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05 December, 2021
 
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Excessive heat warning issued for Cyprus

High winds expected Monday as afternoon maximums bake inland areas this week

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A heat warning will be in effect Monday afternoon with inland highs reaching 41 degrees Celsius, as high winds are also expected to affect many parts of the island.

Monday skies will be mostly clear with hot weather temperatures reaching maximum strength in the early and late afternoon hours. Winds are also expected to pick up in local areas, reaching up to 5 points on the Beaufort scale.

A yellow alert has been issued for “extremely high temperatures” on Monday afternoon from 12 noon until 5pm.

Officials are reminding the public that high humidity levels are also a cause for concern in vulnerable groups including the elderly, young children, and workers in outdoor conditions

Temperature highs will reach 41 degrees Celsius (105 Fahrenheit) inland, around 34 along the coast, while it will be 31 degrees high up in the mountains.

Evening weather will remain clear and hot while thin fog conditions and low clouds are also expected overnight in the early morning.

Temperature lows will drop to 27 degrees inland, south, and in the east, around 26 in the north and out west, while it will be 20 degrees high up in the mountains.

Hot temperatures are also expected throughout most of the week, with maximum highs remaining noticeably above normal averages around this time of the year.

Officials say hot summer temperatures are affecting the island, reminding the public that high humidity levels are also a cause for concern in vulnerable groups including the elderly, young children, and workers in outdoor hot weather conditions.

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