On Friday, the African dust will have rolled in, making the weather in Greece generally dusty, cloudy and warm.

The dust will also bring with it a warm air mass from Africa, which will significantly increase temperatures, creating Greece’s first heat wave for this year.

The dust and heat will be the most pronounced in the western and southern parts of the country, but there will also be increased cloud cover over all of Greece, which will be denser in the north.

A few light rains are likely to occur in the south, in the southern Ionian islands, in parts of the Peloponnese, and in the northern Cyclades from the afternoon until the evening. Friday will be characterized by clouds, heat and African dust.

The temperature at noon will approach 23-25 degrees Celsius ​​in the north, 29-31 degrees Celsius in the rest of the mainland, and parts of the Peloponnese and Crete will reach as high as 33-34 degrees.

In the morning the winds will blow strong across the Ionian island, coming from a southerly direction and reaching 6-7 Beaufort, but subsiding from the afternoon. The Aegean, on the other hand, will have winds blowing from the East-northeast ranging between 3-5 Beaufort.

Attica woke up to dense, yellow clouds, which will hang around for most of the day, possible turning into “mud rain”. The temperature will range between 17-28 degrees, with light northeast winds of 2-3 Beaufort.

Thessaloniki expects clouds, which will break up a bit from the afternoon, and temperatures from 15-23 degrees and gentle southerly winds in the Thermaikos Gulf, of just 2-3 Beaufort.

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