News Local More rain forecast, dust from Saturday evening

More rain forecast, dust from Saturday evening

More scattered showers are forecast for today and over the weekend as low pressure continues to affect the area, the met office said in its early morning weather forecast.

Cyprus has already received half the monthly average rain for April in the first few days and the pattern of afternoon showers is seen as continuing over the next few days.

Moreover, light dust is expected in the atmosphere from Saturday evening.

Friday will start off mainly fine, but clouds from noon on are expected to lead to scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. The latter may be accompanied by hail.

Temperatures will be 23 C inland, around 21 on the coasts and 11 C in the mountains.

Tonight will become gradually cloudy. Temperatures will fall to 10 C inland, around 11 C on the coasts and 3 C in the mountains.

Saturday will be mainly cloudy with scattered showers, mainly in the afternoon and evening. Temperatures will remain at the same levels which are average for the time of year.

On Sunday, increased local cloud will lead to isolated rain and/or thunderstorms, mainly in the mountains.

Monday will be mainly fine but increased local cloud from the afternoon on may lead to isolated rain, mainly in the mountains.

Temperatures will edge up to a little above average for the time of year.

Read more

Top Stories

Fourteen new corona virus cases detected out of 3,387 tests

According to the Epidemiological Surveillance Unit of the Ministry of Health 14 new cases of the SARS-CoV-II virus were detected out of a total...

Steps taken for the reduction of nuisance in cities

Measures are being taken by police to alleviate the phenomenon of public nuisance caused during the night hours in the cities. In addition to daily...

Remdesivir quantities in Cyprus – fight against Covid-19 intensified

Health Minister Konstantinos Ioannou said that Cyprus has received quantities of the medicine Remdesivir, strengthening its arsenal in the fight against the corona virus. In...

Three people wanted for shoplifting in Paphos

A store owner in Paphos made a formal complaint to police on Thursday claiming that three people - two men and a woman who...

Archaeologists find 1800-year-old entrance to historic Zerzevan castle in eastern Turkey

The 1800-year-old entrance to historic Zerzevan Castle, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage Tentative List has been unearthed by archaeologists in eastern Turkey. Excavations...


Octopus ‘Kathisto’ (or Octopus braised in Wine)

Ingredients: 1/2 cup Greek extra virgin olive oil 2 medium onions, chopped fine 1 large octopus, about 2kg (cleaned and kept whole) 3/4 cup dry red wine 1/3 cup...

Homemade lemonade

Ingredients: 1 cup lemon juice 1 cup sugar Method: Thoroughly wash the lemons with soap and warm water. Roll each lemon with the palm of your hand, pressing...

‘Striftaria’ mini cheese pies

Ingredients 1 ½ cup milk 2 tbsps. flour 4 tsps. of butter 3 eggs, slightly beaten + 1 extra with 1 tbs. of milk for spreading 1 pack of...

Mini potato canapes baked on salt

Ingredients Serves: 12 1kg small Cypriot potatoes rock salt, as needed 250g salted butter 300ml full fat cremé frâiche 1 pot cod or salmon roe Method Prep:20min › Cook:35min › Ready in:55min Take...