‘Welcome to global warming’: Greece warns against unnecessary work as temperatures soar

Hellenic Shipping News | Jul 31, 2021 at 2:00 AM
  • Greek authorities warned the public against unnecessary work and travel on Friday as temperatures hit 40 degrees Celsius (104 °F) in Athens and the ancient Acropolis, its most visited monument, was briefly forced to close.
  • The Acropolis, which looks out over the capital, closed for a few hours as it does when temperatures rise, to protect tourists from the heat.