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Cold, mainly fine with possibility of light showers

February 9, 2020 at 8:42am
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It will be another cold day as high pressure and a cold air mass which will recede on Wednesday continue to affect the area.

All roads to Troodos are closed because of ice while other mountain roads are open only to four wheel drive cars and those equipped with snow chains.

Sunday will be cold with intervals of fine weather and intervals of cloud which may lead to light rain or even sleet in the lowlands and light snow in the mountains and semi-mountainous areas.

Temperatures will be 8 C inland, around 11 C on the coast and -4 C in the mountains.

Tonight will be cold with intervals of fine weather and intervals of cloud with the possibility of light showers or sleet in the lowlands and light snow fall in higher altitudes.

Temperatures will fall to 1 C on the coast, around 3 C on the coast and -9 C in the highest Troodos peaks.

Monday will be mainly fine and cold while Tuesday will be cloudy at intervals with light showers mainly from midday on. Wednesday will be partly cloudy with light showers and light snowfall in the highest Troodos peaks.

Temperatures will edge up gradually and by Wednesday will be close to average for the time of year.

The depth of snow in Troodos Square at the time of issue of the early morning weather bulletin was 67 cm.

Roads

All roads to Troodos are closed because of ice to all vehicles.

The following roads are open ONLY to four wheel drive cars and those equipped with snow chains

Limassol district

Amiantos-Karvounas

Trimiklini-Pelendri

Moniatis-Platres

Pera Pedi-Mandria- Platres

Morphou are

Pedoulas-Prodromos

Pedoulas-Pinewood-Kakopetria

Prodromos-Platres

Prodromos-Lemythou

Pedoulas-Kykkos

Kakopetria-Karvounas

The situation with the roads in the mountains is changeable and drivers are urged to stay updated through the police app or website.