Tag Archives: weather

  • Tornado actually hit Nicosia on Sept 18 2009

    As reported by Alertnet.org (via Reuters): NICOSIA, Sept 18 (Reuters) – A freak tornado ripped through Cyprus on Friday, injuring at least 11 people and wreaking havoc in the capital Nicosia, police said. The whirlwind accompanied by hammering rain tore off rooftops and uprooted trees which smashed into cars during rush hour traffic. Parts of […]

  • Tornado in Larnaka?

    OK, now this is just strange, several of my friends in Larnaka are reporting a hurricane, yet other from the same region are saying they just experienced a bit of rain for a few minutes. Larnaka, what is going on down there?! As I am not currently in Cyprus, I’m looking to you our readers […]

  • 25cm of Snow in Troodos

    Well yesterday we got rain, today we got snow.  A level of 25cm of snow has been reported in the mountainous region of the island, with continuous snowing predicted for the rest of the night. As of writing the skiing slopes are all still closed. But families were voyaging up to have some fun in […]

  • Singing in the Rain…

    For months Cyprus has been praying for rain… Maybe its a Christmas present from above? Or just a bit of a tease before another dry spell? Driving early this morning when the showers poured down, the roads became small rapids, and I expected to see canoes sailing past, but all I saw was mopeds, rubbish […]