Historic snowstorm leaves 3 dead in Greece

At least three people were killed on Tuesday, February 16, 2021, as ‘fiercest’ snowfall in terms of intensity and volume since 2008 hit Greece, according to the National Meteorological Service. The snowfall caused havoc across the country, including in the capital Athens, mainly resulting in widespread disruption. Heavy snowfall, accompanied by gale-force winds battered the country on Monday, February 15, which led to delayed transport, power outages, and suspended services. The cold front dubbed “Medea” sent temperatures dropping, with a maximum low of -19 °C (-2.2 °F) in the northwestern city of Florina…..Read More