Heavy rain, storms and strong winds were expected to hit various parts of Greece late Thursday, the country's National Meteorological Service (EMY), warned earlier in the day.
According to an emergency report filed by the service, bad weather was expected in the Ionian islands, Epirus, parts of Central Greece and the eastern Peloponnese and possibly Thessaly.
A video released by Greek National Tourism Organization (EOT) shows the beauty of lesser known Greek islands that are waiting to be discovered by travellers from around the world.
“Precious diamonds worth discovering for their natural beauty, the intense flavors and aromas, but mainly for their virgin character reminiscent of old times.”
In beautiful piece of what it means to vacation in Greece, and contrary to fear surrounding the country’s future in the Eurozone, the Guardian explains why it is still the right choice visit Greece during summer. The generous and friendly people, the fresh foods and the sense of warmth one feels there. Here is an excerpt of the article by Kevin Rushby: