News Local Partly cloudy today, rain forecast for Wednesday afternoon and night

Partly cloudy today, rain forecast for Wednesday afternoon and night

A high pressure system is affecting the area, but low pressure is expected on Wednesday, bringing rain tomorrow afternoon and night.

Tuesday morning will see some higher cloud at intervals. The afternoon will become mainly cloudy. Temperatures will be 21 C inland, around 19 C on the coasts and 14 C in the mountains.

Tonight will be mainly cloudy. Temperatures will fall to 10 C inland, around  11 C on the coasts and 6 C in the mountains.

Wednesday will be mainly fine in the morning with increased cloud at intervals, becoming gradually cloudy from noon with scattered showers or isolated thunderstorms.

There may be dust in the atmosphere.

Rain is forecast is late in the afternoon and at night with significant improvement after midnight. Temperatures will remain unchanged at a little above average for the time of year.

Thursday will be mainly fine but with localised increased cloud at intervals. Temperatures will remain a little above average for the time of year.

Friday will be partly cloudy and at intervals cloudy, with scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms mainly from noon on. Temperatures will drop to a little below average for the time of year.

At the time of issue of the early morning weather bulletin there was 30 cm of snow at Troodos Square.


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