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Freak storm lashes Greek resorts

Men stand on a damaged terrace following heavy storms at the village of Nea Plagia, Greece, July 11. At least seven people, including six tourists, were killed and more than 100 others injured when a violent, short-lived storm lashed northern Greece overnight, felling trees and ripping off rooftops.  


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Men stand on a damaged terrace following heavy storms at the village of Nea Plagia, Greece, July 11. At least seven people, including six tourists, were killed and more than 100 others injured when a violent, short-lived storm lashed northern Greece...more

Men stand on a damaged terrace following heavy storms at the village of Nea Plagia, Greece, July 11. At least seven people, including six tourists, were killed and more than 100 others injured when a violent, short-lived storm lashed northern Greece overnight, felling trees and ripping off rooftops. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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A man rides his bike through debris following heavy storms at the beach of the village of Nea Plagia, Greece, July 11. Witnesses said the storm had come and gone in a matter of minutes. Winds of over 60 mph were reported on the Halkidiki peninsula, popular with tourists in the summer.  
REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A man rides his bike through debris following heavy storms at the beach of the village of Nea Plagia, Greece, July 11. Witnesses said the storm had come and gone in a matter of minutes. Winds of over 60 mph were reported on the Halkidiki peninsula,...more

A man rides his bike through debris following heavy storms at the beach of the village of Nea Plagia, Greece, July 11. Witnesses said the storm had come and gone in a matter of minutes. Winds of over 60 mph were reported on the Halkidiki peninsula, popular with tourists in the summer. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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A reversed travel trailer, in which two people were fatally injured, is seen following heavy storms on the beach of Sozopoli, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis

A reversed travel trailer, in which two people were fatally injured, is seen following heavy storms on the beach of Sozopoli, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis

A reversed travel trailer, in which two people were fatally injured, is seen following heavy storms on the beach of Sozopoli, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis
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People stand next to a destroyed building where two people were fatally injured following heavy storms in the village of Nea Plagia, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

People stand next to a destroyed building where two people were fatally injured following heavy storms in the village of Nea Plagia, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

People stand next to a destroyed building where two people were fatally injured following heavy storms in the village of Nea Plagia, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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A damaged gas station is seen following heavy storms, near Potidea, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis

A damaged gas station is seen following heavy storms, near Potidea, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis

A damaged gas station is seen following heavy storms, near Potidea, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis
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A car damaged by broken tree trunks is seen following heavy storms in Sozopoli, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis

A car damaged by broken tree trunks is seen following heavy storms in Sozopoli, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis

A car damaged by broken tree trunks is seen following heavy storms in Sozopoli, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis
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Firefighters carry a trash bin next to debris following heavy storms at the village of Nea Plagia, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Firefighters carry a trash bin next to debris following heavy storms at the village of Nea Plagia, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Firefighters carry a trash bin next to debris following heavy storms at the village of Nea Plagia, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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A fisherman looks at his reversed fishing boat, following heavy storms near the beach of Sozopoli, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis

A fisherman looks at his reversed fishing boat, following heavy storms near the beach of Sozopoli, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis

A fisherman looks at his reversed fishing boat, following heavy storms near the beach of Sozopoli, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alexandros Avramidis
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A man walks on a damaged terrace following heavy storms at the village of Nea Plagia, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A man walks on a damaged terrace following heavy storms at the village of Nea Plagia, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A man walks on a damaged terrace following heavy storms at the village of Nea Plagia, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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A shrine is reflected on a puddle following heavy storms in the village of Nea Plagia, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A shrine is reflected on a puddle following heavy storms in the village of Nea Plagia, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A shrine is reflected on a puddle following heavy storms in the village of Nea Plagia, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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Firemen and locals cut down fallen trees following heavy storms at the beach of the village of Nea Plagia, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Firemen and locals cut down fallen trees following heavy storms at the beach of the village of Nea Plagia, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Firemen and locals cut down fallen trees following heavy storms at the beach of the village of Nea Plagia, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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Two women stand among damaged lounge chairs and debris following heavy storms at the beach of the village of Nea Plagia, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Two women stand among damaged lounge chairs and debris following heavy storms at the beach of the village of Nea Plagia, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

Two women stand among damaged lounge chairs and debris following heavy storms at the beach of the village of Nea Plagia, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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A woman rides a bike past a destroyed roof covered with solar panels, following heavy storms in the village of Nea Plagia, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A woman rides a bike past a destroyed roof covered with solar panels, following heavy storms in the village of Nea Plagia, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A woman rides a bike past a destroyed roof covered with solar panels, following heavy storms in the village of Nea Plagia, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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A man carries a broken sunbed following heavy storms in the village of Nea Plagia, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A man carries a broken sunbed following heavy storms in the village of Nea Plagia, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A man carries a broken sunbed following heavy storms in the village of Nea Plagia, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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A man walks along the sea following heavy storms in the village of Nea Plagia, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A man walks along the sea following heavy storms in the village of Nea Plagia, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis

A man walks along the sea following heavy storms in the village of Nea Plagia, Greece, July 11. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis
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