Strong winds, storms and hail are expected over the next few days with a low pressure front in the area and a cold air mass moving in from the north east.
As some very strong winds may develop a yellow weather warning has been issued for the next two days and the met office has warned drivers to especially careful in case of falling stones and other objects.
On Monday afternoon it will be party cloudy with some rain and isolated thunderstorms.
More rain and storms are forecast for the evening, while it may hail in some parts of the island. Temperatures will drop to 11C inland, 15 to 16C in coastal areas and 4C in the Troodos region. Winds will be moderate at first but later in the evening stormy weather is expected in most areas.
On Tuesday the weather will gradually improve considerably after some local rains which will possibly fall as snow or sleet on the highest mountain peaks.
Inland temperatures will reach 18C, at the coast they will rise to 20C and 8C in the mountains.
Strong winds mean the sea will be turbulent.
On Wednesday, Thursday and Friday the weather will be mostly sunny, with cloudy intervals.
After a slight fall on Wednesday, temperatures are forecast to rise gradually from Thursday.