Extreme weather conditions were recorded in Northern Greece late Wednesday. A heavy hail storm caused extensive damage to farming areas in the prefectures of Imathia, Pieria and Kilkis.
The storm also hit the major northern Greek city of Thessaloniki. Temperatures plunged from 33C to 20C, followed by a rainstorm and gale-force winds. According to the Fire Brigade, no damage was reported in the city.