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Traditional Cypriot weathermen predict a very wet autumn

Traditional meteorologists have forecast for an unprecedented wet autumn according to the traditional weather forecasting known as the ‘minalayia’.

The ‘minalayia’ is a traditional way of forecasting the weather and is the interpretation of the prevailing weather conditions from August 3 to August 15 each year.

Each day within this time period represents one month of the coming year and each 50 minutes represents a single day.

According to traditional meteorologist Leonida Leonidou, the minalayia so far have shown for a very wet autumn with a lot of rain throughout the island.

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According to Leonidou, December also promises to be an extremely wet month.

The final forecast for the last few months of the year will be revealed by the end of August when the minalayia come to an end according to the Julian Calendar.

Speaking to Sigma TV, Leonidou had said that he and other traditional meteorologists had predicted rain for April, May and June.

“I also predicted rain for July and I have also noted rain for August,” said Leonidou.

“On August 13, 18 and 25 we will have isolated rain in the mountains,” he concluded

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