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14 July, 2024
 
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Heatwave hits region with record-breaking temperatures

Residents brace for scorching conditions as mercury soars

In a dramatic turn of events, a blistering heatwave has descended upon the region, bringing with it record-breaking temperatures. According to meteorological reports, Tuesday, July 4th, will be marked by predominantly clear skies, with only sporadic cloud cover expected in mountainous areas during the afternoon.

Thermometers are forecasted to skyrocket, reaching a scorching 37 degrees Celsius inland. As the sun beats down relentlessly, residents are urged to take precautions to beat the heat, such as staying hydrated and seeking shelter in shaded areas.

Adding to the sweltering conditions, strong winds of up to 5 Beaufort will whip through the southwest, south, and east coastal regions, further exacerbating the discomfort. Authorities are on high alert, monitoring the situation closely and urging citizens to remain vigilant.

The Meteorological Service Department predicts that the heatwave will persist, with Wednesday and Thursday also expected to be dominated by clear skies. However, during the evening hours, coastal areas may experience localized low cloudiness.

As for the rest of the week, Friday is anticipated to bring relief from the scorching temperatures as increased cloudiness moves in, potentially resulting in isolated showers in mountainous regions.

While the weather forecast provides valuable insights, it's important to stay tuned to updates from local authorities and meteorological services for the most accurate and up-to-date information.

Stay safe and take necessary precautions to beat the heat during this unprecedented heatwave.

[Information sourced from Cyprus Met Service]

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