Dramatic pictures of Monday’s thunderstorm across Malta

A weather warning has been issued in Malta as thunder and lightning batters the Maltese Islands.

The alert from the Met Office in Luqa warns of heavy rain and strong winds across Malta and Gozo.

The warning, issued on Monday morning, added: ‘Isolated thundery and gusty showers will affect the Maltese Islands.’

Social media users were quick to capture incredible images of the dramatic weather, with dozens of stormy scenes being shared on Instagram and Facebook.

Here’s our pick of the best from Monday morning in Malta:


Qala by Gerhard Reinhardt


Mellieha by Ilja Nosov


Nadur by Julia Hering


Mgarr Harbour by Csilla Marton


Mosta by Angela Mallia


Floriana by Fritz Photography 


Selmun by Jesmond Vella 


Grey skies by Greta Ellul


Nadur by Julia Hering

How’s the weather looking for the rest of the week?

Forecasters reckon you should keep your umbrella handy.

Andrea Muscat from Maltese Islands Weather said: ‘Low pressure will dominate across the central Mediterranean throughout much of this week.

‘It will rain at some point every day until Friday with isolated showers, possibly heavy and thundery at times.’

Forecasters at Malta Weather added: ‘Rain showers that may be thundery with hail at times are expected across Malta and Gozo until at least Friday.

‘It’s going to feel cooler this week with temperatures expected to feel as cold as 14°C at times.’

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Publiée par Bay Easy sur Lundi 28 octobre 2019