Many parts of central and northern Greece lie covered in a blanket of snow on Wednesday as a new cold front holds the entire country in its frigid grasp.

In view of the inclement weather, the Civil Protection (GSCP) issued a warning, informing all pertinent state services, regions and municipalities in the country to be prepared to deal with any problems caused by the severe weather.
Heavy snowfall has hit regions of the mainland and Evia, as well as in the mountains of Crete, the lowlands of Macedonia and the Aegean islands.
A significant temperature drop of -10 degrees Celsius will come from the north, while heavy rain and thunderstorms will also affect the Cyclades and Crete.Forecasts predict the latest wintry weather conditions in Greece and in Greek islands, will ease up on Friday, as temperatures return to seasonal norms.