News Local Nicosia swelters in 42 C, new yellow alert for Friday

Nicosia swelters in 42 C, new yellow alert for Friday

As maximum temperatures in Nicosia hit 42 C on Thursday for the second consecutive day,  the met office issued a new extreme high temperature warning, saying maximum temperatures inland tomorrow are expected to reach 40 C.

This is the third yellow alert issued by the met office in as many days and applies from 12 noon to 4 pm on Friday.

Though edging down a little over the weekend and on Monday temperatures will remain above average for the time of year.

In its late afternoon weather forecast, the met office said that a warm air mass is continuing to affect the area. Tonight will be mainly fine with intervals of increased cloud and light dust. Temperatures will fall to 23 C inland, around 21 C on the south and east coasts, around 20 C on the west and north coasts and 19 C in the mountains.

Tomorrow will be mainly fine, with increased higher cloud at intervals and initially light dust in the atmosphere. Temperatures will rise to 40 C inland, around 35 C on the south and east coasts, and around 30 C on the remaining coasts and in the mountains.

Saturday, Sunday and Monday will be mainly fine. Dust is expected in the atmosphere again on Sunday.

Temperatures are expected to edge down until Monday, but will remain noticeably above average for the time of year.

The maximum temperatures on Thursday were:  Nicosia 42 C, Larnaca Airport 35 C, Limassol 34 C, Paphos Airport 29 C, Prodromos 33 C and Polis Chrysochous 31 C.

Read more

https://in-cyprus.com/heat-wave-continues-with-temperatures-of-41-c-inland/

 

 

Top Stories

318 new cases through PCR tests announced on Tuesday

The Health Ministry announced 318 new Coronavirus cases out of 3,233 PCR tests on Tuesday 1 December and another 153 out of 7,729 rapid...

Eight confirmed COVID-19 cases at Athalassa Psychiatric Hospital

Eight confirmed COVID-19 cases have been found at the Athalassa Psychiatric Hospital, five of which are residents and three staff. This became known when a...

Citizens’ Teleservice Center on COVID-19

The Deputy Ministry of Digital Policy announced the operation of the Citizens’ Teleservice Center on issues regarding COVID-19. According to the relevant announcement, the center...

Queen awards Sistema Cyprus volunteers

Her Majesty the Queen joined a video call this week with three winners of the Commonwealth Points of Light award, to celebrate their achievements...

Cypriot elected President of the European Association of Data Protection Professionals

Cypriot lawyer Maria Raphael has been elected as President of the European Association of Data Protection Professionals (EADPP), in the framework of the EADPP genaral assembly that took place...

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...