Rains and thunderstorms in the highlights of western, northern and temporarily central Greece will make up today’s weather scene on Saturday. The winds will blow from the south southwest at 8 Beaufort, gradually from the west they will turn to the west southwest and at night they will weaken. The temperature will drop considerably towards the west and north from its maximum values.
A cold front, which crosses our country from the early hours of the morning, causes local rains and thunderstorms on the Ionian, western and central zones. According to the network of automatic weather stations of the National Observatory of Athens / Meteo.gr, the highest rainfall levels are recorded in Epirus (Ioannina Prefecture) and in the Central Ionian region.
The latest forecast data available from the National Observatory of Athens / Meteo. gr show that the cold front is moving rapidly eastward and influencing local showers and thunderstorms in the western Peloponnese, Thessaly, Macedonia, Thrace, the North Sea islands and later the islands of the eastern Aegean Sea.
Effects can be significant until noon in the Western Sterea and the Western Peloponnese, but mainly at noon in Macedonia, Thrace and the northern Aegean Islands, where there is a possibility of local hail.
At the same time, strong westerly winds will prevail in the Ionian and southerly winds of the Aegean Sea, with their intensities reaching seven Beaufort, while in the afternoon the winds from the Aegean Sea will turn to the Where is with their intensity in the northern Aegean Sea temporarily reaching eight Beaufort.