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14 August, 2020
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Mixed bag of sun and showers this week

Mostly clear weather except Wednesday, scattered clouds and strong winds, dust through Friday


A high pressure system is gradually moving away, but weather is still expected to remain mostly clear, with occasional clouds, strong winds, and dust.

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Tuesday skies will be mostly clear with moderate to strong winds while very strong winds are expected along the coast in the afternoon and evening. Scattered clouds will appear in the evening, mainly mid-level and higher clouds with low chances of light rain in the night.

Colder temperatures are expected on Wednesday out west while dust levels will fluctuate through Friday

Maximum high temperatures will reach 23° Celsius out west, 18 in the east, around 19 inland and the rest of the coastal regions, while it will be 13 degrees up in the highest elevations.

Minimum lows will drop down to 10° Celsius inland, around 12 in the north and south, around 14 in all other coastal regions, while it will be 6 degrees at the highest elevations.

Turn for the worse on Wednesday

Wednesday weather is expected to take a drastic turn for the worse with mostly cloudy skies and chances of rain possibly including isolated thunderstorms. Snowfall is expected overnight in the Troodos mountains.

Temperature will drop only slightly in most areas except on the west coast where it will be noticeably colder but still close to the normal averages for this time of the year.

Sunshine on and off late week

(Click here for an update to the story). Sunshine is expected periodically on Thursday and Friday but also cloudy skies with chances of local showers and even thunderstorms over parts of the island.

Dust levels are expected to fluctuate Tuesday through Friday.

The last measurement of the Troodos Square snow gauge was 18 inches, as recorded at 5am Tuesday morning.

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