Heatwave! Summer 2019 was one of the hottest in Malta

It’s official: Malta sizzled this summer. After weeks of heatwave hell followed by sweltering sunny days at the beach, weather experts have now confirmed that 2019 will go down as one of the hottest on record. Temperatures across the Maltese Islands soared to a high of 39.6°C, according to the Met Office in Luqa. It […]

Two rescued turtles released off the Maltese coast

Two more turtles have been released off the Maltese coast. The creatures, named Jane and Angelique by Nature Trust Malta, were returned to the wild on the beach at Gnejna Bay after months in rehab. They were both found entangled in marine debris by fishermen but recovered from their ordeal thanks to the kindness and […]

Malta promised a dry and sunny end to September

Summer is almost over in Malta – but it looks like you won’t need your raincoat for a while. The weather is expected to stay dry and mild across the Maltese Island for the rest of September. Forecasters said no significant rainfall is expected for ‘at least two weeks or so’ as a ridge of […]

Horror as teenager ‘nearly drowns’ at Malta’s Balluta Bay

A tourist is recovering in hospital after he ‘nearly drowned’ at one of Malta’s most popular bathing spots. The Brazilian teenager was hauled from the sea after getting into difficulty with swimming at Balluta Bay in St Julian’s. Two other bathers were forced to rescue the 19-year-old man after spotting him in distress in the […]