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22 October, 2019
 
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Heat warnings here to stay

Yellow warning with 40 degrees inland, shores coasting along in mid-30’s

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A yellow warning for the afternoon hours has been extended through Wednesday due to high temperatures in the interior of the island expected to reach 40 degrees, while the coast remains in the mid-30's.

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A warm air front continues to affect Cyprus, with weather officials issuing another yellow warning for Wednesday afternoon, from 12 noon until 4pm, citing “extreme high temperature” expected to rise to around 40° degrees Celsius inland.

Wind advisory for southwest

After 12 noon, increasing clouds with a chance of local showers, isolated storms most likely in the mountains and somewhat less likely inland

Wednesday skies will be mostly clear throughout the day while increasing clouds will appear on and off in the northeast and out west. After noon time, there will be more increasing clouds with a chance of local showers and possibly isolated storms, most likely in the mountains and somewhat less likely inland, while late afternoon winds are expected to be very strong along the southwestern coastline.

Maximum highs are expected to reach 40° degrees Celsius inland, around 32 in the west, around 34 in all other coastal regions, while it will be 30 up in the mountains.

Evening weather is expected to be mostly clear with late night chances of low clouds and light fog forming locally. Minimum lows will reach 22 degrees in the interior and out west, 24 in all other coastal regions, while it will be 19 up in the mountains.

Thursday through Saturday weather will be mostly clear in the early parts of the day with increasing clouds around noon and in the afternoon and chances of local showers and isolated thunderstorms in the mountains. Rain in the interior is also likely on Thursday but chances remain low.

Temperatures are expected to remain roughly the same for the rest of the week, with levels above normal averages for this time of year.

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