Bad weather with storms and hail in Crete

On Friday morning (23/9) the EMY issued an emergency notice of worsening weather.

Specifically, heavy rains and storms that will be accompanied in places by hail and very strong winds are predicted in Crete today from noon until the evening.

The weather on Friday across the country

In general, the weather will be unsettled today with rain and storms, while the temperature will remain low for the season. From Friday evening, however, an improvement is expected.

According to the forecast of the National Meteorological Service (EMY), the weather today in the Ionian, Peloponnese and Crete will be cloudy with local rains and sporadic storms. In the rest of the country a few clouds locally increased with temporary local rains in the northern Aegean and from the midday hours in the rest of the mainland, isolated storms in Macedonia and Thrace and improvement in the evening.

The winds will blow from northerly directions 3 to 5 and in the southeast Aegean locally 6 Beaufort. The temperature will be kept at low levels for the season and will not exceed in their north 20 to 22 degrees and in the rest of their country 23 to 25 degrees Celsius.

ATTICA
Weather: A few clouds temporarily increased with the possibility of temporary local rain. In the evening the weather will improve.
Winds: North northeast 3 to 4 Beaufort.
Temperature: From 14 to 23 degrees Celsius.

THESSALONIKI
Weather: A few clouds that will gradually increase and from the midday hours there will be local showers and possibly isolated thunderstorms. In the evening the weather will improve.
Winds: North northwest 3 to 4 and light in the morning to 5 Beaufort.
Temperature: From 14 to 22 degrees Celsius.

MACEDONIA, THRACE
Weather: A few clouds that will gradually increase and from the midday hours there will be local rains or showers and isolated storms in central and eastern Macedonia and Thrace. In the evening the weather will improve.
Winds: From north directions 3 to 4 and temporary in the morning in central Macedonia up to 5 Beaufort.
Temperature: From 08 to 22 degrees Celsius. In western Macedonia 3 to 4 degrees lower.

IONIAN ISLANDS, EPIROS, WESTERN Mainland, WESTERN PELOPONNISE
Weather: In the Ionian and the western Peloponnese, clouds are forecast with local rains and mainly in the south sporadic storms. In the rest of the areas, a few clouds that will temporarily increase from the midday hours and there will be local rains or showers. From the evening hours the weather will gradually improve.
Winds: From easterly directions 3 to 4 Beaufort, turning from midday hours to North Northwest 3 to 4 and in the North Ionian locally 5 Beaufort.
Temperature: From 14 to 25 degrees Celsius. In the interior of Epirus 4 to 5 degrees lower.

THESSALIA, EASTERN CONTINENTA, EASTERN PELOPONNISUS
Weather: A few clouds temporarily increased with local rains or showers mainly in the midday and afternoon hours. In the evening the weather will improve.
Winds: North northeast 3 to 4 and in the south local 5 Beaufort.
Temperature: From 12 to 24 degrees Celsius.

CYCLADES, CRETE
Weather: In Crete and gradually in the Cyclades, clouds with local rains are forecast and sporadic storms will occur in Crete from noon.
Winds: North northeast 4 to 5 and gradually local 6 Beaufort.
Temperature: From 17 to 25 degrees Celsius.

EAST AEGEAN ISLANDS – DODECANISE
Weather: In the islands of the eastern Aegean few clouds locally increased in the north, where there will be local rains and possibly isolated storms. In the evening the weather will improve. In the Dodecanese there will be a few clouds that will increase from the afternoon and in the evening there will be local rains in the south.
Winds: North Northeast 3 to 4 Beaufort gradually turning to North 4 to 6 Beaufort. In the rest of the areas north northwest 5 to 6 Beaufort.
Temperature: From 18 to 25 degrees Celsius. In the north 2 to 3 degrees lower.

EUBOEA
Weather: A few clouds temporarily increasing with local showers and possible isolated thunderstorms. In the evening the weather will improve.
Winds: Northeast 3 to 4 and in the south locally up to 5 Beaufort.
Temperature: From 13 to 23 degrees Celsius.

What will the weather be like this weekend?

In Crete and the Dodecanese in the morning hours of Saturday, temporary clouds with local rains and rapid improvement. In the rest of the country, generally clear weather with sparse clouds in the north.

Visibility in continental areas will be limited in places in the morning and evening hours.

Winds to the north will be variable 3 to 4 Beaufort. In the rest of the areas, north-northeast winds will blow 4 to 5 and in the southeast Aegean, northwest winds locally 6 Beaufort with a slight weakening from the evening.

The temperature will rise slightly, in the north it will reach 22 to 24 and in the rest of the country 25 to 26 degrees Celsius.

On Sunday, the weather will be generally clear, with sparse clouds.

Visibility in continental areas will be limited in places, mainly in the morning and evening hours.

The winds will be variable 3 to 4 Beaufort and in the morning hours in the south north northeast with the same intensity.

The temperature will rise slightly further and reach close to normal levels for the season.

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