Heavy snowfall across Greece

More than 2 feet of snow in some areas. Traffic in mountainous and semi-mountainous areas conducted only with snow chains.

 20 Jan 2016 –  Problems have been reported on Athens-Thessaloniki motorway, particularly at Martino, where a large number of snow graders are working to keep the road open.

On Mt.Pelion the snow has reached 70cm (more than 2 ft) and access to Hania snow resort is possible only by the use of snow chains.

Snow is also falling over the islands of the complex of Sporades, particularly over Skopelos and Alonnissos.

Below zero temperatures are recorded in all the regions of Central and Western Macedonia with the lowest one in the city of Florina (-12C) and Ptolemaida (-11C).


Thanks to Argiris Diamantis for this link