Another yellow alert has been issued this week, with officials warning of extreme high temperatures on Wednesday afternoon.
Weather officials issued a weather alert effective from Wednesday morning at 11am until late afternoon at 5pm, citing “extreme high temperature” expected to reach 41 degrees Celsius inland. The warning comes only a day after a similar alert went into effect on Tuesday.
A low pressure system continues to affect areas over Cyprus, with Wednesday skies mostly clear but also increasing afternoon clouds expected over local areas mainly in the mountains and inland.
Temperatures are expected to rise slightly on Thursday and drop back down again on Friday and Saturday
Maximum highs are expected to reach 41° Celsius inland, around 35 in the south and eastern shores, while it will be 32 in all other coastal regions and in the mountains.
Evening weather is expected to remain mostly clear, with thin fog and low clouds possibly forming over local areas in the early morning hours.
Minimum lows will drop to 23 degrees inland, in the south and along the eastern coast, around 21 in all other coastal regions, while it will be around 19 in the mountains.
A three-day forecast for Thursday through Saturday includes mostly clear weather while increasing afternoon clouds are also expected over local areas.
Temperatures are expected to rise slightly on Thursday and drop back down again on Friday and Saturday, with overall temperatures remaining close to normal averages for this time of the year.