The first wave of bad weather is peaking

The first phase of the bad weather “Medea” is in progress, with rains in the west and snowfall in low altitudes of the northern country. Today is expected to peak the first phase of bad weather “Medea” and specifically from morning to afternoon Sunday will prevail rain or sleet in the plains of Western and Eastern Sterea, Peloponnese and the coast of Epirus.

Thunderstorms will occur in the morning in the Ionian Islands and possibly later in the Cyclades. Snowfalls at intervals dense from the height of Central Greece and further north, as well as in the rest of the mountains and semi-mountains of the mainland. From the afternoon of Sunday, 14/02, the effects will gradually weaken in the north and will be limited to the east and south, with snowfall gradually appearing at lower altitudes (including the northern suburbs of Athens).

The Traffic Police recommends a lot of attention on the roads, while the General Secretariat for Civil Protection suggests avoiding unnecessary movements.

Truck ban in Athens – Lamia from Kalyftaki

The traffic of trucks over 3.5 tons on the National Road Athens – Lamia in the current to Lamia from the height of the Kalyftaki Bridge was prohibited.

Also, since yesterday, the movement of trucks, payload over 3.5 tons is prohibited in Egnatia but also in many parts of the National Road Network, mainly in Northern Greece and Thessaly.

Temporary ban on the traffic of all trucks of payload over 3.5 tons in both traffic streams from the 72nd km to the 160th km of the Alexandroupolis – Ormeniou National Road.

See here on which roads the traffic of trucks is prohibited.

Anti-skid chains are needed in many parts of the national and local road network, mainly in Macedonia, Thrace and Thessaly.

Watch live how the bad weather will move:

Meanwhile, on Saturday night the wave of bad weather that started from Northern Greece with rain and snowfall reached Lamia. The areas of Domokou, Bralo and West Fthiotida are white, without causing any particular problems.

Occasionally heavy snowfalls will occur in the central and northern, mountainous and semi-mountainous areas of Sterea and Evia and the mountains of the Peloponnese. In the evening it will snow in the mountains of Crete as well as in areas of eastern Sterea and Evia with low altitude.

In the rest of the regions it rains and mainly in the sea and coastal areas storms, in places strong, in the morning in the west, until late in the afternoon in the Aegean islands and temporarily in Crete.

The winds will blow in the west, central and north, from north directions 6 to 8 and in the northern Aegean northeast 9 beauforts. In the southern island country from southern directions 5 to 7, gradually turning until night to north 6 to 8 Beaufort.

The temperature will fluctuate at low levels almost all over the country. Frost will occur mainly on the mainland. In the north the frost will be locally strong and in many areas total.

The blue shades the height of rain / sleet and the purple shades, the intensity of the snowfall

Macedonia, Thrace

Weather: Increased clouds with snowfall in places dense, which from the afternoon will gradually weaken.

Winds: North northeast 5 to 7 and in the east local 8 to 9 Beaufort.

Temperature: From -06 (minus 6) to 01 degree Celsius. In western Macedonia 4 to 6 points lower.

Ionian Islands, Epirus, Western Sterea, Western Peloponnese

Weather: Increased clouds with rain and in the sea and coastal areas sporadic thunderstorms in places strong in the morning. Heavy snowfall will occur in the morning in Epirus and the mountainous-semi-mountainous areas of western Sterea, while it will snow in the mountainous-semi-mountainous areas of western Peloponnese as well as in areas of western Sterea with low altitude.

Winds: From north 6 to 7 and in the Ionian locally 8 beauforts, temporarily early in the morning in the south south 5 to 6 beauforts.

Temperature: From 08 to 14 and in the north from -03 (minus 3) to 08 degrees Celsius.

Thessaly, Eastern Sterea, Evia, Eastern Peloponnese

Weather: In Thessaly, heavy snowfall in places. In the rest of the regions rain or sleet and in the southern Peloponnese sporadic thunderstorms in places strong. Heavy snowfalls in places will occur in Evia and eastern Sterea, initially in the mountainous-semi-mountainous and gradually and in areas with low altitude.

Winds: North northeast to north 6 to 8 beauforts, south 5 to 6 and gradually to 7 beauforts.

Temperature: From -01 (minus 1) to 12 and in the north from -04 (minus 4) to 05 degrees Celsius.

Cyclades, Crete

Weather: Cloudy with local rains and sporadic thunderstorms, strong in places until the afternoon, mainly in the Cyclades.

Winds: South southwest 5 to 7 beauforts, gradually from the north they will turn to north 6 to 8 beauforts.

Temperature: From 10 to 17 degrees Celsius.

Eastern Aegean Islands, Dodecanese

Weather: In the north increased clouds with snowfall in places dense. In the rest of the regions clouds with local rains and gradually sporadic thunderstorms temporarily strong in places.

Winds: North northeast 6 to 8 and gradually locally 9 Beaufort. In the south from south directions 5 to 6 beauforts, from the evening they will gradually turn to north northwest with the same intensity.

Temperature: From 09 to 16 degrees Celsius. In the north from 00 (zero) to 08 degrees.


Weather: Cloudy with rain or sleet. Snow will fall in the mountains, gradually in the semi-mountains and at night in low altitude areas in the north.

Winds: North northeast 5 to 6 and gradually 7 to 8 Beaufort.

Temperature: From 03 to 08 degrees Celsius, the maximum value will be noted at the beginning of the day. In the north 2 to 4 degrees lower.


Weather: Cloudy with snowfall in places dense, which from the afternoon will weaken.

Winds: From north 5 to 6 beauforts.

Temperature: From -04 (minus 4) to 00 (zero) degrees Celsius.

The weather tomorrow Monday

In the western and northern country temporary snowfall mainly in the morning. In the Dodecanese it rains from time to time. In the rest of the regions clouds with sleet and snowfall, which will be in places dense in eastern Thessaly, eastern Sterea, Evia, the Sporades and in the mountains of Crete.

The winds will blow north northeast 7 to 8, in the east local 9 and in the Aegean at a storm level of up to 10 Beaufort. The temperature will be kept at very low levels and there will be frost, strong in the central and northern parts. In the northern continents the frost will be in places total.

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