Residents stay home as snow closes roads, schools and shops

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With residents of increasing numbers of villages around Troodos and Paphos waking up to white surroundings on Wednesday, many decided the most sensible course of action was to stay at home by the fire.

In Platres, most places were closed because of the snow.

“We had no newspapers, no supermarket, and the bank didn’t open until 10.  Most cafes stayed closed,” said Panayiotis Meraklis who is retired and lives in the village.

“I wanted to go to Nicosia today but instead I am staying at home relaxing next to the fire.”

Traffic was difficult around the village,...


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