News Local Limassol: Falling trees damage house and cars in Episkopi (photos, video)

Limassol: Falling trees damage house and cars in Episkopi (photos, video)

Cars and a house were damaged by falling trees as a result of today’s storms in Episkopi Limassol, philenews reports.

It said that seven cypress trees fell, two of them on vehicles and one on the roof of a house.

The Met Office had issued an orange alert earlier on Tuesday warning of  isolated heavy thunderstorms.

“In these storms the rain intensity may exceed 55 millimetres per hour while hail is also likely,” it said.

The alert is in force from 12 noon to 6 pm today.

In an explanation accompanying the orange alert the Met Office said” “Be prepared for severe thunderstorms causing significant impact and protect yourself from lightning. Damage to property and trees may occur. Flash flooding, wind gusts and hail are possible. Transport and outdoor activities disruption can be expected.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

Read more

https://in-cyprus.com/met-office-issues-thunderstorm-warning-for-tuesday/

Top Stories

13-Cyprus back to double digits but no cases yet out of Larnaca and youth sampling programmes

  13 new cases of Covid-19 were detected in Cyprus in the past 24 hours out of a total of 3 thousand 220 diagnostic tests. The...

Police probe launched on Cyprus Investment Programme

  The Attorney General's Office has instructed police to start taking testimony in establishing possible criminal offences in the Cyprus Investment Programme following the conclusions...

Turkey issues latest NAVTEX in Aegean sea as tempers rise

  Turkey has continued its NAVTEX issuing tactics in the Aegean sea by issuing yet another maritime directive, this time involving a real fire military...

Paris knife attacker suspect confesses

  The man believed to have attacked and wounded two people with a meat cleaver is cooperating with the police and said he had targeted...

UK has no intention of approving direct flights to occupied north Cyprus

  The British government has once again officially made clear that it has 'no plans to approve direct flights between the UK and north Cyprus'. The...

Taste

Sheftalies

Sheftalies, a very tasty dish from the charcoal grill, are minced meat shaped into small sausages and wrapped in “panna” (suet). Panna is a...

Spicy grilled soutzoukakia

Place all ingredients for soutzoukakia in a bowl and mix well, preferably using a food processor, until well combined. Using the mixture, form cigar-shaped...

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...