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 is BATTERED by gale force winds and heavy rain

Police have urged drivers to take extra care on the roads as Malta is battered by gale force winds and heavy rain. Forecasters issued yellow weather alerts on Monday as ‘very strong to gale force’ winds swept across the Maltese Islands. The stormy weather brought heavy rain across Malta and Gozo and disrupted the ferry […]

Misery for drivers as floods hit Malta’s Coast Road

Police have urged motorists to drive with extra care after heavy rain sparked floods across parts of Malta and Gozo. Drivers were told to avoid the Coast Road near Kennedy Grove after floodwater transformed the recently-built roundabout near Salini Bay into a muddy swamp. Shocking photographs taken by 89.7 Bay listener Jacques Mizzi showed the extent of […]

It’s official: Malta suffers its stormiest month ever

October will go down in history in Malta. Last month was officially the stormiest month ever with 16 days of thunder and lightning across the Maltese Islands. The Met Office in Luqa said the record was previously shared by two months – October 1962 and November 1986, both of which had 12 thundery days. Most of […]

Temperatures soar as Malta enjoys an Indian Summer

We’re promised plenty of blue skies and warm sunshine across the Maltese Islands this week – which is great news after such a wet and stormy end to October. Forecasters predicted an ‘Indian summer’ is set to hit Malta and Gozo over the next seven days with plenty of sunshine and mild, dry weather. The […]

Malta could be hit by a hail storm on Sunday

Malta could be hit by hail stones on the stormiest Sunday of 2018, according to weather forecasters. The warning came after the island was drenched by heavy rain, thunder and lightning in the wettest 24 hours experienced in Malta for several months. Andrea Muscat from Gozo Weather Page said: ‘The rough weather reaches its climax on Sunday, […]

Forecasters warn summer in Malta will go out with a bang

It’s been a scorching hot summer in Malta and Gozo but the weather is expected to take a turn for the worse this week. Thunderstorms will sweep across the Maltese Islands with heavy rain and clouds likely on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday with a risk of isolated showers on Saturday. The downpours and lightning may […]

Malta put on thunder alert for the next three days

Thundery showers are set to disrupt the summer heatwave in Malta and Gozo, forecasters have warned. The Maltese Islands will see a change in the weather on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday following weeks of glorious summer sunshine. And Malta could expect ‘some isolated thundery and gusty showers’ over the next three days, the Met Office […]

Downpour in Bugibba as the rest of Malta laps up the sun

It’s been one of the hottest summers in Malta for years – but St Paul’s Bay got a real soaking on Tuesday afternoon. Heavy showers hit Xemxija, Bugibba and Qawra – while the rest of the Maltese Islands continued to lap up the summer sunshine. Forecasters warned a similar brief spell of wet weather could […]

Get ready for a hot and sticky weekend in Malta and Gozo

Sunbathers are set to hit Malta’s beaches in droves this weekend as temperatures soar. The Maltese Islands are forecast to be one of the hottest places in Europe with temperatures feeling as warm as 38°C. Tourist hotspots such as Mdina, Valletta and St Julian’s are predicted to bask in the summer heat on Saturday before […]