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Snowfall in Eastern and Southern Parts of Greece to Continue on Wednesday

February 16, 2021

ATHENS — The heavy snowfall recorded from Monday night in the regions of Attica, Evia, Cyclades and Crete which have provoked problems to the traffic in many parts of the road network will continue until Wednesday morning, according to latest data of Athens National Observatory's meteo service, meteo.gr.

The gale force winds prevailing in the Aegean will gradually subside and on Tuesday night will not exceed 7 on the Beaufort scale with exception the Dodecanese that will reach 9 on the Beaufort scale.

Temperatures will be extremely low during the night, especially in western Macedonia and in the mountainous areas that may drop below -15 on the Celsius scale.

Snowfall in the eastern and southern parts and mostly fair weather in the other parts of the country is forecast for Wednesday. Wind velocity will reach 9 on the Beaufort scale. Partly cloudy in the northern parts of the country with temperatures ranging from -12C to 07C and in western Macedonia -18C to 01C. Mostly fair in the western parts with temperatures between -05 and 11C, in Epirus from -13C to 05C. Fair weather in Thessaly but snow will fall in the eastern parts of the region of Sterea and in Evia with gradual improvement. Temperatures will range between -03C to 09C. Sleet and snowfall in Crete and in the Aegean islands, 0C-10C. Snowfall in the northern and eastern parts of Athens in the morning with gradual improvement, -01C-07C. Mostly fair in Thessaloniki, -03C-07C,

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