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Rain and snow on the way, cold snap down

 

The cold air current affecting the island is set to subside on the weekend, with a low pressure system bringing higher temperatures.

Clear skies initially today (Saturday) gradually turning overcast in coastal regions and in northwestern areas, with the possibility of isolated showers.

From noon onwards, conditions will turn overcast throughout the island, giving isolated light showers as well as light snowfalls over the mountains.

Winds will start out northeasterly to southeasterly, later turning light westerly to southwesterly in western areas, force three and locally moderate force three to four, over calm to slight seas.

Temperatures will rise to 14 degrees Celsius inland and in coastal regions and 4 on the mountains where frost will form.

Overcast skies this evening, with the possibility of isolated light showers in coastal regions and light snowfalls on the mountains.

Temperatures will drop around 3 degrees Celsius inland, 7 in coastal regions and -2 over the mountains.

Frost is also expected in semi-mountainous regions.

Tomorrow (Sunday) it’s a rainy forecast from noon onwards, with local showers and snowfalls, mainly on the mountains.

Monday will see, local showers or isolated storms and snowfalls on the mountains.

Conditions will start improving from Monday evening, but more snowfalls are predicted.

On Tuesday, temperatures are expected to rise near the seasonal average.

The depth of snow on Troodos square was more than 80 centimetres this morning.

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