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18 June, 2024
 

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1. Ministry takes action against illegal dumping sites fueling fires

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-takes-action-against-illegal-dumping-sites-fueling-fires

The big fire in Paphos has exposed some major issues: not only were the firefighting resources inadequate, but it also showed the government's long-standing negligence regarding illegal fires. ...

2. Outdoor work from 11am to 5pm prohibited

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/outdoor-work-from-11am-to-5pm-prohibited

Both heavy and moderate work outdoors is prohibited between 11am and 5pm on Friday, according to the Labour Inspections Department, due to a red warning for extremely high temperature....

3. Stay cool or fry trying!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stay-cool-or-fry-trying

The Meteorological Department has issued a red warning for today, effective from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., as temperatures are expected to reach a scorching 45 degrees Celsius....

4. Heatwave revives debate over school air conditioning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heatwave-revives-debate-over-school-air-conditioning

The ongoing heatwave has reignited the debate over the installation of air conditioners in Cyprus schools....

5. Schools to close early on Friday due to heatwave

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/schools-to-close-early-on-friday-due-to-heatwave

Education Minister Athina Michaelidou defended the government's decision to suspend classes early on Friday due to soaring temperatures, calling it a balanced approach despite inevitable discontent....

6. Brace yourself for another scorcher!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/brace-yourself-for-another-scorcher

The relentless heatwave in Cyprus shows no sign of abating, with temperatures continuing to sizzle above 40 degrees. Today, Thursday (13/06), the mercury is expected to skyrocket to a scorching 43 degrees. An orange warning is in effect from 12:00 noon until 17:00....

7. Wildfire ignites resident anger and blame game

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wildfire-ignites-resident-anger-and-blame-game

Residents' anger simmered over delayed aircraft response during Tuesday's fire outbreak in the Polemio-Psathi area, coupled with authorities' failure to curb illegal dumping, which likely sparked the blaze...

8. Heatwave intensifies as wildfires rage in Paphos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heatwave-intensifies-as-wildfires-rage-in-paphos

9. Heatwave forces classes outdoors due to lack of air conditioning

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heatwave-forces-classes-outdoors-due-to-lack-of-air-conditioning

As Cyprus endures a sweltering heatwave with temperatures reaching 45 degrees Celsius, public school teachers have been forced to hold classes outdoors due to the lack of air conditioning. The extreme heat has rendered classrooms unbearable, prompting educators to seek any available shade....

10. Heatwave pushes Cyprus' electricity to the limit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heatwave-pushes-cyprus-electricity-to-the-limit

As temperatures soar in Cyprus, the nation is gearing up for a significant spike in electricity demand, officials say....

11. Extreme heat grips Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/extreme-heat-grips-cyprus

A relentless heatwave continues to grip Cyprus, prompting an orange warning from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Friday....

12. Cyprus continues to sweat under the scorching heat

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-continues-to-sweat-under-the-scorching-heat

Cyprus' Meteorology Department issued new warnings on Thursday for extreme maximum temperature, as the heatwave in the Mediterranean island continues...

13. Minister: Air conditioners coming to 50 schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-air-conditioners-coming-to-50-schools

The Ministry of Education, Sports, and Culture will install air conditioners in 50 schools in the coming days, with a three-year plan in place to equip all schools where installation is feasible, Minister Athina Michaelidou announced Thursday....

14. Work halted from 12pm - 4pm due to heatwave

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/work-halted-from-12pm-4pm-due-to-heatwave

The Labor Department is taking precautions to protect workers from the intense heat. Due to soaring temperatures, an official warning has been issued, advising that all heavy and moderate outdoor work be suspended on Thursday from 12:00 to 16:00 local time....

15. Heatwave leads to fainting and nosebleeds in schools

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heatwave-leads-to-faintings-and-nosebleeds-in-schools

Incidents of children experiencing dizziness and nosebleeds due to high temperatures have been reported in schools, according to POED President Myria Vassiliou....

16. Cyprus braces for extreme heat and high fire risk

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-braces-for-extreme-heat-and-high-fire-risk-tomorrow

The Cyprus Meteorological Service has issued a yellow warning for extreme high temperatures on Tuesday, with inland temperatures expected to soar to around 42 degrees Celsius (108 degrees Fahrenheit). The warning is in effect from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. local time....

17. Monkeys falling like apples in Mexico's heatwave crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/monkeys-falling-like-apples-in-mexico-s-heatwave-crisis

High winds that led to the deaths of at least nine people at a political rally are the latest example of the extreme weather that has been ravaging Mexico....

18. EU Commissioner warns of the health impact of climate change

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-commissioner-warns-of-the-health-impact-of-climate-change

European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides described the climate crisis as one of humanity's most pressing challenges, emphasizing its impact on health....

19. Little penguins dwindle to 120 amid port development threats

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/little-penguins-dwindle-to-120-amid-port-development-threats

A once-thriving population of little penguins on a tourist island off Perth’s coast has plummeted to no more than 120 birds, with plans to build a container port in nearby foraging grounds further threatening the survival of the colony....

20. Highs of 36°C in store for Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/highs-of-36°c-in-store-for-cyprus

Today, we're dealing with a bit of a weather cocktail, low pressure and warm air masses are calling the shots. ...

21. Europe's heat-related deaths surge by 30% in 20 years, report finds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-s-heat-related-deaths-surge-by-30-in-20-years-report-finds

Scorching weather has baked Europe in more days of “extreme heat stress” than its scientists have ever seen....

22. Get ready for a heatwave!

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/get-ready-for-a-heatwave

Good morning, folks! We've got some exciting weather news coming your way. Weak high pressure and a hot gas mass are swooping in, promising to bring rising temperatures and plenty of sunshine to the area....

23. Dimitra explains what it's like to be a ''bee mama''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/dimitra-explains-what-it-s-like-to-be-a-bee-mama

Dimitra Zakynthinos is a resident of central Athens and has a very particular approach to issues concerning the environment and our transition to the green era. ...

24. Decoding the tragic legacy from 'Helios' airplane crash to bus blazes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/decoding-the-tragic-legacy-from-helios-airplane-crash-to-bus-blazes

Miraculously, there is no other explanation for the situation with the "crazy" school buses. They catch fire, burn up in the good seats, break down on long downhill grades, and, it is whispered, have a whole host of other problems....

25. Sheep's surprise attack on medicinal cannabis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sheep-s-surprise-attack-on-medicinal-cannabis

A herd of sheep descended upon a partially flooded greenhouse in the vicinity of Almyros, Magnesia, Greece, with a peculiar appetite for medicinal cannabis. ...

26. Inland temperatures soar to 37°C amidst unstable weather

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/inland-temperatures-soar-to-37°c-amidst-unstable-weather

In an unexpected meteorological turn, the Daniel system has taken center stage, ushering in shifting weather patterns across central Mediterranean and Greece....

27. The free parking illusion

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-free-parking-illusion

Imagine a city where parking is easy, convenient, and free....

28. EC: ''Greece, you are not alone, the EU is with you''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ec-greece-you-are-not-alone-the-eu-is-with-you

Water-dropping planes from several European countries joined hundreds of firefighters Wednesday battling wildfires raging for days across Greece that left 20 people dead, while major blazes also burned in Spain’s Tenerife and in northwestern Turkey near the Greek border....

29. Thermometer set to hit 40°C

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/thermometer-set-to-hit-40°c

In a recent announcement, the Meteorological Service has issued a new warning regarding high temperatures. ...

30. Extreme heat expected

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/extreme-heat-expected

The Meteorological Department has issued a yellow warning for the upcoming weather conditions, forecasting an intense heatwave set to affect the region. ...

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