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High concentrations of dust in Cyprus, met service warns


A low pressure system is affecting Cyprus. A thin layer of dust will persist in the atmosphere until tomorrow, with high concentrations at intervals affecting vulnerable population groups, such as the elderly, children and people with respiratory issues.

Clear skies initially, turning increasingly overcast in the afternoon, with the possibility of isolated showers.

Winds will start out northeasterly to southeasterly and in western areas light southwesterly force three, later turning moderate southwesterly to northwesterly force four in southern and northern coastal regions, strong force four to five, over slight seas.

Temperatures will rise to 19 degrees Celsius inland and in coastal regions and 9 over the mountains.

Isolated showers are expected in the western half of the island this evening, over light to moderate winds and calm to slight seas.

Temperatures will drop around 7 degrees Celsius inland, 10 over southern and eastern coastal regions, 12 over the western and eastern coastal regions and 2 on the mountains, where frost is expected to form.

Overcast skies tomorrow are expected to bring local showers, with similar conditions on Wednesday and Thursday, with the addition of storms, and even snowfalls over the highest reaches of the Troodos mountains.

Temperatures will gradually drop below the seasonal average.

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