An orange-level warning has been issued for Cyprus with temperature highs expected to reach 43 degrees Celsius inland.
Weather officials have issued an orange alert for extreme high temperatures until Sunday afternoon at 5pm, with inland levels expected to reach 43 degrees Celsius (109 Fahrenheit) and 34 high up in the mountains. It will be 35 in the west and southwest while temperatures in all other coastal regions will reach 37.
Sunday weather will be mostly clear with a warm air mass and conditions of moderate winds continuing to affect areas over the island, along with moderate choppy seas.
Evening skies will remain mostly clear with local patches of low clouds and thin fog in some parts along the coastline. Temperature lows will drop to 27 degrees inland, 23 in the southwest, around 25 in all other coastal regions, while it will be 21 higher up.
Temperatures will remain noticeably above normal averages in the days ahead, when daytime skies in the early part of the week will be mostly clear with overnight formations of low clouds and thin fog in coastal areas.