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. […]

Get ready for rain and gale-force winds across Malta

Malta and Gozo have been put on storm alert. Heavy rain and gale-force winds are expected to batter the Maltese Islands for the next three days, according to forecasters. Weather warnings have been issued for Malta and Gozo with the first thunderstorms likely on Monday afternoon. The Met Office in Luqa warned of thunder and […]

Malta set for a month’s worth of rain in just four days

Malta could be hit by floods as massive downpours bring a month’s worth of rain in just four days in some areas. Heavy rain is set to disrupt roads across the Maltese Islands this week, according to weather experts. The Met Office in Luqa issued a weather warning, with forecasters predicting strong winds and thundery […]

Weather warnings issued as UK braces for more snow

Britain faces a week of travel chaos after a blanket of snow swept across parts of the country on Monday night. Sub-zero temperatures and gale-force winds could combine with the white stuff – especially in the South East of England – to spell disruption on the roads and power cuts as bone-chilling air from the […]

Australia bakes as temperatures approach 50°C

Australia’s summer continues to break records, with parts of the country sweltering in extreme heatwave temperatures approaching 50°C. The country already experienced the world’s top 15 temperatures earlier this week. The highest of these was 49.1°C in Tarcoola, a town in South Australia. Bushfires have ravaged parts of Victoria and Tasmania as weather forecasters warned that […]