First snow expected, yellow weather warning issued (update)

First snow expected, yellow weather warning issued (update)

Local Wednesday, 13 January, 2021

The met office has issued a yellow weather warning for Wednesday, while the first snow this winter is expected to fall on the higher mountains at night.

The weather alert is in place from noon until 6pm.

“Isolated heavy thunderstorms accompanied by hail are likely to affect the area. Showers may exceed 40mm per hour,” the met office warned.

In the morning, the weather will be mostly cloudy and isolated rains are likely to fall in the western part of the island.

More rain and strong winds are forecast for the afternoon in all areas.

Temperatures will rise to 20C inland and near the coast and 11C around Troodos.

At night, they will drop to 6C inland, 10 to 13C in coastal areas and 1C in the higher mountains, where frost will form and some sleet or snow is likely to fall.

On Thursday and Friday more isolated rains and snow will fall around Troodos.

On Saturday, the skies are going to be mostly clear.

Source: Cyprus Mail

Temperatures will drop on Thursday and are expected to remain at the same levels during the coming days.


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