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15 July, 2020
 
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Stormy weather on the way

Yellow warning in effect, frost expected in the mountains, showers through midweek

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A yellow alert went into effect Monday morning with heavy rain showers and thunderstorms expected while weather is expected to calm down later in the afternoon.

A low barometric pressure is affecting areas over Cyprus, with Monday morning starting off with mostly cloudy skies and fog. Police warn drivers to be careful on the road due to low visibility in many areas.

A yellow warning has been issued until 5pm, with weather officials expecting rainfall intensity to exceed 35 milimitres in a six-hour period.

Police warn drivers to be careful on the road due to low visibility in many areas

Winds are expected to pick up in the afternoon during possible isolated thunderstorms, otherwise they will range from weak to moderate.

Maximum high temperatures will reach 18° Celsius inland and in the coastal regions, while it will be 9 degrees up in the highest elevations.

Overnight, minimum lows will be 7 degrees inland, 10 along the coast, and 3 up in the mountains where frost is also expected to form in some local areas.

Chances of rain showers will continue Tuesday and Wednesday, while sleet or snow is expected in the highest peaks in Troodos mountains.

Temperatures are expected to rise slightly on Thursday, where they will remain close to the normal averages for this time of the year.

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