The protracted torrential rain may have fed the island’s reservoirs with much-needed water but even as skies cleared on Thursday, many areas islandwide have been left without water.

Cuts were imposed in Nicosia, Larnaca, Famagusta on Thursday as turbulent seas caused by recent storms affected systems at the Larnaca desalination plant, leaving the Nicosia and Larnaca water boards with limited stocks.