News Local Sunny spells today, increased cloud at intervals

Sunny spells today, increased cloud at intervals

Monday will be mainly fine as weak low pressure continues to affect the area, although locally at intervals there will be increased cloud.

Temperatures will rise to 17 C inland and on the coasts and around 8 C in the mountains where locally there will be frost in the morning.

Tonight will start off mainly fine but there will be increased high cloud at intervals. Temperatures will fall to 7 C inland, around 11 C on the west coast, around 10 C on the remaining coast and around 1 C in the mountains. There will be frost in the mountains and hilly areas.

On Tuesday and Wednesday, there will be increased cloud which may lead to local scattered showers and light snowfall in the higher Troodos peaks. Thursday will be mainly cloudy, with  scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms  as well as light snowfall in the higher Troodos peaks, mainly after midday.

Temperatures will edge down gradually until Thursday to close or slightly below average for the time of year.

The depth of snow in Troodos Square at the time of issue of the weather bulletin on Monday morning is 84 cm.

Roads

Police said that work to replace antiquated traffic equipment is continuing in junctions in the Nicosia district and this week work will be carried out at:

Larnaca Avenue/ Byron Street (Nicosia municipality);  Ayios Georgios/ Makarios Avenue (Lakatamia Avenue), Athalassa Avenue/ Pireus/Korai (Strovolos Municipality) and Solomou Square/ K Pantelides Street (Nicosia Municipality).

No problems have been reported elsewhere however roads in mountains are slippery and drivers are urged to be particularly careful.

 

 

Top Stories

New fatal motorcycle accident

A 33-year-old motorcyclist from Limassol was killed in an accident at 6pm on Sunday on the Limassol - Kalo Chorio road, at the height...

Emergency traffic regulations in view of Greek President’s visit to Cyprus

In view of the first official visit of the President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou to Cyprus, Police announces that emergency traffic regulations...

Ten new coronavirus cases detected out of 2,164 tests

The Ministry of Health has announced that 10 new cases of the SARS-CoV-II virus were detected in Cyprus over the past 24 hours out...

Britain is at COVID-19 tipping point, health minister says

Britain is at a tipping point on COVID-19, health minister Matt Hancock said on Sunday, warning that a second national lockdown could be imposed...

‘Ianos’ Medicane leaves 3 dead, 1 missing; extensive damage & crop destruction

Three dead people, a missing woman and extensive destruction is the legacy of Medicane "Ianos" in its sweep from the Ionian Islands through central...

Taste

Swordfish with aubergines

To toast the sesame seeds: place sesame seeds in a small non-stick frying pan over low heat and stir until you begin to smell...

Chicken with okra and bulgur wheat

Heat the oil in a pan and sauté the okra until golden. Remove the okra, lay out in an oven tray and sprinkle with...

Ravioli

Just a little before serving, heat the broth and add the ravioli. (If the ravioli is frozen you don’t have to defrost). Heat them...

Seafood kebab with avocado salad

Place the mussels, shrimps and salmon in a bowl together with tarragon and lemon zest. Season and cover, keeping in the fridge for 15...