With Wednesday and Thursday’d temperatures jumping to 39C and possibly 40C in Nicosia, the met office said cooler days were on the way towards the weekend.
On Friday the temperature will fall to 37C inland, and 29C-32C on the coast and drop further by Saturday and Sunday to around 33C or 34C inland with some cloud, which is normal for the month. On the coast, temperatures will fall to 27C or 28C over the weekend.
According to met office’s Marios Theofilou, the highest temperature ever recorded in June in Nicosia was 43.9C but he was not sure of the year. Theofilou said it was normal to hit a couple of hotter days in the month of June. In 2012 the barometer hit 41C for several days during the month.