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25 November, 2020
 
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Heavens to open up suddenly in Cyprus

Strong winds and sudden downpour expected as region affected by upper-air disturbance

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An upper-air disturbance is causing significant changes in flow direction over the eastern Mediterranean, with cloudy skies and chances of rain expected in the afternoonm, possibly including hail.

Weather officials say cloudy skies will persist throughout the week, with chances of local rain and isolated thunderstorms expected Tuesday afternoon, possibly including hailstorms and strong winds.

Temperature highs will reach 32 degrees Celsius inland, around 29 along the coast, and 23 high up in the mountains.

Evening skies will remain mostly clear but cloud formations are also expected on and off, with temperature lows getting down to 16 degrees in the interior, 19 south and east, around 17 in all other coastal regions, while it will be 13 high up in the mountains.

Cloudy skies will persist throughout the rest of the workweek, with gradual cloud formations increasing chances of rain, with possible showers and thunderstorms inland as well as in the mountains.

A temperature jump is expected after the end of the week, with inland and mountain weekend levels expected to be above normal averages for this time of the year.

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