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Heat advisories continue

Weather officials issue ‘extreme high temperatures warning’ with 41 expected inland

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A new heat advisory has been issued for Tuesday afternoon due to extreme inland temperatures that are likely to reach 41 degrees.

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Weather officials have issued a yellow warning for Tuesday afternoon between 1pm and 5pm, saying inland maximum highs are expected to rise to around 41 degrees.

A warm air mass affecting areas over Cyprus continues to be a factor this week, with a combination of inland high temperatures and rising humidity levels.

Extreme heat and no clouds

Tuesday skies will be mostly clear with winds ranging from weak to moderate in the early part of the day, strong westerly winds after noon, and possibly very strong southwesterly winds in the afternoon.

Humidity is rising above the 50% threshold in all coastal towns, while in the morning it was low around the capital.

Inland highs reach 41C / 105F

Maximum highs are expected to reach 41° Celsius inland, around 32 on the west coast, 35 in all other coastal regions, while it will be 30 on the mountains.

Minimum lows will drop to 25 degrees inland, in the south and eastern parts, around 23 in all other coastal regions, while it will be 19 up in the mountains.

Thursday drop

Clear weather is also expected on Wednesday, Thursday, and early Friday, while scattered increasing clouds are expected Friday afternoon.

Temperature is expected to trend downwards on Thursday while it will still remain above normal averages for this time of the year.

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