Malta ‘will soon be THREE months without heavy rain’

Malta has gone almost three months without any heavy rain, weather experts have claimed. Forecasters issued the warning with another dry week expected across the Maltese Islands. They said the unseasonably mild winter would continue into February. Andrea Muscat from Maltese Islands Weather said it would ‘soon be three months’ since the last decent downpour […]

WATCH: Terrifying moment monster wave slams into Gozo ferry

This is the dramatic moment a monster wave slammed into one of the Gozo ferries. The sea-sickening video taken during the height of the ferocious storm on Saturday shows the angry sea battering the ship as it heads from Mgarr to Cirkewwa. American tourist Mawk Phoenix captured the dramatic stomach-lurching footage from the passenger deck of […]

Gozo ferries battle giant waves and gale-force winds

If you’re going to Gozo this weekend, expect delays at Cirkewwa. That’s the advice from Gozo Channel as the company’s ferries battle giant waves and gale-force winds. Strong winds on Saturday morning forced the company to re-route its ferries around Comino, adding at least 30 minutes to the normal 25-minute crossing between Cirkewwa and Mgarr. […]

Malta braced for heavy rain and strong winds this week

Malta is braced for heavy rain and strong winds this week with the Met Office having issued a weather warning. Some areas can expect gale force winds at times while much of Malta and Gozo is set to be inundated with thundery showers until the weekend. Temperatures are set to feel as chilly as 7°C  overnight. […]

Msida and Marsalforn ‘could be under water by 2050’

Some of Malta’s most famous landmarks and tourist attractions could be destroyed by rising sea levels, it has been claimed. Much of Msida, Marsalforn and Xemxija could all be submerged by 2050 if sea levels continue to rise due to climate change. The environmental shifts taking place are so rapid that catastrophe could hit in […]

More thunder and heavy rain heading to Malta

Keep your umbrella handy this weekend. It’s likely to get seriously wet and windy in Malta and Gozo, according to weather experts. The Met Office in Luqa warned that we can expect rain showers on Sunday that may be heavy and thundery at times. It said winds will also increase to Force 7 in places. […]

Stormy October was one of the wettest ever in Malta

You didn’t imagine it – last month really was one of the wettest Octobers on record in Malta and Gozo. Weather experts have confirmed that an astonishing 94mm of rain fell on the Maltese Islands in October – that’s around 20mm than we’d normally expect for the time of year. October was twice as stormy […]