Recent rainfall in Cyprus exceeds levels by 170-180% for December, Meteorological Office notes

The rain that fell in several areas in Cyprus, has exceeded 170-180% of the rainfall for the month if the cumulative amount is taken into consideration, Director of the Meteorological Service Kleanthis Nikolaidis told CNA on Friday.

He said that as the weather changed, the warning which the Meteorological Office had issued changed for 1700 on Thursday to 1600 on Friday from yellow to amber level.

It is expected, he said, that rain will continue locally in some areas, adding that in Troodos the rain did not stop throughout the day and night.

Source: Cyprus News Agency