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16 February, 2019
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Week starts off with mixed weather

Rain expected to let up by mid-week as temperatures rise slightly


There is still a chance of rain and thunderstorms in the late afternoon Monday and Tuesday, while weather is expected to clear up by mid-week as temperatures rise slightly.

Weather officials say there is a chance of rain showers and isolated thunderstorms on Monday and Tuesday, mainly in the late afternoon, while hail could also fall on Monday over some local areas.

High winds could develop into strong winds along the southern coast during a thunderstorm, while seas will remain relatively calm.

waterspout was sighted over the weekend in the northeast during stormy weather, off the coast of Famagusta, but no alerts were issued by officials.

Maximum high temperatures are expected to reach 34° Celsius inland, 31 over the coastal areas and 23 up on the mountains.

Evening skies will be mostly clear with periods of increasing low cloud formations and light fog over local areas.

Minimum low temperatures will register 19° inland, around 20 in the north and west, 21 in the rest of the coastal regions, while it will be 13 degrees up on the mountains at the highest elevation.

Wednesday and Thursday skies are expected to be mostly clear while temperatures will rise slightly and remain within normal seasonal averages.

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