A day before the start of the long weekend, jelly fish have appeared on the east coast of Cyprus.
In an announcement on Friday, the Fisheries Department said jellyfish of the species Pelagia noctiluca were spotted off east coast.
“The presence and increase in the population of jellyfish is a temporary phenomenon that usually lasts between hours to a few days. It is attributable mainly to the direction of the sea currents” the Department said.
This phenomenon may also be observed elsewhere in Cyprus, it added.
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