Thessaloniki: Violent hail storms killed at least five tourists in northern Greece late Wednesday, police said.

A Czech couple died when strong winds blew their caravan away while a Russian man and his son were killed by a falling tree, they said.

Debris from a building killed a woman from Romania.

Public television said there was possibly another victim of the storms which ripped through the region of Khalkidiki near the city of Thessaloniki.