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Strong afternoon winds batter Cyprus

Chances of showers and storms, mountain snow expected Friday, mixed weather on the weekend


Very strong winds are expected Thursday afternoon, with chances of isolated thunderstorms in the eastern half of the island and mountain snow or sleet likely on Friday.

A low pressure system is affecting areas over Cyprus with Thursday afternoon weather ranging between partly skies and mostly cloudy in some local areas.

Northerly and northeasterly winds will range between weak and moderate in the west, and moderate and strong in other parts of the island while very strong winds are also expected at times in the late afternoon.

Temperature highs will reach 17 degrees Celsius inland, east, and southeast, around 20 in all other coastal regions, while it will be 8 high up in the mountains. 

Evening skies will remain partly cloudy but with mostly cloudy formations over local areas, while temperature lows will drop to 11 degrees inland, around 13 across coastal regions, and 3 high up in the mountains where frost is also expected to form overnight.

Friday skies will be cloudy with chances of showers and isolated thunderstorms, while snow or sleet is expected to fall on Troodos mountains.

Fair skies are not expected until after Saturday afternoon, while temperatures will remain largely unchanged and below normal levels for this time of the year.

But Sunday highs will go back up again while partly cloudy skies are expected to last through early Monday, with chances of rain later it the afternoon including low chances of isolated thunderstorms.

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