Snow and rain as Elpis weather system affects Cyprus

The civil defence is on stand-by as a low-pressure system affects the island on Tuesday, while mountains roads and schools closed once more in some mountain villages.

The meteorological office issued a yellow warning lasting from 2am to 4pm, citing heavy rainfall, thunderstorms, and a flood watch. Conditions are set to improve by Tuesday evening, but the island will remain affected until Wednesday night.

According to the head of the met office, Kleanthis Nicolaides, the pressure system named ‘Elpis’ is not expected to hit Cyprus as hard as has been the case in Greece.

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Snow and rain as Elpis weather system affects Cyprus

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