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Thursday, February 29, 2024

Cyprus is in the grip of bad weather – Running and the Fire Brigade is not in time to help

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Σε κλοικακο καιρΙας η Κyπρος-ΤρΕχει και δεν π&rho ;ολαβαΙνει η Πυροσβεστικor για β οorθεια

Severe weather conditions continue to prevail in Cyprus, as a result of the torrential rains that fall flooding roads, properties, houses, hotels both in the free province of Famagusta and in the province of Larnaca.

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The Fire Service and Police are on foot to respond to calls for help.

In 122 incidents due to torrential rains, members of the Fire Service were called to intervene in the free province of Famagusta. 

The incidents involve pumping water from basements of hotels, opening storm drains, saving lives, towing vehicles and pumping water from basements of houses. 

Σε κλοιo κακοκ&alpha ;ιρΙας η Κyπρος-ΤρΕχει και δεν προ λαβαiνει η Πυροσβεστικor για βοor&theta ;εια

In Larnaca, there are ongoing Fire Brigade operations in the Dromolaxia-Meneou area. The calls involve pumping water from houses, towing vehicles and saving lives. 

There is an accumulation of water on the road surface under the level crossing despite the Panorio center in Dromolaxia, as a result of which the road has become dangerous.< /p>

According to the latest update from the Police on the situation in the road network due to weather conditions, roads are closed or open but slippery or limited visibility.

In the province of Larnaca, Archbishop Makarios Avenue, in Meneou (from Vatyliotis center to the STOP kiosk) and the Larnaca Airport roundabout are closed due to water accumulation.

Σε κλοιo κακοκ&alpha ;ιρΙας η Κyπρος-ΤρΕχει και δεν προ λαβαiνει η Πυροσβεστικor για βοor&theta ;εια

Σε κλοιo κακοκ&alpha ;ιρΙας η Κyπρος-ΤρΕχει και δεν προ λαβαiνει η Πυροσβεστικor για βοor&theta ;εια

There is an accumulation of water on the road surface under the uneven crossing despite the Panorio center in Dromolaxia, as a result of which the road has become dangerous.

Also, dense fog is observed in the areas of Vavatsina , Odou and Lefkara Street.

Σε κλοικακοκα ;ιρΙας η Κyπρος-ΤρΕχει και δεν προ λαβαiνει η Πυροσβεστικor για βοor&theta ;εια

In the Morphou area, the roads Pedoulas – Prodromos, Prodromos – Lemythos, Pedoulas – Moutoulas, Pedoulas – PINEWOOD – Kakopetrias, Kakopetrias – Karvouna, Astromeriti – Troodos are open but slippery.

The roads leading to Troodos are open for all vehicles.

Police are urging drivers to use the road network to be extra careful as there is a lot of water on the roads making them slippery and dangerous. Drivers are urged to drive at low speeds, keep a safe distance from vehicles ahead and keep their vehicle's headlights on.