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17 September, 2019
 
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Afternoon heat warnings continue

Island’s interior under heat advisory Tuesday afternoon from 1pm to 4:30pm

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A heat advisory continues to be in effect on Tuesday, as inland midday high temperatures are expected to reach 40 degrees while humidity levels are dropping.

Weather officials issued another yellow warning for the island’s interior, which will be in effect Tuesday at 1pm due to extreme high temperatures, likely to rise to around 40° degrees Celsius. The weather alert will run through late afternoon at 4:30pm.

Tuesday skies will be mostly clear with increasing low clouds inland and over the mountains in the afternoon. High temperatures are expected to reach 40 inland, 32 in the west, around 34 in all other coastal regions, while it will be 31 up in the mountains.

The yellow warning weather alert will run in the afternoon from 1pm through 4:30pm

Clear skies are also expected in the evening, while there is a chance of low clouds and thin fog accumulation later on, primarily in the north and out west. Minimum lows will drop to 25 degrees inland, south and east, around 23 in the north and out west, while it will be around 18 in the mountains.

The sea is expected to range between calm and relatively calm with moderate winds throughout the day.

Clear weather is also expected Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday while temperatures will remain along the same levels, slightly above normal averages for this time of the year.

Heat index going down

A low pressure system is still affecting the island while the heat index, which factors temperature and humidity to indicate how hot it really feels, remains low in Nicosia and around the capital due to humidity levels staying low in the interior.

No humidity information was included in the warning, while there were indications that levels were dropping in other areas on the island to about 50% or lower.

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