Mainly fine on Thursday with increased cloud coverage at times inland and in the mountains.
A yellow alert for very high temperatures is in effect from noon to 5pm.
Winds will be moderate to fresh, 3 to 4 Beaufort, over smooth to slight sea waters.
The temperature will rise to 40 C inland, 31 C in the mountains, 33 C in the west coast and 34 C to 36 C in all other coastal areas.
The fire hazard is extremely high in all areas of Cyprus.