Cyprus Mail

All roads to Troodos closed

ALL roads leading to Troodos were closed on Monday because of continuing snowfall while more storms were expected to hit the mountains during the day. Police warned there is ice on many parts of the roads leading to Troodos.

In the Paphos district the Amargeti-Kelokedara and the Galatarias-Salamiou roads remains closed because of overflowing of the Xeros river. The bridge of the Tzielefou river, which collapsed remains closed to traffic.

Also in the district, as a result of the heavy rains, there was subsidence in the Paphos-Polis road two kilometres outside Stroumbi, on the left side of the road, in the Yiolou direction. This affected the crash barrier and warning signs were placed by police.

Police have warned drivers to drive very carefully, at low speed and at a safe distance from the car in front, because the heavy rainfall made roads unsafe.

The following roads are open only to vehicles with four-wheel drive, or fitted with anti-slip chains:
Zoopigi – Ayios Theodoros
Agrou – Palechoriou
Chandrion – Kyperoundas – Karvounas
Pedoulas – Prodromou
Pedoulas – Pinewood – Kakopetrias
Prodromou – Lemythou
Prodromou – Trooditissas – Platron
Kakopetrias – Kavouna
Kykkou – Kambou
Trooditissas – Prodromou
Polystippou – Chandrion
Polystippou – Madaris
Palechoriou – Aska – Fterikoudiou – Alonas- Platanistasas
Alonas – Polystippou – Lagouderon
Lagouderon – Xiliati

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