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Warning issued as stormy weather hits Cyprus

A new yellow warning for severe weather has been issued by the Department of Meteorology in Cyprus.

The new warning will be in effect until 6pm Tuesday, as strong storms are expected. Much of Cyprus has seen heavy rain and even hail during Monday, especially on the east coast near Paralimni and Protaras.

The intensity of the rain is estimated to vary between 35 and 55 millimeters per hour.

The weather is expected to clear by Wednesday evening.

Famagusta Gazette