It has turned white in many regions of Greece. Snowfall brought Elpis’s atmospheric front. The weather conditions were so harsh that some routes had to be closed.
Elpis – a strong atmospheric front brought snowfall to many regions of Greece. In the vicinity of Athens, the temperature began to drop sharply.
The first snowfalls appeared in the higher regions of the cities of Pendeli and Imitos. On Saturday morning, the landscapes were completely green. Due to the difficult conditions, drivers had to fit tire chains on the tires. Some roads had to be closed.
Rain is expected in the Cyclades, Crete and the Dodecanese. According to forecasts, thunderstorms with strong discharges and hail may appear in places. Snow is still expected to fall locally.
The emergency services ensured that they are on full alert to provide assistance when necessary.
Main photo source: ENEX