Limassol forest fire under control

Authorities said the wildfire that raged in Akrounta, Limassol, over the weekend was completely under control Monday after two days of firefighting. Light rain in the area on Sunday afternoon helped, assisting

Red alert for forest fires

The risk of forest fires and their spread remains on red alert Tuesday as Cyprus suffers a prolonged heatwave with maximum temperatures over 41 degrees Celcius, the Department of Forests said. Lighting


Forest fires hit record low

Areas affected by forest fires were at a historic low in 2022, the Forestry Department said in its annual assessment. According to the data, the state forest area burned was the smallest since

Cyprus on alert for forest fires

Cyprus is on daily alert during the hot weather to deal with any fires with a quick response, said Forestry Department Director Charalambos Alexandrou. “We are ready to mobilise in zero time,