News Local Met Office issues thunderstorm warning for tomorrow

Met Office issues thunderstorm warning for tomorrow

The Met Office has issued a thunderstorm warning for tomorrow.

In a yellow alert, it said that isolated heavy thunderstorms are expected to affect the area. “In these storms the rain intensity may exceed 55 millimetres per hour,” it added.

The warning is in force from 8 am to 6 pm on Friday.

“Be aware that thunderstorms may occur. Take extra care in exposed areas, like mountains, forest and open terrain. Disruption to outdoor activities is possible,” it added.

Moreover in its afternoon weather forecast, the Met office said that low pressure is affecting the area and a low pressure system is expected from tomorrow.

Tonight will be mainly cloudy with scattered showers and snow or sleet in the higher Troodos peaks. Temperatures will fall to 9 C inland, around 12 C on the coasts and 1 C in the higher Troodos peaks where there will be frost.

Friday will be mainly cloudy with rain and local thunderstorms as well as the possibility of snow in the higher Troodos peaks. Temperatures will be round 13 C inland, around 14 C on the coasts and 2 C in the mountains.

Tomorrow night will be initially mainly cloudy with rain and local thunderstoms and the possibility of snow in the higher Troodos peaks but will quickly improve.

On Saturday and Sunday there will initially be increased cloud becoming mainly cloudy with scattered showers and the possibility of isolated thunderstorms. Monday will be mainly fine with increased cloud at intervals.

Temperatures will fall on Friday and edge up on Saturday remaining at the same levels on Sunday at a little below the seasonal average.

Temperatures at 2 pm today where Nicosia 20 C, Larnaca Airport 18 C, Paphos Airport 19 C, Frenaros 19 C, Prodromos 7 C and Polis Chrysochous 19 C.

 

Top Stories

Britain signs first major post-Brexit trade deal with Japan

Britain and Japan formally signed a trade agreement on Friday, marking the UK's first big post-Brexit deal on trade, as it continues to struggle to...

Early dissolution of parliament proposal to be debated before plenum

The House plenum on Friday will debate a proposal by the Green party and independent MP Anna Theologou for the early dissolution of the...

Puppy with green fur born in Sardinia

Pistachio, a puppy who was born with green fur, is seen on the day he was born on a farm on the island of...

Masks in Cyprus mandatory for all in outdoor public spaces as of Friday

Masks in Cyprus are mandatory in all outdoor public spaces - in addition to indoors - for all over the age of 12 as...

Cyprus remains on UK’s “green” travel list despite rising covid cases

Cyprus has remained in the UK Government’s “green” Travel Corridors list despite a rise in coronavirus cases on the island. This means that travellers from...

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...