14 Jul 2023

Acropolis closed in Athens due to extreme heatwave in Europe

Weather Presenter

Missing out on that Continental holiday might be a blessed relief – Europe is sweltering under temperatures so fierce the heatwave has been named Cerberus, after the three headed monster from Dante’s Inferno.

It’s so hot in Athens they’ve closed down the Acropolis, while the Italian authorities have warned people to stay out of the midday sun.