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The heavens opened in Nicosia: hail the size of a walnut fell

On Maundy Monday, a heavy hailstorm hit Nicosia in Cyprus, resulting in hailstones the size of walnuts, while the temperature was at normal levels for the season. According to pentapostagma.gr, at 4:30 in the afternoon in the province of Nicosia, the heavens opened and a prolonged hailstorm accompanied by lightning and thunder began. Very quickly everything was whitewashed by the walnut sized hail. According to the Spokesman of the Cyprus Fire Department, Andrea Ketti, the Nicosia Fire Stations received a large number of calls for help. The calls mainly concerned areas of the Municipality of Tseri, Latsia and Strovolos, while a total of four Fire Brigade crews were working and the organized volunteer group Support Cy and Civil Defense have been activated to support the Fire Brigade.
Source: News Beast

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