DISCUSSION: As a weak low pressure system pushed through much of central and southern Greece during the last 24 hours, wintry weather was ushered into the greater Athens metropolitan area. As shown in the graphic above (courtesy of Christos Doudoulakis via the Meteo Europe team), there were fairly impressive snowfall totals which unfolded across this part of south-central Europe. In the wake of this somewhat surprising snowfall event, departing and arriving flights from Athens International Airport were at least slightly impacted but the effects of this latest winter blast will linger for a little on local roadways and highways. If you have family living or travelling across this region, it would be worthwhile to check on them just to make sure they have stayed safe through this event. Aside from that, it is worthwhile to note the pure beauty of the wintry scene observed over in Athens, Greece.
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