Despite torrential rain and strong winds in the Larnaca and Famagusta districts during the night, no damage was reported.
Rain and snow in the mountains however mean that a number of roads are dangerous and slippery, police warned on Tuesday morning.
Many roads were closed on Tuesday morning due to torrential rain and snowfall which caused immense problems to the road network.
The following roads are closed for all vehicles:
In the Paphos district:
Arminou – Filousa – Kelokedaros
Episkopi – Natas
Ayios Geogios – Kidasiou
Kelokedaros – Trachipedoulas
Trachipedoulas – Salamiou
Kelokedaros – Filousa
Kelokedaros – Amargetis
Salamiou – Galataria
Ayios Nicolaos – Kaminaria
Ayios Nicolaos – Pera Vasa
Giolou – Miliou (old road)
Panayia – Cedar valley
Kritou Marottou – Kannaviou
Akoursos – Adonis baths
In the Limassol district:
Gerasa – Kalo Chorio
In the Morphou area:
Vyzakia – Ayia Marina Xiliatou
Ayia Marina Xiliatou – Ayia Marina Xiliatou reservoir
Ayios Vavatsinia – Vavatsinia
Because of landslides, the following Tsada – Stroumbi and Pedalia – Panayia roads in the Paphos district are dangerous.
There were also landslides on the main road from Evrichou to Kakopetria near the entrance to the Kakopetria. Drivers should use the road via Galata and Ayios Nicolaos to enter the village.
Landslides caused problems on the following roads in the Limassol district:
Platres – Troodos
Agros – Karvounas
Amiantos – Karvounas
Paramytha – Gerasa
Ayios Ioannis – Agros
Lania – Trimiklini
Saittas – Amiantos
Moniatis – Platres
In the Nicosia district:
Gourri – Macheras – Kioni
In the Troodos area visibility is limited because of dense fog.
More snow, strong winds and rain are expected over the next few days and temperatures will fall to -7C in the mountains on Tuesday and Wednesday evening.
On Troodos square 50 centimetres of snow has been recorded.
The amount of water in the reservoirs overall is now close to 30 per cent, with the biggest, Kouris, still at 23.1 per cent of capacity while some of the smaller reservoirs are full and overflowing. Xyliatos dam also overflowed (see video below):
Η υπερχείλιση του φράγματος Ξυλιάτου είναι πλέον γεγονός (βίντεο από τον εκδρομικό χώρο).
Posted by Τμήμα Δασών on Tuesday, 15 January 2019