Snow in Greece | Winter 2017 | Photos

The low temperatures over the last weekend caused snow and frost throughout the country, even in the islands. Some parts of Greece, especially in the North have been completely blanketed in snow. Severe weather conditions placed refugees to risk in outdoors camps.  Here are some stunning and some shocking photos of snow-covered Greece.

A young refugee walks through snowstorm at refugee camp north of Athens. Photo: Reuters 

Snow-covered tents at the Moria refugee camp on the island of Lesbos last week AFP/Getty independent.co.uk

Acropolis – Photo by Kathimerini

Skopelos Photo by newsbomb

Photo Yiannis Behrakis euronews.gr

A woman holding an umbrella walks under an artistic sculpture during heavy snowfall in Thessaloniki, Greece, January 10, 2017. (Photo by AFP) iuvmnews

Laundry of Syrian refugees is covered with snow while hung on a fence at the refugee camp of Ritsona about 86 kilometers (53 miles) north of Athens, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017. The European Commission said conditions for refugees on islands and other camps where they are housed in tents despite severe cold weather, is “untenable.” (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

St Lucas area in Lamia – Photo by everything.plus

A Syrian refugee child walks barefoot on frozen ground at the refugee camp of Ritsona about 86 kilometers (53 miles) north of Athens, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017. The European Commission said conditions for refugees on islands and other camps where they are housed in tents despite severe cold weather, is “untenable.” (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

Lefka Ori – Crete – Photo by youtube.com

A migrant in the snowbound Moria hotspot on the Greek island of Lesbos – AFP

Snow covers the archaeological excavations site in Ancient Corinth, Greece – express.co.uk

 

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