News Local Road update: Problems continue because of bad weather

Road update: Problems continue because of bad weather

Several roads are still closed or are open only to cars with four wheel drive because of the bad weather, according to the latest police update,

They said that in the Paphos district the Amargeti-Kelekedara-Nata road is closed because of flooding of the Ziripilli river and the Galataria-Salamiou road closed because of flooding of the Xeros river. Tselefos bridge is closed for the sixth consecutive day.

The Prodromos-Troodos road is closed to all vehicles. The Akrounta-Dierona road which had closed because of mudslides and rock falls has been cleared and is now open.

The following roads are open only to four wheel drive cars and those equipped with snow chains: Platres-Troodos, Karvounas-Troodos, Ayios Theodoros-Papaotsa Zoopigis-Ayios Theodoros, Agros-Palechori, Chandria-Kyperounta-Karvounas, Pedoulas-Prodromos,  Pedoulas-Pinewood-Kakopetria, Prodromos-Lemythou, Prodromos-Trooditissa-Platres, Kakopetria-Karvounas, Kykkos-Kambou, Polystipos-Chandria, Polystipos-Madari, Palechori-Askas-Fterikoudi-Alona-Platanistassa, Alona-Polystipos-Lagoudera and Lagoudera-Xyliatou.

The following roads are slippery: Pedoulas-Moutoullas, Pedoulas-Kykkos and Pedoulas-Lemythou,

The following roads have been cleared of rock and mudslides: Paramytha-Yerasa, Yerasa-Kalo Chorio and Ayios Ioannis-Agros.

Moreover, because of heavy rain a section of the main Paphos-Polis Chrysochous road, some 2 km outside Stroumbi towards Yiolou has receded. The section has been signposted.

Police said that the road network is dangerous because of rain or ice in many areas and drivers are urged to be particularly careful.

Drivers are being cautioned to drive slowly and to keep a safe distance from other vehicles.

Up to date information on the state of the roads is available on the police app and website www.cypruspolicenews.com.

 

Top Stories

Police book three restaurants for breaking distancing rule

  Three restaurants were booked after police carried out 642 checks from 6 pm on Sunday to 6 am on Monday at various businesses to...

GHS Phase Two gets underway with 85% of island’s doctors on board

Phase Two of GHS (Gesy) that incorporates inpatient services to the reform has begun as of today, June 1, with 85% of Cyprus' doctors...

Solar heater subsidy scheme launched

  The RES and Energy Conservation Fund is accepting applications for a scheme subsidising  solar heaters for water at residences for 2020. The scheme has a...

Limassol kiosk robbed, €1800 stolen

  Two men in hoods robbed  €1800 from a Limassol kiosk on Sunday night and fled, philenews reports. It said that the two hooded men had...

Chain of life for Eleftherios

  An appeal has been launched  to raise funds to pay for treatment for 39 year old Eleftherios Eleftheriou, 39, who has been suffering from...

Taste

Local cuisine: An introduction

Rich in fresh ingredients and tasty herbs, offers the very best of Mediterranean culinary delights. Head out to a tavern and feast on a...

Spiced lamb with beetroot salad and scented yoghurt

Lay the lamb on a tray, skin side down. Rub with crushed garlic, sprinkle with spices and ground pistachios, wrap in plastic wrap and...

Easy seafood pasta with white wine sauce

Ingredients: 2-3 tbsp olive oil 1 garlic clove, chopped 2-3 tablespoons of whipped cream 1/3 cup white wine 300g spaghetti, roughly broken 300-400g of...

Traditional salads that will blow your mind away

This traditional salads will make you actually love salads! Cyprus may be famous for souvla and kleftiko but if you try the traditional salads with...