A cold wave has swept Southern Greece and has enveloped large swathes of land in snow. The icy cold wave has also disrupted lives and has caused blackouts, highway closures, and service disruptions. Schools were closed in Athens along with court houses and multiple services.
A man and a child walk on the snow in a park in Vrilisia, a suburb of Athens.
Parts of the Acropolis are covered in snow as the Parthenon temple stands atop of the ancient hill, after a snowfall, in Athens, Greece. High winds and a cold snap in Greece halted ferry services and highway traffic and dusted the Acropolis and other ancient monuments in Athens with snow.
24 year-old Goulielmos plays guitar in a park in Vrilisia, a suburb of Athens.
People with their dogs enjoy snow at a park in the northern Athens suburb of Vrilissia, Greece.
Children play in the snow in Vrilisia, a suburb of Athens.
A snow plow clears a street in the Cholargos suburb of Athens during a snowstorm.
A woman takes a selfie with the snow in the Chalandri suburb in the northern Athens during a snowfall.
A woman with an umbrella walks past the Runner, a sculptured by Kostas Varotsos, during a snowstorm, in Athens.
Snow covers a tree in central Athens with the ancient Parthenon temple on the Acropolis hill seen in the background, in Athens.
A woman clears the snow in Chalandri suburb in the northern Athens during a snowfall.
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