1778 – snow on Athos

We get different reports from yesterday, the 18th of January, and today, that Athos was covered by a white blanket of snow (Chilandariou).

Father Eugenios (Nea Skiti) sent me this picture, taken from Skiti Xenofontos:Athos winter 18-1-2016The Lavra weather station shot this video today, 19/1/2016:

Here is a screenshot of today’s weather condition, with the forecast below it: this weekend more snow is expected!

snowfall Athos 19-1-2016snow forecast Athos 01-2016

Will it invite the monks of Gregoriou to have another snowball fight ? – see “The battle of Gregoriou“, posted one year ago!

Wim, 19/1

This entry was posted in 01 Lavra, nature, news, skiti and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s