Featured Story

The Mountain of Blue Fire

Nature has a way of continually surprising us and inspiring awe within us, and it seems there are just as many fantastical wonders t...

1/22/2007

Heavy rains across Cyprus

Breaking Earth News: Cyprus
Jan 22, 2007
Click the Map to Enlarge
The island has experienced 25 per cent less rainfall than is usual for the time of year. The recent lack of rain has caused the Yermasoyia dam to be at its LOWEST LEVEL IN ITS HISTORY. It has a capacity of 13.5 million cubic metres of water, with reserves on Friday at a mere 470,000 cubic metres. Heavy rain fell on the island yesterday. Larnaca Airport recorded 2.8 millimetres of rainfall between midnight and 6am yesterday morning, while all roads in the Troodos region were yesterday closed to vehicles not equipped with four-wheel drive or snow chains.
Share this article
 
Copyright © 2016 Great Red Comet-Earth Science Chronicles • All Rights Reserved.
Template Design by BTDesigner • Powered by Blogger
back to top