A yellow weather warning has been issued for Saturday, as thunderstorms are expected to affect Cyprus, the met office said.

In a post on X on Friday, the met office said that thunderstorms are expected in the mountains and in eastern and southern areas of the island.

Some storms are also expected inland, the met office said.

The met office added that there is a chance of hail as well, while strong winds are expected.

Rainfall is expected to reach 35 to 55 mm per hour.

The warning will be in effect from 10am until 6pm.