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

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