News Local Yellow alert for Sunday; temperatures to hit 41 C inland, 33 C...

Yellow alert for Sunday; temperatures to hit 41 C inland, 33 C in mountains

The Met Office has issued a yellow alert for Sunday, warning that temperatures will hit 41 C degrees inland and 33 C over Troodos’ highest peaks.

The warning is in force from 1 pm to 4.30 pm on Sunday.

In its weather forecast for Sunday the Met Office said the seasonal low pressure is affecting the area.

Sunday will be mainly fine but clouds that develop in the afternoon inland and in the mountains may lead to scattered showers or thunderstorms, mainly in the mountains.

In the morning there may be low cloud and patchy fog that will soon clear.

Temperatures on Sunday will hit 41 C inland, around 32 C on the west coast and around 33 C on the remaining coasts and in the mountains.

Sunday night will be mainly mine with low cloud or patchy fog locally.

Monday and Tuesday will be mainly fine, with increased local cloud in the mountains and inland in the afternoon which may lead to isolated showers or thunderstorms.

Local light fog and low cloud are possible at night and early in the morning.

Wednesday will be mainly fine.

On Monday temperatures will remain at the same levels, at above average for the time of year inland and in the mountains, but will edge down on Tuesday to average for the time of year.

Temperatures are forecast to rise slightly on Wednesday.

Maximum temperatures at 3 pm on Saturday were Nicosia 40 C, Larnaca Airport 33 C, Limassol 32 C, Paphos Airport 32 C, Frenaros 32 C and Prodromos 32 C.

Humidity ranged from 39% in Nicosia to 66% in Paphos.

 

 

 

 

Top Stories

UK helps employers with slow phase-in of job shield costs

British finance minister Rishi Sunak offered fresh help to employers hit by the coronavirus shutdown on Friday, announcing that future contributions they must make...

One new Covid-19 case from repatriations

There was one new Covid-19 case in Cyprus, the Health Ministry said on Friday, from a total of 2363 tests, bringing the total number...

Limassol: Dead body found in warehouse

  A body has been found in the light shaft of a warehouse on Nicos Georgiou street in Limassol, philenews reports. It said the body of...

Holy Synod to allow weddings during pre-Christmas fasting period

As a result of Covid-prompted wedding postponements, the Holy Synod has decided to allow wedding ceremonies during the pre-Christmas fasting period this year until...

President to discuss phase 3 with scientific advisors on Tuesday

  The team of scientists advising the government on the coronavirus outbreak are due to hold a new meeting with President Nicos Anastasiades on Tuesday...

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...