Bad weather Daniel is coming, as the phenomenon is called, which is expected to last for three days.

The deterioration of the weather has started from the north. The phenomena are not expected to affect Attica today.

Heavy rains and storms are expected, accompanied by hail and a high frequency of lightning. Specifically from the pre-noon hours in western and central Macedonia and temporarily in eastern Macedonia and Thrace. From the midday hours in Epirus, Thessaly, the Sporades and gradually in the Ionian Islands, Sterea and Evia and from the early afternoon in the Peloponnese (mainly the west and the north). From late afternoon the phenomena will be limited to central Macedonia (mainly in the prefectures of Pieria and Imathia).

In the rest of the areas, sparse clouds that will gradually thicken and in the evening in the southeast there will be local rains and late at night possible isolated storms.

Winds will blow from north directions 4 to 6 and in the seas locally 7 Beaufort. In the northern Aegean in the evening they will strengthen to 8 Beaufort, while from the late afternoon in the southern Ionian Sea they will turn to east southeast 4 to 6 Beaufort.

The temperature will drop significantly mainly in the north and in the west and in central Macedonia it will not exceed 24 degrees, while in eastern Macedonia and Thrace it will reach 26 to 28 degrees Celsius. In the rest of the country it will reach 28 to 30 degrees and in the southern island country in places 31 degrees Celsius.

New meeting

A new meeting will be held today at noon at the ministry Climate Crisis and Civil Protectionunder the minister, Vasilis Kikiliafor the upcoming intense weather conditions.

The meeting, which will take place immediately after the update of the Emergency Bulletin of Dangerous Weather Phenomena (EDEKF) by the National Meteorological Service, will also be attended by representatives of the Hellenic Police, the Fire Brigade, the EMY as well as representatives of the regions of the whole country and of KEDE.

At the extraordinary coordination meeting held yesterday, the Minister of Climate Crisis and Civil Protection, Vassilis Kikilias, underlined that the entire Civil Protection mechanism is on high alert and stressed to all participants the need for full readinessso as to obtain the necessary preventive measures and to immediately deal with any problems that may arise due to the upcoming hazardous weather events.

At the same time, in the context of yesterday’s meeting, it was decided to activate 112, if it is deemed necessary to send warning messages to specific areas depending on the evolution of the phenomena. In addition, Mr. Kikilias requested that special attention be shown, given that the dangerous phenomena will affect most areas of the country.