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18 October, 2021
 
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Rain enters picture this week

Cyprus under flood watch, suspicious clouds hanging over island through Thursday morning

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A low pressure system is affecting Cyprus as temperatures fall and rise this week, with rain chances and suspicious clouds hanging over the island.

Tuesday skies will be mostly clear but with increasing clouds in parts of the island, mainly in the south, where showers and possibly thunderstorms are expected.

A yellow warning will be in effect from 12 noon through 6pm, with officials warning over possible flooding in areas where rain could exceed 35 millimeters per hour.

Cloudy skies around midday will increase chances of rain with local showers and isolated thunderstorms expected in the afternoon, while winds could also gain some strength along the coast.

Temperature highs will reach 18 degrees Celsius in the interior and coastal regions, while it will be around 9 high up in the mountains.

Evening weather will be clear with increasing clouds over local areas, along with scattered clouds in parts of the island and increasing chances of showers near coastal areas.

Temperature lows will drop down to 5 degrees inland, around 8 along the coast, and around zero (0) high up in the mountains, where frost is expected to form overnight.

Wednesday temperatures will drop slightly with showers and isolated thunderstorms are expected in the morning along the coast, while other parts of the island will be affected later in the day.

Thursday weather is expected overall to be clear despite rain chances along the eastern corridor early in the morning, while temperatures will be on the rise.

Friday weather will be clear but with increasing cloud formations on and off throughout the day. Temperature levels will be above normal for this time of the year.

Snowfall is expected to continue this week high up in the mountains.

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