Hot Weather to Continue Throughout Greece on Friday

ΑΤΗΕΝS — Sunny weather and persistently high temperatures are forecast throughout Greece on Friday, with winds blowing from northerly directions, between 3-5 Beaufort and 6 Beaufort at sea. Temperatures will range from 22C to 39C in the north, between 21C and 37C in western Greece, from 20C to 40C along the eastern mainland and from 24C and 38C on the islands of the Aegean. Sunny in Attica, with temperatures from 26C and 39C. Initially sunny then cloudy from the afternoon, with temperatures from 23C to 36C.


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