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More than 250 individuals were arrested across Greece on Wednesday by the police.
According to the police, officers took into account local operational plans and focused on areas with increased crime in an effort to improve public safety.
From the 21,609 people that were checked, 733 individuals were brought into police stations and 282 people were arrested.
The number of tourists visiting Greece has hit a record high since the start of the year, despite a heatwave and fierce wildfires over the summer, according to official statistics.
From January to the end of August, 22.65 million people visited the Mediterranean country renowned for its Aegean islands and ancient sites such as the Acropolis in the capital Athens.
A heavy storm hit Corfu at 03.00 p.m. on Monday causing problems with the electricity system as well as with the operation of the Ioannis Kapodistrias Airport.
Eight flights were not able to land because of the thunderstorm, while three of them had to land at nearby airports.
Areas in the center and periphery of Corfu experienced power cuts.
Police on Corfu are investigating a fatal road incident in which two pedestrians, a couple in their 80s, lost their lives.
The accident took place late on Thursday night, on the Roda-Acharavi provincial road when the couple, aged 80 and 81 years old, were struck by a car being driven by a 31-year-old citizen, who was subsequently arrested.