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Weather: Floods and power outages due to bad weather – which areas received snow

Weather: Floods and power outages due to bad weather – which areas received snow

The people of Thessaly have been in a lot of trouble since the bad weather started yesterday afternoon.

Roads in Pelion and Karditsa were flooded, while there were problems with power supply in Volos. The highlight of the evening is the snow on the Fthiotida mountains.

In the Magnesia area, the event hit southern Pelion with intensity during the night, flooding streets and alleys in Zagora, Milis, but without any serious problems.

In Karditsa, streets, pedestrian streets and squares were flooded, and in fact the percentage of rain reached almost 100 millimeters (specifically 97.6) until Friday night, based on the measurements of the meteorological station of the National Observatory of Athens.

Image from the center of Karditsa

Image from the center of Karditsa

In fact, the rain reached 312 mm/h for a few minutes and the police had to intervene to regulate traffic and stop vehicles from passing.

Vilahava and F. in the district of Agios Konstantinos in Volos. There was a power outage in Riga Ferraio Street between Iono.

Residents lit lamps and candles, while municipal lights in the streets were left without power. The problem was quickly fixed.

It is noteworthy that 95 mm of rain was recorded within 8 hours.

Snow in Fthiotida and Thessaly

The mountains of Phitiotida province were dressed in white. According to, snow fell in Oxya at 1,500 meters, Velouhi and Parnassos, while snow and sleet also fell in Oita and Vardousia.

In at least six areas with weather stations, temperatures dropped below zero. Within the regions of Parnassus and Mavrolithari Oidis.

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A similar situation in Western Thessaly, the regions of Bertoli and Metsovo are due to them.

Where will bad weather hit in the next few hours?

More details:

A. Heavy rain and storm today Saturday (20/4):

until noon in Thessaly (mainly Magnesia and eastern parts of Larissa), Sporades, Evia (mainly northern parts), Nkai, Eastern Macedonia (mainly Pieria, Halkidiki) , Thrace (mainly southern and eastern parts) ), Eastern Aegean and Dodecanese islands.

B. Events today Saturday (20-04-24) till noon will be particularly intense and pose a high risk in the following areas:

  • Thessaly (mainly east)
  • Sporades
  • South Piria
  • Northern Evia
  • Province of Phitsanulok (in the north)
  • East Aegean Islands (mainly Chios and Lesvos)