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Paphos temperatures hit 43 C, Met Office issues new yellow alert


Paphos recorded the island’s highest temperature on a very hot Sunday with 43 C as the Met Office issued a new warning that the heat wave will continue.

Earlier today the Met Office had raised its extreme high temperature warning from yellow to orange.

It has now issued a new yellow alert for tonight and tomorrow, in force until  5 pm on Monday.

“Tonight, the minimum temperature is expected to be around 26 C over the inland areas and the southern coastal areas, while tomorrow the maximum temperature is expected to be around 42 C over the inland areas and around 39 C over the southern coastal areas,” it said.

Maximum temperatures at 3 pm today were:

Nicosia: 40 C

Larnaca Airport: 39 C

Limassol: 41 C

Paphos Airport: 43 C

Frenaros: 38 C

Prodromos: 29 C

Polis Chrysochous:  42 C

Orange alert as temperature to exceed 42.5 C

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