News Local Mainly fine today, showers forecast for tomorrow

Mainly fine today, showers forecast for tomorrow

A weak northeasterly stream of air is affecting the area.

Monday will be mainly fine however there will be increased cloud at intervals which early in the afternoon may lead to scattered rain in the mountains and in the southwest and at time snow or sleets in the higher Troodos peaks.

Temperatures will rise to 17 C inland and on the east coast, around 18 C on the remaining coasts and around 8 C in the higher mountains.

Tonight will be mainly fine although locally there will be cloud at intervals. Temperatures will fall to 6 C inland, around 9 C on the south and east coasts. around 8 C on the west and north coasts and around 0 C in the higher mountains.

Tuesday will be partly cloud at first, becoming mainly cloudy later, with scattered showers and the possibility of isolated thunderstorms expected in the afternoon. In the higher Troodos peaks there may be snow or sleet.

Wednesday will start of mainly fine with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms and snow or sleet locally in the mountains, but will improve gradually from midday on.

Thursday there will be intervals of sunshine and intervals or increased cloud which in the afternoon may lead to scattered light showers and possible sleet in the higher Troodos peaks.

Temperatures will remain at the same levels until Wednesday to range to close to the seasonal average and will edge up on Thursday, mainly inland and in mountains to above the average at the time of year.

The depth of snow at Troodos Square at the time of issue of the early morning weather bulletin was 49 cm.

Top Stories

Building collapses in central Madrid explosion, several injured

One building collapsed in a central Madrid explosion, a Reuters reporter saw, with smoke coming out of the building and rescue workers evacuating elderly...

U.S. President Trump departs the White House, in Washington

U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump depart the White House ahead of the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President...

ECJ says there is no confusion between HALLOUMI and BBQLOUMI

The European Court of Justice General Court confirmed today that there is "no likelihood of confusion between the collective mark HALLOUMI, reserved for the...

Citizens pick No.8 as their second choice

According to data released by the Ministry of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy, the number of SMS requests sent by Cypriots on Tuesday 19...

Arson attempt against 29-year-old’s car

An arson attempt against the car of a 29-year-old man from Agios Athanasion took place on Tuesday at noon. According to information, the culprits placed...

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...