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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.

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