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Met office forecasts showers, possible thunderstorms in the afternoon

Today will start off fine with increased local cloud but clouds will gather after noon that will lead to scattered showers and/or thunderstorms and snow or sleet in the higher Troodos peaks.

The met office said that thunderstorms are possible inland and in the mountains in the afternoon. These may be accompanied by hail.

Temperatures will be 18 C inland and on the coasts and 8 C in the mountains.

Tonight will be mainly fine with possible isolated showers, mainly on the coast. Temperatures will be around 6 inland, around 8 C on the coast and 0 C in the mountains.

Saturday will start off fine, but clouds that gather are expected to lead to scattered showers and/or thunderstorms, mainly in the afternoon. Snow or sleet is possible in the mountains.

Sunday and Monday, increased clouds at intervals may lead to isolated showers.

Temperatures are expected to remain the same on Saturday, edging up slightly on Sunday and Monday to a little above average for the time of year.

At the time of issue of the early weather bulletin there was 49 cm of snow on Troodos Square.


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