A deep low pressure system from the north-northwest accompanied by a cold front will bring adverse weather conditions at the weekend, chiefly gale force winds throughout the country accompanied by localised heavy rain and storms in the northern and eastern parts of the country.
Temperatures in the north will drop by 6C to 8C.
Gale force northwesterly winds of up to 9 on the Beaufort scale will blow from Saturday morning in the west and gradually spread to the eastern parts of Greece. The winds will subside late on Sunday.
Heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast from early Saturday until the afternoon on the islands of the eastern Aegean, the Dodecanese and briefly in the region of Thrace early in the morning.