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Met office issues yellow warning for showers and thunderstorms

The warning for showers and thunderstorms will be in effect from 11:00 a.m. on Monday until 18:00 p.m. on the same day

Kathimerini.com.cy

The Met Office issued a yellow warning for showers and thunderstorms on Monday morning.

Localized showers and isolated thunderstorms are expected to affect the region, according to the statement. The rain intensity in a thunderstorm is likely to be between 35 and 50 millimeters per hour.

The yellow warning will be in effect from 11:00 a.m. on Monday until 18:00 p.m. on the same day.

The weather forecast

A weak low-pressure system is affecting the region.

Today's weather will be mostly clear in many areas, but increasing clouds in the west and north are expected to bring localized showers or thunderstorms. The weather will soon become partly cloudy to mostly cloudy, with isolated showers and thunderstorms. In the higher mountains, snow or sleet will fall. Winds will be mainly southwest to northwest, initially light 3 Beaufort, gradually light to moderate 3 to 4 Beaufort, and locally strong 4 to 5 Beaufort on the south and west coasts in the afternoon. The sea will be slightly choppy in the morning and will become increasingly choppy in the afternoon. 

Temperatures will rise to around 17 degrees inland and on the west and north coasts, 19 degrees on the rest of the coast, and 9 degrees in the higher mountains.

Tonight, locally increasing clouds will produce first local and then isolated showers or thunderstorms, primarily in the west and north, with snow falling in the higher mountains. Winds will be mostly southwest to northwest, with gusts up to moderate 3 to 4 Beaufort. The sea will be rough to extremely rough. Temperatures will fall to around 4 degrees inland, 6 degrees on the east and southeast coasts, 9 degrees on the rest of the coast, and minus 1 degree in the higher mountains, where frost will form locally.

Isolated showers are expected on Tuesday, primarily in the mountains and north. Showers, isolated thunderstorms, and snow in the higher mountains on Wednesday. The sky will be mostly clear on Thursday.

Temperatures will gradually fall until Wednesday, when they will be close to average climatic values, before rising slightly on Thursday.

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