Skip to comments.In Athens, rare snow blankets Acropolis, halts vaccinations [Greece]
Posted on 02/16/2021 12:15:14 PM PST by Olog-hai
Heavy snowfall blanketed the Acropolis and other ancient monuments in Athens, caused power cuts and halted COVID-19 vaccinations in the Greek capital on Tuesday as the weather brought many services across the country to a standstill.
Greek media reported that three deaths in separate parts of the country were linked with the bad weather. State ERT TV said two elderly men with breathing problems died after their mechanical respiratory aids stopped working due to power cuts, and a farmer on the island of Crete was found dead in a snow-covered area near his sheepfold.
While western Europe got some respite from winter weather, temperatures plunged in the southeast of the continent and storms also battered Turkey.
The snow, an unusual sight in the Greek capital of more than 3 million residents, also stopped most public transport services. Hundreds of toppled trees downed power cables, causing blackouts in several suburbs, while one area on the city’s northern fringes was declared in a state of emergency for the next month. Some of the affected suburbs were also left without water.
Snow is common in Greece’s mountains and in the north of the country, but much rarer in the capital. Some Athenians emerged cautiously outside, snapping photos on balconies and in the streets. …
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Biden overdid his executive orders to halt global warming.
Looks like we don’t need Little Greta anymore
But I like that picture oh her face on the back of the car with the brake lights for her eyes.
That is SNOW, and it does look COLD!
“With Co2 at 480-ppm how is this possible?” /S/H
But just wait until spring is here and politically correct global warming alarmists wake up after long winter hibernation. But maybe not so soon since groundhog predicted six more weeks of winter on Feb 2. =^O
“While western Europe got some respite from winter weather, temperatures plunged in the southeast of the continent and storms also battered Turkey.”
Mmmmmmmmmmm . . . . battered Turkey. . . .
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