Wet, windy weather set to persist in Greece through weekend

The wet and windy weather that hit most parts of Greece on Thursday and Friday is expected to persist through Sunday, the national weather service said on Friday.

Rain and thunderstorms are forecast over the weekend in the Ionian, Epirus, Thrace and the northern and possibly eastern part of the Aegean.

The mountains of northern and northwestern Greece should also expect snow.

Meanwhile winds will reach speeds of up to 9 Beaufort in many parts of the country and 10 Beaufort in the northern and eastern Aegean.

This may affect ferry services.