A heat warning has been issued for Sunday evening in the Republic of Cyprus, with overnight temperature lows expected to remain noticeably above the tolerable 25 degree mark.
According to weather officials, overnight temperature highs on Sunday will remain in the upper 20’s, with levels on the western coast not expected to fall below 25 degrees Celsius.
A yellow warning for “extreme high temperatures” will go into effect Sunday evening at 9pm and will last through Monday morning at 6am.
Sunday started with clear skies and according to the state’s meteorology department, temperature highs were expected to reach 39 degrees Celsius in the interior, 34 in the north, south, and east, 31 on the west coast, while it would be 30 high up in the mountains.
A low weak pressure system will continue to affect the area, with evening temperature lows dropping around mid-20’s. Evening skies will remain clear with calm sea conditions being elevated at times into choppy waters.
Monday skies will be mostly clear with some afternoon cloud formations mainly in the mountains.
The week will begin with daytime temperature highs quickly reaching 39 degrees inland, 34 in the south, east, and north, 31 out west, while it will be 30 higher up.
But weather early in the week won’t stay uneventful as increasing clouds are expected to move in Tuesday afternoon mainly in the interior and mountains.
Overall temperatures are expected to remain above normal averages for this time of the year.