Athens and many Greek islands were covered in snow on Monday as a severe weather front hit Greece, bringing with it snowfall and below freezing temperatures.
Authorities sent out emergency alerts, warning people to avoid travel except for essential reasons on Monday and Tuesday.
Parliament was suspended, schools were shut down across the greater Athens area and metro access to the airport was disrupted, officials said.
There was even heavy snowfall in central Athens, creating beautiful scenes around the city’s famous monuments such as the Acropolis and Lykavittos.
On Sunday, snow uncharacteristically fell on several Aegean islands, including Andros, Naxos and Tinos, while also covering beaches on Mykonos, most widely known as a summer hot spot.
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