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Mainly fine with possible isolated showers inland and in mountains

Mainly fine on Sunday with possible isolated showers and a thunderstorm inland and in the mountains in the the afternoon, according to the Mediterranean island’s Meteorology Service.

A yellow alert for extremely high temperatures was also issued, in effect from 11am to 4pm, since temperatures are expected to rise to 40 C inland and 32 C in the mountains.

Temperatures in the west coast will rise to 32 C, in the south and east coast to 34 C and 36 C in the north coast.

Winds will be light to moderate, south-easterly to south-westerly, three to four Beaufort,  over slight to moderate seas.

The fire hazard is extremely high in all forest areas.

 

 

INLAND MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE IS EXPECTED TO RISE TO AROUND 40 DEGREES
CELSIUS AND TO 32 DEGREES OVER TROODOS HIGHEST PEAKS

 

1100 L.T. 02/08/2020 TILL: 1600 L.T. 02/08/2020

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