Category: rain

Spring in Cyprus 4

Spring in Cyprus

Forget the beaches, forget the half-naked Britishers, leave the shores and head out to the countryside. It is spring in Cyprus and this is when Cyprus is at its best. A cool breeze, a...

Lightning Strikes and Tornados in Cyprus 5

Lightning Strikes and Tornados in Cyprus

Cyprus is not known for extreme weather. During the winter season, we do get the occassional thunderstorm which have even lead to minor flooding in Larnaca and Nicosia. Though rare, these thunderstorms do put...

The first rain of the winter in Cyprus 1

The first rain of the winter in Cyprus

It was beautiful. The sight, pleasing. The petrichor*, soothing. I got up very early (7 AM) today morning, as i had to go to the vegetable market and when i stepped out of the...