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Dust storms with red rain possible (Updated)

Dust storms are possible in the second half of the week, while more snow will fall in Troodos, Kitas weather website said on Wednesday.

High dust levels and a low-pressure system could even cause the rain to turn red between Wednesday and Friday.

On Wednesday morning, dust levels measured by the Air Quality Monitoring Network operated by the department of labour inspection were high, while atmospheric dust levels dropped to low to moderate levels later in the day.

Temperatures on Wednesday are expected to reach 16C inland, 16C-18C in coastal areas and 4C in Troodos.

At night, temperatures will fall to 13C inland, 13C to 15C at the coast and 4C in the higher mountain regions.

Similar weather is expected on Thursday during the day, with the possibility of rain and light hail storms especially in the higher mountains later in the afternoon.

Temperatures on Thursday night will drop to 10C inland, 13-15C at the coast and -1 in Troodos.

On Friday temperatures will drop further.

Weather will remain cloudy with the possibility of rain and storms while some snow is expected in the higher mountain regions.

Rainfall is also possible over the weekend but temperatures will rise slightly.





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