A yellow warning for the afternoon hours has been extended through Tuesday due to high temperatures in the interior of the island expected to reach 41 degrees, while the coast remains in the mid-30's.
A warm air front continues to affect Cyprus, with weather officials issuing another yellow warning for Tuesday afternoon, from 12 noon until 5pm, citing “extreme high temperature” expected to rise to around 41° degrees Celsius inland.
Wind picks up in the south
Tuesday skies will be mostly clear in the early part of the day while at noon and later in the afternoon there will be increasing clouds over local areas. There is also a chance of local showers and storms, mainly in the mountains, while late afternoon winds are expected to be very strong along the southern coastline.
Maximum highs are expected to reach 41° degrees Celsius inland, around 32 in the mountains and out west, and 35 in all other coastal regions.
Evening weather is expected to be mostly clear with chances of low clouds and light fog forming locally. Minimum lows will reach up to 23 degrees in the interior and coastal regions, while it will be 20 up in the mountains.
The weather forecast for Wednesday through Friday includes mostly clear skies but with increasing clouds on and off around noon and in the afternoon over local areas and low chances or precipitation. Showers could be expected in local parts while storms could be likely in the mountains and around foothill areas.
In the evenings there will be chances of low cloud formations and possibly light fog, locally and mainly along the coast. Temperatures are expected to remain roughly the same, with levels above normal averages for this time of year, mainly pertaining to inland areas and up in the mountains.