November 17th, 2018

Storms, rain, snow and hail reported

Police say that roads in the Troodos region are open only to vehicles with snow chains or four wheel drive, with the conditions expected to remain the same overnight.

The cold snap which began on Friday is likely to go on through this weekend, with snow finally easing off early next week.Storms, rain and hail have also caused problems in coastal areas and in villages in the Nicosia district.

Thunderstorms accompanied by heavy rains and strong winds have been triggered by a low pressure system with more rain expected overnight, especially in coastal regions.

Source: Famagusta-Gazette