News Local Cyprus a step before red heat alert-43 degrees tomorrow

Cyprus a step before red heat alert-43 degrees tomorrow

 

The Met Office has issued a high temperatures orange alert for tomorrow, as temperatures inland are expected to soar to 43 degrees between one past noon and five in the afternoon.

The mercury rise to a much higher level than this time of year is due to the warm air currents that are currently affecting the area.

In western and southwestern coastal regions, temperatures are expected at 34 degrees, with 36 in the rest of the coastal regions and 34 on the mountains.

The forest fires red alert remains in place for tomorrow with the forestry department warning that lighting a fire without permission in a forest, is a crime punishable by 10 years imprisonment, a 50 thousand euro fine or both sentences or alternately, according to other legislation concerning lighting a fire in the open, with 5 years in prison, 20 thousand euro or both sentences.

Lighting a fire to prepare food is only allowed in designated picnic area barbecues.

Top Stories

Additional two new coronavirus cases added to Tuesday’s 15

The Ministry of Health has announced two additional positive covid-19 cases to Tuesday's total of 15, Philenews reported on Wednesday. One case concerns a football...

World becoming less tolerant of migrants – Gallup poll

The world is becoming less tolerant of migrants, according to a poll released on Wednesday as Europe prepared to unveil a new asylum plan...

Nicosia Central Prisons part of Netflix jail series

Nicosia Central Prisons will be included in a new documentary series by Netflix platform focusing on inter-workings in jails worldwide, according to Philenews. The American...

CSEO to broadcast live webinar on “Humanity’s return to the Moon”

The Cyprus Space Exploration Organisation is broadcasting on Wednesday the second episode of the bi-weekly series of live webinars on “Humanity's return to the...

Hotspots of the Bobcat Fire northeast of Los Angeles

A satellite image shows hotspots of the Bobcat Fire northeast of Los Angeles, California, U.S. September 21, 2020. Picture taken September 21, 2020.

Taste

Souvlakia

Pork souvlaki: Put the meat and all the other ingredients in a bowl (not metal) and mix well. Cover the bowl and keep in...

Pastelli (Carob Toffee)

The nutritional sweet of Pastelli is made with the syrup of carob pods, produced by boiling their pulp until it forms a thick, sticky...

Meatballs with tomato and cumin

Place all meatball ingredients in a bowl and knead well with hands. Keep the mixture in the fridge for approximately 1 hour to thicken. In...

Crushed wheat pilaf with sausages and halloumi

Ingredients: 1 cup bulgar wheat ¼ of the cup vermicelli noodles or spaghetti, broken into small pieces 1 onion 2 sausages 1 cup tomato juice 1 vegetable stock cube 1/3 ts...