“Weather is crazy”. In Greece, thunderstorms and hail will replace the anomalous heat
ATHENS, Aug 11 — RIA Novosti, Gennady Melnik. The Greek meteorological service EMY has issued an emergency weather forecast according to which in the country following the 40-degree heat expected thunderstorms, rain and hail.
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“The weather was crazy — after the heat of 41 degrees coming storms and hail,” writes the Greek newspaper “Proto theme.” “From hell in the rain” — describes the Cretan edition cretedoc.gr sharp change of weather.
Since the beginning of the week almost all over Greece is hot — plus 40-42 in the shade in Athens — 37-38.
In the “red zone” of the thermometer will stay until Saturday, and then replaced them in some areas, come rain, storms, hail and strong winds.
Thunderstorms and rains are expected in Northern Greece, in Central and Western Macedonia, they will be accompanied by strong winds and hail. Sunday is expected to total temperature decrease in most parts of the country, but still it will be above average this time of year.
In Greece every ten years, there has been a heat wave. In 2007, in some areas, the thermometer rose to the level of 46 degrees Celsius, then across the attic and in many regions of Greece burned the fires burned hundreds of hectares of forest.