June 16th, 2019

Welcome respite from the heat

Residents in various parts of the island enjoyed some respite from the scorching heat yesterday as showers broke out mid afternoon, bringing temperatures down to normal for this time of year.

According to meteorological officer Stalo Papachristodoulou, temperatures shouldn't reach higher than 37 degrees Celsius inland and 35 degrees in the coastal areas until at least Tuesday.Referring to the brief showers, Papachristodoulou said "there is some instability in the atmosphere, which has led to cloudy weather, as well as light rain and even storms".

There could be more showers today and tomorrow, she added.

Source: Cyprus Mail