Thursday April 17, 2014 Search
Weather | Athens
19o C
12o C
News
Business
Comment
Life
Sports
Community
Survival Guide
Greek Edition
Three-day cold snap to hit Greece, snow expected in north

Greece is bracing for a three-day cold snap from Monday, with heavy snow expected in some parts of the country, northern Greece in particular.

In Macedonia and Thrace in the north will see sub-zero temperatures at night, with snow falling on the mountains as well as parts of the coast. Daytime highs on Monday are not expected to exceed 6 Celsius.

The Ionian islands and western parts of the mainland will see heavy showers and strong winds at sea, while temperatures are forecast to range between -2 and 13 Celsius, while Thessaly, the eastern mainland, Evia and the eastern Peloponnese will see a morning cold snap with snow in the highlands turning to rain later in the day. Thessaly is also expected to experience some snowfall at lower altitudes overnight.

The islands and Crete will also have a mixture of snow on the highlands with sleet and rain falling at lower altitudes. Temperatures are forecast to range from 6-14 Celsius, though strong winds reaching 8 on the Beaufort scale will make it feel colder.

Attica will see local showers and snow on the mountains around mid-day, though dropping temperatures will mean more snow in the evening at altitudes as low as 500 meters. Temperatures are forecast to range between 3-11 Celsius in Athens and 2-3 degrees lower than that in northern parts.

Thessaloniki will see sleet around noon and snow in the mountains coming down to altitudes of 200 meters, while temperatures will drop to 0 Celsius on strong northerly winds.

ekathimerini.com , Monday Jan 7, 2013 (09:49)  
Judges warn GD holdups over lifting of immunity could lead to suspects´ release
Tensions in SYRIZA as EP election list finalized
Greenpeace warns Greek bees at risk due to ‘toxic cocktail’
Writer slammed for questioning Holy Fire
Euro award institutions choose Greece
Two major European corporate award ceremonies will take place in Athens for the first time in the coming months. They are the European Business Awards, which recognize the continent’s most i...
Mission to woo Russian visitors
The Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE) has set its target for this year’s tourist arrivals from abroad at 18.5-19 million and revenues at 13 billion euros, as bookings from fore...
Inside Business
SOCCER
Greek soccer turns fishier than ever
Soccer in Greece reached new lows in scenes unseen since the national team’s triumph in Euro 2004, as PAOK and Olympiakos served up a cup semifinal with PAOK emerging as the winner and the s...
BASKETBALL
Greens within a whisker of upsetting CSKA Moscow
Panathinaikos came mighty close to snatching home advantage from CSKA Moscow in Game 1 of the Euroleague play-offs on Wednesday, but eventually succumbed to its host in Russia in overtime, w...
Inside Sports
COMMENTARY
Stopping the madness
Greek society is threatened by an overdose of madness and hatred. To be sure, behind the rise of polarization and of extreme – sometimes extremist – views is the harsh reality of the debt cr...
EDITORIAL
Fundamental contradictions
The deep division running through the ranks of the country’s main opposition party regarding the euro and how Greece’s negotiations with its partners and creditors ought to be carried out is...
Inside Comment
SPONSORED LINK: FinanzNachrichten.de
SPONSORED LINK: BestPrice.gr
 RECENT NEWS
1. Greek soccer turns fishier than ever
2. Greens within a whisker of upsetting CSKA Moscow
3. Euro award institutions choose Greece
4. Mission to woo Russian visitors
5. IOBE: Reforms are the only way for economy to return to growth
6. Piraeus steals show as stock index recovers
more news
Today
This Week
1. EU struggles to unpick the knot of Russia-Ukraine gas logistics
2. Stormy weather expected in northwest, central Greece
3. Greece to assist search for remains of Turkish pilot
4. Illegally claimed pensions cost state over 12.5 million euros
5. Bad weather leaves northwest town powerless
6. University admission exams to commence May 28
Today
This Week
1. Bomb explodes outside Bank of Greece
2. Time to take a hard look at debt sustainability, says OECD chief
3. For faith and country
4. CCTV footage from Nigrita Prison shows signs of inmate torture [Video]
5. Samaras sees no need for third bailout
6. Car bomb explodes outside Greek Central Bank building, no one hurt [Update]
   Find us ...
  ... on
Twitter
     ... on Facebook   
About us  |  Subscriptions  |  Advertising  |  Contact us  |  Athens Plus  |  RSS  |   
Copyright © 2014, H KAΘHMEPINH All Rights Reserved.