News Local Mainly fine, isolated showers in the afternoon

Mainly fine, isolated showers in the afternoon

Today will be mainly fine but clouds that will form in the afternoon may bring isolated showers or thunderstorms in the mountains and inland.

Temperatures will reach 39 C inland, 31 C in the west and north coasts, 33 C in the south and east coasts and 28 C in the mountains.

Tonight will be mainly fine but sparse fog and low clouds are expected locally. Temperatures will edge down to 24 C inland and on the coast and 17 C in the mountains.

The weekend and Monday will be mainly fine but increased cloud will be observed locally in the mountains and inland that may bring isolated showers or thunderstorms in the mountains.

Local sparse fog and low clouds are expected in the evenings and early mornings.

Temperatures will edge up slightly by Sunday to remain above average for the time of year, while no significant shift in temperatures is anticipated on Monday.

Top Stories

Global COVID death toll tops 2 million, one death every 8 seconds

  The worldwide coronavirus death toll surpassed 2 million, according to a Reuters tally, as nations around the world are trying to procure multiple vaccines...

244 new cases, out of 11,163 tests announced on Friday

The Health Ministry announced 244 new Coronavirus cases out of 11,163 PCR and rapid antigen tests on Friday, 15 January, taking confirmed infections to...

Where to get antigen rapid tests on Saturday

The Health Ministry announced the following antigen rapid test sites for Saturday, 16 January 2021:   LIMASSOL Tassos Papadopoulos building – TEPAK, Limassol 08:30-16:30 Church Agia Varvara, Zakaki...

President Anastasides to get the second dose of COVID-19 vaccine next Monday

Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, will receive the second dose of the vaccine against COVID-19, next Monday at the Health Center of Latsia, according to...

Expert says milder version of pandemic likely to be present in 2022

Dr Constantinos Tsioutis, Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine & Infection Prevention and Control at the Department of Medicine of the European University Cyprus and head...

Taste

Squash soup

Ingredients: 1 kg pumpkin, cut into small cubes, approximately 5 cups 2 medium (400g) sweet potatoes, cut into cubes, approximately 2 ½ cups 1 chopped leek, only...

Mezedes

No visit to Cyprus is complete without enjoying the traditional meal of many small dishes known as ‘meze’. This large feast, which has been a...

Prawns with fried cheese, barley shaped pasta

Put the barley shaped pasta into a small pan with salted water, bring to a boil and when tender, drain. Peal the prawns leaving...

Salmon and shrimp sheftalies

Mix all ingredients for tabbouli in a bowl and keep to one side so flavours can combine. Prepare the sheftalies: wash and soak the casing...