Locals said that something like this this had not happened in several years.
After wildfires affecting vast forest areas, Australia was hit by storms. Although the rain is not enough to extinguish the fires, it was welcomed.
In some parts of New South Wales, there were even floods, and locals said it hadn't happened in several years.
Heavy snowfall and gale-force winds shut down the popular ski resort of Vora-Kaimaktsalan in Pella, northern Greece, on Tuesday.
Resort manager Panos Panagiotopoulos told the Athens-Macedonian News Agency that a fierce blizzard kicked up in the area in the early hours of Tuesday, making conditions hazardous at the popular winter destination.
The victims of the devastating fires raging in Australia since Friday are now four, TASS and France Press reported, citing the latest police figures.
A man's body was found near the town of Kempsey, in southeastern New South Wales. He is believed to be a 58-year-old resident who has not been seen since Friday.
A tornado blew off the storages of an entire olive oil factory in the town of Kalamata in southern Greece, NOVA reported.
The strong whirlwind struck on November 4 in the afternoon and was captured by the plant's security cameras, local media reported.
Most of the warehouses have been destroyed. The strong wind also lifted cars that were parked near the plant.