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04 December, 2022
 
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Scorcher tightens grip over Cyprus

Another hot day but clear evening skies invite sky enthusiasts to get a glimpse of StarLink satellites

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Another heat warning has been issued for Cyprus due to excessive temperatures, with daytime highs on Sunday expected to climb back up to 40 degrees in the afternoon, but evening skies call on sky enthusiasts to look up after sunset.

A yellow warning on Sunday afternoon, from 12 noon until 5:30pm, has been issued with weather officials saying inland highs were expected to reach 40 degrees Celsius.

Evening skies will remain mostly clear, allowing sky enthusiasts without a telescope to get a glimpse of the SpaceX Starlink satellites at sunset just before 8pm local time

A low pressure system is affecting Cyprus on Sunday with mostly clear skies and moderate winds, while maximum daytime highs will climb to 40 degrees inland, 35 in the south, southeast, and north, 32 in all other coastal regions, and 29 high up in the mountains.

Evening skies will remain mostly clear with temperature lows dropping to 25 degrees inland, southeast, and east, 24 in the north and out west, 22 in all other coastal regions, while it will be 19 higher up.

Sky enthusiasts without a telescope may be able to get a glimpse of the SpaceX Starlink satellites at sunset just before 8pm local time. Reports said residents on the island already spotted the not so mysterious string of lights over Cypriot skies this weekend.

Monday through Wednesday skies will remain mostly clear, with no noticeable change in through midweek as levels will continue to register above normal averages for this time of the year.

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