Yellow Warning for Severe Thunderstorms - When in effect
Detailed weather report
A yellow warning for strong storms and strong winds has been issued by the meteorological department. The warning will be in effect from 18:00 on the evening of Saturday 18/11 until 06:00 on the morning of Sunday 19/11.
Detailed weather report:
Weak low pressure is affecting the region, while a barometric low with frontal activity forming on Friday in the Balkans is moving southeast and is expected to affect the region from early Saturday night.
Tonight, the weather will be partly cloudy at times. Winds will be mainly southwest to northwest weak and transient locally to moderate, 3 to 4 Beaufort. The sea will be somewhat rough. The temperature will drop to 14 degrees inland, around 15 on the coast and 7 degrees in the higher mountains.
Tomorrow the weather will initially be partly cloudy, but in the afternoon it will gradually become mostly cloudy and isolated showers are expected, mainly in the western half of the island. Local showers and isolated thunderstorms are expected from late afternoon and early evening. Winds will be mainly south to southwest initially light to moderate, 3 to 4 Beaufort, becoming gradually moderate to strong, 4 to 5 Beaufort, and late afternoon and evening strong to very strong, 5 to 6 Beaufort, and locally until severe, 7 Beaufort. The sea will initially be calm to a little rough to gradually become a little rough to rough and by the evening rough to rough and locally to very rough. The temperature will rise to around 26 degrees in the interior and the coasts and to 16 degrees in the higher mountains.
Tomorrow night the weather will be cloudy and rain and local storms are expected. Hail is also possible during storms. The weather is expected to improve until the early hours of the morning. Winds will initially blow south to southwest and gradually west to northwest strong to very strong, 5 to 6 Beaufort, and locally to strong, 7 Beaufort. In windward, mainly coastal areas, winds are expected to be locally strong to gale force, 7 to 8 Beaufort. The sea will be choppy and on the windward choppy to very choppy.
On Sunday, the weather will be mainly cloudy at times and after noon isolated rain may occur locally, without ruling out the possibility of a storm. On the highest peaks of Troodos it is possible that snow or sleet will fall. In the area the winds will continue to blow strong to very strong and initially locally on the windward to strong. The temperature will drop significantly to be close to the average climatic values.
On Monday and Tuesday, increased cloudiness will be observed at intervals. The temperature will gradually rise slightly to remain close to or slightly above the average climatic values.