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08 December, 2021
 

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1. Cyprus’ giant Noble Peasant in the works

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/north-s-giant-noble-peasant-in-the-works

A controversial giant statue proposed to be built on the northern foothills of Kyrenia’s mountain range was back in the headlines on Friday, with a local newspaper saying The Noble Peasant was in the works...

2. Mini earthquake shakes Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/mini-earthquake-shakes-cyprus

A mini earthquake was recorded in Limassol district on Wednesday morning, with reports suggesting tremors were felt in other districts too...

3. Greece mounts ‘superhuman efforts’ in multiple fronts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-mounts-‘superhuman-efforts-in-multiple-fronts

Thousands of people have fled their homes on the Greek island of Evia as wildfires burned uncontrolled for a sixth day on Sunday, and ferries were on standby for more evacuations after taking many to safety by sea...

4. Cyprus wants to cut red tape in fire response

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-wants-to-cut-red-tape-in-fire-response

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades has instructed officials to look for ways to cut red tape in the prevention and handling of fires, following a devastating blaze that killed four workers and exposed lack of coordination between state and local authorities...

5. Government responds to fire with €6 million aid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-responds-to-fire-with-€6-million-aid

The Republic of Cyprus has announced €6 million in financial aid for villages affected by a deadly fire, including compensation to the families of victims, with the government clarifying that illegal or uninsured structures would not be an issue...

6. Questions emerge in Cyprus fire deaths

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/questions-emerge-in-cyprus-fire-deaths

Pro-migrant group KISA is accusing authorities and farmland bosses of leaving foreign workers to fend for themselves in Saturday’s wildfire in Cyprus, as more questions are being raised following the death of four Egyptian workers who perished while trying to evacuate in an inferno with the odds overwhelmingly stacked against them...

7. Cyprus scrambles to contain chaotic wildfire

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-scrambles-to-contain-chaotic-wildfire

Villages in Limassol and Larnaca districts were being evacuated on Saturday due to a huge wildfire fire raging through rural communities, with Cypriot police arresting a suspect and the government appealing for aid from EU partners and Israel...

8. Officials say wildfire was not malicious

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/officials-say-wildfire-was-not-malicious

A huge wildfire in rural Nicosia was contained by Thursday morning after a difficult operation overnight, with officials saying the blaze was not the result of a malicious act but an investigation is still pending...

9. Temps begin steady climb through Sunday

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/temps-begin-steady-climb-through-sunday

Temperatures are gradually rising in Cyprus following a number of chilly days, with clear skies expected in the early part of the day but also high clouds sticking around in the afternoon...

10. Temperatures rebound after cold nights

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/temperatures-rebound-after-cold-night

A cold front and high pressure will be affecting areas over Cyprus in the early part of the week, with sunshine and cloudy skies battling it out as temperatures are on the rebound...

11. Cyprus gets yellow warning ahead of cold blast

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-gets-yellow-warning-ahead-of-cold-blast

A wind advisory and a flood warning went into effect Friday, ahead of a cold weekend, with weather officials warning of gusty winds as an incoming cold front and high pressure battle it out...

12. Island braces for coldest weather in 3 years with high levels of dust

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/1-dust

The atmosphere on Thursday was permeated with high levels of dust, as the island braces for the coldest temperatures recorded in the last three years...

13. Sunshine bows out by midweek

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sunshine-bows-out-by-midweek

A weak high-pressure system is affecting the area over Cyprus but sudden deteriorating conditions in Greece are also expected to affect the island this week...

14. Cyprus under severe wind warning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-under-severe-wind-warning

A severe wind warning has been issued for Cyprus as very powerful winds from the north are expected to pound the island late on Thursday...

15. Freezing weather and icy roads in rural areas

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/freezing-weather-and-icy-roads

A number of rural roads in Nicosia, Limassol, and Paphos districts were closed to vehicles without anti-skid chains or foul-wheel drive systems due to snow or icing conditions, as freezing weather is affecting all of Cyprus...

16. Yellow warning as nasty weather moves in

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nasty-weather-moves-in

A low reading in barometric pressure over Cyprus spells some nasty weather in the days ahead, starting Monday night with heavy showers and strong winds but also snow up in the mountains...

17. Worker suffocates to death under pile of dirt

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/worker-dies-under-mound-of-dirt

Both police and the labour office were investigating a work-related fatality on Monday, after emergency rescuers retrieved the body of a local builder from a collapsed retaining wall in Limassol...

18. Fire near Limassol community contained

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fire-raging-outside-a-limassol-community

A large wildfire was raging outside a community in Limassol district, with officials saying battling the blaze was difficult due to limited access in the area while the risk of re-ignitions remained high...

19. Heat advisory but some rain chances

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heat-advisory-but-some-rain-chances

A heat advisory is in effect Sunday afternoon due to extreme high temperatures in the interior, while there are low chances of rain mainly in the mountains...

20. New missile scenarios tossed in the mix

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/new-missile-scenarios-tossed-in-the-mix

Reports in the Turkish Cypriot press point to a number of different scenarios, as authorities on both sides of the divided island try to learn more about the rogue missile that ended up on Cypriot soil...

21. No final conclusions yet in stray missile incident

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/no-final-conclusions-yet-in-stray-missile

The Republic of Cyprus remains in the dark over the missile incident in the north, while an effort is underway by officials to sound out “friendly countries” in order to connect the dots...

22. Missile goes astray, hits Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/former-kyp-chief-says-missile-went-astray

A former intelligence chief says an object that crashed in the north after midnight is mostly likely an S-200 surface-to-air missile, based on images and ongoing conflict in the region...

23. Late night explosion shocks Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/late-night-explosion-shocks-cyprus

A very loud explosion was heard Sunday night in the north, just after midnight, with authorities scrambling to deal with an ensuing fire and speculation running rampant on social media...

24. Stormy weather to wane into the weekend

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stormy-weather-to-wane-into-the-weekend

Low pressure ripples along a recent trough over Cyprus are expected to wane by Saturday, while weather officials say daily afternoon showers are likely to continue...

25. Sun pierces through cloudy skies

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sun-pierces-through-cloudy-skies

A high pressure system is moving in over Cyprus, bringing periods of sunshine throughout the day but also scattered showers remain a possibility later in the afternoon...

26. Dangerous roads due to landslides

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dangerous-roads-due-to-landslides

Rockslides and mudslides are threatening many parts of the road network in Cyprus, mainly in the foothills and rural areas...

27. Cold snap expected to worsen

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cold-snap-expected-to-worsen

A low pressure system over Cyprus is expected to cause barometric pressure to drop in the evening, with chances of rain and thunderstorms throughout the week...

28. Poor weather won’t budge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/poor-weather-won-t-budge

A low pressure system is affecting areas over Cyprus, with cloudy skies and poor weather conditions expected to stick around at least until Monday...

29. Weather to hold on Christmas Day

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/weather-to-hold-on-christmas-day

A high pressure system is setting the scene for clear weather on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, while cloud activity eventually will lead to rain showers late Tuesday night and Wednesday...

30. Cyprus rides out the storm

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-rides-out-the-storm

A high pressure system moved in on Friday over Cyprus, decreasing chances of heavy rain while showers and cold temperatures are still expected, with a slight temperature rise over the weekend...

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