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15 June, 2024
 
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Clear evening, gradual cooling expected

Nighttime forecast and wind shift

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The Meteorological Service has just issued a new yellow warning as temperatures continue to rise. Today, on Friday, the temperature is expected to reach a scorching 40 degrees Celsius. According to the announcement, the warning will be in effect from 11:00 in the morning until 5:00 p.m.

Expect mainly sunny skies throughout the day. Winds will predominantly blow from the southwest to the northwest, ranging from weak to moderate, measuring 3 to 4 on the Beaufort scale. In the afternoon, especially in exposed areas, the winds will pick up to moderate to strong, with a force of 4 to 5 on the Beaufort scale. The sea will gradually become slightly too locally rough.

Prepare for extremely high temperatures. Inland areas are forecasted to experience temperatures around 40 degrees Celsius. On the northern coasts, temperatures will hover around 36 degrees Celsius, while the southern and eastern coasts will see temperatures of approximately 35 degrees Celsius. The remaining coasts will have temperatures around 33 degrees Celsius, and the higher mountains will experience temperatures of about 32 degrees Celsius.

The evening will remain mainly clear, but during the early night hours, there might be some locally increased low clouds or thin fog. As the night progresses, winds will gradually shift to mainly blow from the northwest to the northeast, with a weak intensity of about 3 on the Beaufort scale. The sea will be slightly rough.

As we head into the night, the temperature will significantly drop. Inland areas will cool down to around 22 degrees Celsius, while the coasts will experience temperatures of about 24 degrees Celsius. In the higher mountains, temperatures will drop to around 21 degrees Celsius.

The weekend and Monday will remain predominantly clear with no significant changes in temperature expected on Saturday. However, as we move towards Monday, temperatures are likely to gradually drop slightly. Nevertheless, they will still be slightly above the average climatic values.

Stay prepared and take precautions to beat the heat during these sweltering days. Keep hydrated, avoid prolonged exposure to the sun, and find shade whenever possible.

Remember to stay updated on the weather conditions in your area and take heed of any warnings issued by the Meteorological Service to ensure your safety and well-being.

[Information sourced from Cyprus Met Service]

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