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Drop in temps hails winter weather

9 January 2013

Winter has finally arrived in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus as temperatures have dropped several degrees, BRT reports. Temperatures are expected to drop to 0 degrees Celsius tonight with sleet and snow forecast for mountainous areas and higher ground.

The met office has also warned producers against frost expected in lower areas in the early hour of the morning.

Heavy snowfall in Turkey had also disrupted flights to and from the TRNC.

Connecting flights to and from Istanbul and Ankara are being cancelled or delayed due to the weather.

Ferry services have also been cancelled due to high winds and rough seas.

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