Weather warning issued as rain and storms expected on Friday

Greek authorities on Thursday issued a weather warning as heavy rain and storms were expected on Friday.

Bad weather was expected to hit western parts of the country during the day before spreading across Greece by late Friday.

According to the National Meteorological Service, heavy rain and storms were expected in the Ionian Sea, Central Macedonia, Thessaly, Central Greece, Evia, the Peloponnese, Crete, the Cycladic island and the Attica region.