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Rain and thunderstorms expected

Temperatures to reach around 26 degrees Celsius inland

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Today, isolated showers and thunderstorms are expected, especially in mountainous, southern, eastern, and inland areas. According to the Meteorological Service, hail is also possible during thunderstorms. Temperatures will reach around 26 degrees Celsius inland, around 24 degrees Celsius along the coast, and around 17 degrees Celsius in higher mountainous regions.

After the dissipation of local scattered fog and locally increased low cloudiness, locally increased cloudiness will be observed intermittently. During the midday hours and beyond, developing clouds are expected to bring isolated showers and thunderstorms, particularly in mountainous, southern, eastern, and inland areas. Hail is possible during thunderstorms.

Initially, winds will be variable, weak, at 3 Beaufort, gradually turning southwest to northwest, weak to moderate, at 3 to 4 Beaufort, occasionally becoming strong, at 4 to 5 Beaufort, especially along the coasts during pre-thunderstorm periods. The sea will generally be slightly rough, although occasionally, it will be a little rough in the southwest. Temperatures will rise to around 26 degrees Celsius inland, around 24 degrees Celsius along the coast, and around 17 degrees Celsius in higher mountainous regions.

Tonight, locally increased low clouds will be observed, while during the late evening and early morning hours, especially in inland areas and in the east, sparse fog or fog is expected to form. Winds will gradually become variable, weak, at 3 Beaufort, while the sea will generally remain slightly rough, although later in the east, it will become calm to slightly rough. Temperatures will drop to around 12 degrees Celsius inland, around 14 degrees Celsius in southeastern and eastern coastal areas, around 13 degrees Celsius in other coastal areas, and around 8 degrees Celsius in higher mountainous regions.

On Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, intermittently increased cloudiness is expected, while during the morning hours, especially in the east and inland, sparse fog or fog is expected in some places. During the midday hours and beyond, developing clouds are expected to bring isolated showers and possibly isolated thunderstorms, mainly in mountainous, southern, eastern, and inland areas of the island.

Temperatures are expected to gradually rise until Sunday, remaining above the seasonal average.

[Information sourced from Cyprus Met Service]

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