Greece is in for a 2-3 day period of intense rainfall and rare weather phenomena. Combined totals over the period in western and southern Greece…Rainfall is likely to reach 50+mm over widespread areas and locally 100-400+mm.
Major flooding is expected. The major rainfall event will be caused by the persistent cutoff low, now centered over the southern-central Mediterranean.Strong Scirocco winds in the warm sector will be advecting warm, moist air from the central-eastern Mediterranean over Greece.
Large parts of central, northern and western Greece are likely to receive over 50 mm of rainfall, with many locations receiving large totals of 100-400+ mm of rainfall.