Cyprus Mail

Rain and snow in the mountains, some road access limited to 4X4s

Rain and snow in the higher mountain regions are expected for Tuesday, the met office announced in the morning.

Due to snowfall the following roads are accessible for four-wheel drives and vehicles with snow chains only: Karvounas – Troodos, Platres – Troodos and Prodromos – Troodos.

Roads which are slippery due to rainfall are: Kakopetria – Pinewood – Pedhoulas, Prodromos – Platres, Prodromos – Troodos, Pedhoulas – Kykkos – Millikouri, Kykkos – Stavros tis Psokas,  Kykkos – Kampos, Kampos – Orkondas, Orkondas – Kato Pyrgos, Gouri -Lazanias, Lazanias – Macheras and Macheras – Kionia.

From Monday to Tuesday the fire services responded to five incidents related to the weather conditions, one in Nicosia, three in Limassol and one in Paphos.

They concerned removing fallen trees, pumping water from a flooded road and a basement and repairing damages to electric cables.

Related posts

Anastasiades to visit Thessaloniki

More than 1,000 traffic fines within 48 hours

Evie Andreou

Suspected people smuggler arrested after migrant arrival

Evie Andreou

Daunting ‘to-do’ list for our buses

Antigoni Pitta

Coronavirus: One death, 97 cases on Saturday (Updated)

Evie Andreou

Coronavirus: Sunday’s testing sites for eligible groups

Staff Reporter