Heavy rain falls on Nicosia

first_imgA downpour on Friday afternoon took Nicosia residents by surprise as they didn’t expect such heavy rainfall, despite met office warnings that the day was expected to be rainy.The areas of Pallouriotissa and Engomi in the city were the worst hit, as well as areas of the Nicosia district neighbouring with Larnaca.The deluge that began at around 5pm forced many motorists near K-Cineplex in Engomi to pull over as visibility was almost zero.“The water on the tarmac was at least half a metre high,” a motorist told the Cyprus Mail.She added that she felt very scared and pulled over for while hoping that the heavy rainfall would subside.The fire service said it had received 12 calls in the afternoon – mainly from the Makedonitissa area – concerning the towing of cars and flooded establishments. Police said that no incidents were reported that were caused by the rainfall.According to the met office, storms are also expected on Saturday inland, in mountainous areas, and in eastern coastal areas in the afternoon.Temperatures are expected to be around 30 degrees celsius on Saturday inland and in the east and south coastal areas, 27C in the west and north coast and 20C in mountainous areas.Sunday is expected to be mostly sunny and slightly warmer as temperatures are expected to rise by one to two degrees celsius and remain higher until Tuesday.Rainfall is expected however, on Sunday and Monday afternoon in the mountainous areas.You May LikePopularEverythingColorado Mom Adopted Two Children, Months Later She Learned Who They Really ArePopularEverythingUndoUltimate Pet Nutrition Nutra Thrive SupplementAdd This One Thing To Your Dog’s Food To Help Them Be HealthierUltimate Pet Nutrition Nutra Thrive SupplementUndoGundry MDHow To Make Your Dark Spots Fade (Effortless 2 Minute Routine)Gundry MDUndo Concern over falling tourism numbersUndoTurkish Cypriot actions in Varosha ‘a clear violation’ of UN resolutions, Nicosia saysUndoOur View: Argaka mukhtar should not act as if he owns the beachUndoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more

Remand for football violence

first_imgA 27-year-old man from Larnaca was remanded on Sunday for three days in connection with hooliganism after the Anorthosis-Aek football match on Saturday that led to the injury of a 43-year-old man.The suspect was arrested earlier on Sunday after police secured testimony linking him with an attack on Saturday after the match on three Aek fans by around 10 Anorthosis fans.According to police, the Anorthosis fans, after the match outside the Georgios Kapapatakis stadium in Larnaca, attacked a 43-year-old man, his 17-year-old son and another man, 45, without apparent reason.The hooligans beat the 43-year-old in various parts of his body in the presence of his teenage son. They had also attempted to attack the 45-year-old who managed to escape.The 43-year-old was transferred to the Larnaca general hospital with knee injuries.The suspect, who denied any involvement in the case, is being investigated for assault and causing grievous bodily harm.You May LikeDr. Marty ProPower Plus Supplement3 Dangerous Foods People Feed Their Dogs (Without Realizing It)Dr. Marty ProPower Plus SupplementUndoPopularEverythingColorado Mom Adopted Two Children, Months Later She Learned Who They Really ArePopularEverythingUndoTotal Battle – Online Strategy GameIf You’re PC User This Strategy Game Is A Must-Have!Total Battle – Online Strategy GameUndo Turkish Cypriot actions in Varosha ‘a clear violation’ of UN resolutions, Nicosia saysUndoConcern over falling tourism numbersUndoPensioner dies after crash on Paphos-Polis roadUndoby Taboolaby Taboolalast_img read more