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Scorching Temperatures Prompt Yellow Weather Alert

A yellow weather alert has been issued due to scorching temperatures reaching up to 41 degrees Celsius in inland areas this Saturday, with coastal regions also expecting highs around 39 degrees. Precautionary measures, including staying hydrated, avoiding direct sunlight, and following fire safety protocols, are crucial to staying safe during this intense heatwave. Remember to check on vulnerable individuals and ensure pets are not left in vehicles to prevent heatrelated illnesses.

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A Blaze at Konia Primary School: Decorative Tires Ignite

The fire at Konia Primary School in Paphos started from decorative tires used as flower containers and quickly spread, requiring the prompt response of fire services to extinguish the blaze. The incident serves as a cautionary tale about the potential dangers of repurposing everyday items in ways that may pose unexpected risks, prompting authorities to conduct a thorough investigation to prevent similar incidents in the future.

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Firework Licenses Suspended Indefinitely Due to Weather Concerns

Firework licenses have been suspended indefinitely due to heightened risks of fire in hot and dry weather conditions, following incidents of fireworks causing wildfires and threatening public safety. The ban aims to prevent ecological damage and ensure community wellbeing, prompting consideration of alternative, safer celebration methods like drone light shows and laser displays.

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