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Significant rain will hit large parts of Greece from late Sunday to Monday afternoon, the National Meteorological Service (EMY) says, updating its weather forecast.
Rains and storms will start in western and southwestern Greece late Sunday and, by early morning, will also engulf most of the mainland, except for the region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace in the northeast.
The weather in Greece is set to change as of Sunday night, starting in the west, and spreading to the central and eastern mainland, the Cyclades islands and Crete and, lastly, the Eastern Aegean and Dodecanese Islands.
The bad weather will be accompanied by near-gale-force winds of up to 8 Beaufort and possibly hail.
Registered unemployment in Greece totaled 1,039,475 persons in January, down 4.7% from the same month last year and by 0.03% compared with December 2023, the Public Manpower Agency (DYPA) said in a report on Tuesday.
A total of 500,459 jobless (48.1%) were long-term unemployed (more than 12 months).
The next major challenge is the completion of the excavations where the school where Aristotle taught the great Greek king of Macedonia was located
President Katerina Sakellaropoulou looks at ancient helmet in the exhibition "Chaeronea, August 2, 338 BC: A Day that Changed the World," at the Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens. The Battle of Chaeronea was fought in 338 BC, near the city of Chaeronea in Boeotia, between Macedonia under Philip II and an alliance of city-states led by Athens and Thebes.
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis attended the official launch of two fireboats on Wednesday, describing it as a significant step in a 2.1-billion-euro investment in its fire service and civil protection. The two vessels were commissioned into service during a ceremony held at Piraeus Port near Athens.
The number of international arrivals at Thessaloniki's Makedonia Airport posted a significant increase last year compared with 2022, while the tourism season launched earlier for the cruise sector in the northern port city this year and the prospects are very encouraging for 2024, Deputy Tourism Minister Elena Rapti announced in a video call at a conference organized by the Regional Union of Mu