Extreme Weather Warning for Crete!
Ferries remain docked at the ports of Piraeus, Rafina and Lavrio on Sunday, February 24th 2019, as powerful winds are blowing with intensity of 8-9 Beaufort and locally up to 10 B. Barometric low “Okeanis” has moved in the South of Greece, and meteorologists warn of extreme weather phenomena in the island groups of Cyclades and the Dodecanese as well as Crete.
Website meteo.gr of the National Observatory in Athens warns of extreme weather phenomena in the South Aegean Sea as of Sunday afternoon, with powerful rainfalls and thunderstorms and heavy snowfall on the mountainous areas of Crete. The bad weather is forecast to last until Monday afternoon, Feb 25.
It is mainly the West part of Crete that will be hit by the extreme weather phenomena, the site warns.