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Storms and snowfalls through to Wednesday


A low pressure system is affecting the area, bringing rain and snow across Cyprus for much of the next three days, until mid week.

Today, overcast skies will bring isolated showers and from noon onwards, isolated storms and snowfalls on the highest reaches of the Troodos mountains.

Winds will be light to moderate northeasterly to southeasterly, force three to four, turning moderate force four in western and northern coastal regions, over slight seas.

Temperatures will rise to 14 degrees Celsius inland and in coastal areas and 6 on the mountains.

Local showers and snowfalls expected this evening, with temperatures dropping to 6 Celsius inland, 10 in coastal regions and zero on the mountains, where frost will form.

Showers and storms will persist through to Monday, with snowfalls at intervals, while Tuesday will see showers in the western part of the island, as snowfalls are expected to continue.

Isolated showers is Wednesday’s forecast, with snowfalls remaining.

The depth of snow on Troodos square this morning was 73 centimetres.

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