October 16th, 2018

Heavy rain in Nicosia

Heavy rain and hail have been falling in Nicosia since midday with the fire service called out to deal with problems.

These included opening up drains and moving cars from flooded streets.

The heavy rain has particularly affected Strovolos, Engomi and Nicosia within the walls it said.

First Meteorological Officer at Larnaka Airport, Mathaios Papadakis told CNA that the rain was caused by the instability that affects the wider region, mainly Greece and Turkey.

Meanwhile, a number of individuals have taken to social media to post videos of the downpour and hail.

Source: In-Cyprus.com