Thunderstorms cause flooding, fires, power outages

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Thunderstorms cause flooding, fires, power outages
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Thunderstorms, lightning and heavy rain caused disturbances across the island with power cuts, flash flooding, and a fire on Monday, authorities announced.

Power cuts were reported in the Meniko, Akaki, Arediou, Orounta, Kokkinotrimithia, and Paliometocho.  Parts of Nicosia were also affected by the rain.

The problem was corrected at approximately 5:40pm, the electricity authority (EAC) said.  The EAC spokesperson, Christina Papadopoulou said that the EAC underground cable was struck by lightning, which caused the power outages.

The fire...


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