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Heat advisory issued for parts of Cyprus

Week starts with extreme high temperature warnings around capital and over mountains

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A yellow warning has been issued for Monday as temperatures inland are expected to reach 40 degrees, while the coast remains in the low 30’s.

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A warm air mass is affecting areas over Cyprus, with temperatures rising in the next few days slightly above normal averages.

Temperatures will rise slightly Tuesday, while a drop on Thursday will still keep them above normal averages

The Meteorology Department has issued a yellow weather advisory for Monday afternoon, effective from 1pm through 5pm, warning the public of extreme high temperatures rising to around 40 degrees inland.

Monday skies will be mostly clear with increasing clouds over local areas in the afternoon, mainly over the mountains. Evening skies will remain mostly clear throughout the island, with winds ranging from weak to moderate.

Humidity remains in the 50% range along the coast, while it is slightly below around the capital.

Maximum highs are expected to reach 40° Celsius inland, around 32 on the west coast, 33 in all other coastal regions, while it will be 29 on the mountains.

Minimum lows will drop to 24 degrees inland, in the south and eastern parts, around 22 in all other coastal regions, while it will be 18 up in the mountains.

Temperatures inland and over the mountains are expected to rise slightly on Tuesday and remain unchanged on Wednesday, while a slight drop is expected Thursday with temperatures set for week’s end still above normal averages for this time of the year.

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