Cyprus Mail

Weather and road conditions

Due to more snow falling in the Troodos mountains during the night and heavy fog in the morning the following roads are currently closed to ALL traffic:
Platres – Troodos
Prodromos – Troodos
Karvouna – Troodos

In the Limassol, Morphou and Nicosia regions the following roads are open only to four-wheel-drive vehicles or those fitted with snow chains:
Karvouna – Kyperounta – Chandria
Saittas – Karvouna
Saittas – Pera Pedi – Platres
Trooditissa – Prodromos
Moniatis – Platres
Trimiklini – Pelendri
Palaichori – Agros
Kakopetria – Karvounas
Kakopetria – Pinewood – Pedoulas
Pedoulas – Prodromos
Prodromos – Platres
Prodromos – Lemithou
Machairas – Kionia

The amount of snow on Troodos main square is 85cm and on Mount Olympus 95cm.

Drivers are urged to drive carefully and follow instructions by traffic police.

Today the weather will be mostly sunny while temperatures will rise to 15C inland, 17C in coastal areas and 4C in the higher mountains.

At night, frost is forecasted in the Troodos area with temperatures dropping to 3C inland and 8C on the coast.

The weather is unlikely to change in the next couple of days but there may be more local showers and snow in the mountains.

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