Temperatures were rising again throughout Greece on Thursday, with forecasts predicting highs of 43 Celsius during the day, and sustained high temperatures until next Sunday. The mercury is forecast to temporarily drop on Monday, 24 July, before surging up again on Tuesday, 25 July, according to the National Meteorological Service’s updated report on heatwave CLEON.
From Friday, 21 July, until Sunday, 23 July, temperatures are forecast to escalate, reaching 41C-43C on the mainland and even climbing as high as 44C in parts of Thessaly and Central Greece. Temperatures will also be high on the islands, ranging from 38C-41C.
On Monday, 24 July, there will be a drop of between 2 to 5 degrees, mostly in the eastern parts of the country.
According to the available data, high temperatures are forecast to return on Tuesday, 25 July, until Thursday, 27 July.