Storm kills 6, injures 30

GREECE – Six tourists were killed and at least 30 people injured in a storm which swept across a region of northern Greece.

Gale-force winds, heavy rain and hailstorms lashed Halkidiki, near the city of Thessaloniki on Wednesday.

A Czech couple died when their caravan was blown away, two Romanians and two Russians were also killed.

A state of emergency was declared and more than 100 rescue workers deployed.

The storm followed a spell of very hot weather in Greece with temperatures soaring to 37˚C over the past two days.(BBC)


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