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12.01.2017 - 12: 09

Greek Thessaloniki experiencing record cold

Frosts in the northern capital of Greece Thessaloniki, set a record - there are already cold unprecedented four days, said director of the Laboratory of Meteorology and Climatology University Professor Theodoros Karakostas Aristotle.

The laboratory was set up and maintain surveillance 1963 years.

"The last time the low temperature for all day standing in January 1963 year Frost lasted three days -. 23, 24 and 25 January 1963 years, this means that the highest temperature in those days was below zero now we have four. frost days, and possibly go fifth day So it is a very big record, and I do not think he will soon be broken. "- said the scientist in an interview with radio station" Praktorio FM 104,9 "the Athens news agency.

Karakostas also said that the lowest temperature was recorded in Thessaloniki in January 14 1968 year at -12,6 degrees Celsius. In recent days, the city stood 8-degree frosts.

Anticyclone "Ariadna" Friday brought from Siberia unprecedented for Greece frosts and snowfalls, the state of emergency was introduced in some regions, particularly in Eastern Macedonia and Thrace, Western Macedonia, and on some islands, where snow depth exceeded meter.

A source: RIA News

Author: Gennady Melnik

Tags: Greece, winter, cold, weather

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