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Northerly winds to pound Cyprus

Very strong winds expected late Thursday night as temperatures dip before weekend


Strong winds are making their way to Cyprus, as a northern front is expected to make landfall on the island late Thursday night.

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According to weather officials, high wind could reach 5 points on the Beaufort scale on Thursday while winds are expected to pick up in the late night hours.

Strong winds late Thursday night are expected to last through Friday noon, while chances of isolated thunderstorms remain low as conditions are expected to improve

But no wind warning had been issued by Wednesday afternoon, as evening skies were expected to remain mostly clear with weak to moderate winds blowing from the west and northwest.

Temperature lows will register at 4 degrees Celsius inland, around 6 along the coast, while it will be below zero (-3) degrees up high in the Troodos Mountains. Frost is expected form in the mountains as well as parts in the foothill areas.

Thursday skies will be partly cloudy with chances of isolated showers in the afternoon. Temperature highs will reach upper teens in the interior and in coastal regions, while it will be 7 degrees up high in the mountains.

Strong winds late Thursday night are expected to last through Friday noon, while chances of isolated thunderstorms remained low as conditions were expected to improve fairly quickly.

Weekend weather will be mostly clear while partly cloudy skies are also expected from time to time.

Overall temperatures are expected to fall on Friday while they are expected to rise noticeable by Sunday, when levels will reach close to normal averages for this time of the year.

The last measurement taken at the Troodos Square snow gauge was 31 inches, as recorded at 11am on Wednesday.

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