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 […]

Malta enjoys nearly 3,000 hours of sunshine in 2019

Malta was hotter and drier than average in 2019, according to weather experts. The Met Office in Luqa said there was no shortage of sunshine last year with the sun making an appearance for a 2,992 hours. The year started with a wetter-than-average January, which produced 99.8 mm of much-needed rain. February saw the year’s […]

Malta promised a bright and sunny start to 2020

Malta has been promised a bright but nippy start to 2020. The Met Office in Luqa forecast a mainly sunny and dry New Year’s Day for the Maltese Islands with temperatures as low as 8°C. It said winds will be light to moderate, blowing from a north-northwesterly direction. The Met Office ruled out any chance […]

What will the weather be like in Malta on Christmas Day?

With a week to go until Christmas, the Met Office in Luqa has revealed what kind of weather we can expect in Malta and Gozo on December 25. And of course there’ve been several bold predictions as to whether or not the Maltese Islands will be hit by a storm this Christmas Day. Sadly, the […]

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 […]

WATCH: Shocking video shows huge waves battering Marsalforn

This is the terrifying moment when a giant wave slammed into the seafront at one of Gozo’s most popular holiday resorts. Marsalforn took a hammering from the angry sea on Saturday as gale-force winds of up to 103 km/h swept across the Maltese Islands. The incredible power of Mother Nature in Marsalforn Bay was captured […]

What will the weather be like in Malta on Christmas Day?

Are we heading for a sunny Christmas in Malta, or will rain be on its way? While most of us in Malta can only dream of a little flurry of snow we could be in for a surprise on Christmas Day. At the moment forecasters are predicting a wet and rather grey day with highs […]

Christmas celebrations kick-off this weekend in Gozo

The festive season gets well and truly underway this weekend in Gozo. Christmas decorations and lights have already started springing up across the island, signalling the start of everybody’s favourite time of the year. Gozo’s spectacular festive celebrations will be launched on Saturday evening with the switching on of the Christmas lights in the heart […]

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. […]

Bad weather cancels outdoor rock concert in Gozo

An outdoor rock concert has been postponed in Gozo because of bad weather. The event, which was scheduled for Saturday night in Xaghra, will now be held on Saturday 7 December at 8.30pm. Organisers said weather forecasts warning of very strong winds this weekend forced them to move the date of the concert. The Hill […]

Weather warning for Malta as another thunderstorm rolls in

A weather warning has been issued for Malta and Gozo with another thunderstorm expected to hit Maltese Islands. The Met Office in Luqa said that the thunder and lightning will continue all night until the early hours of Saturday morning. Heavy rain is expected in some areas on Friday afternoon with top temperatures reaching 23°C. […]

Are we set for stormy weather in Malta this weekend?

We hate to break it to you but it looks like it’s going to be cloudy and wet this weekend in Malta and Gozo. Weather experts at the Met Office in Luqa reckon we’re in for a ‘miserable’ weekend with a chance of showers on Saturday and more rain on Sunday. Temperatures will also be […]

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 […]

Incredible photo captures lightning strikes over Gozo

Thunderstorms have been rumbling over the Maltese Islands – and one talented photographer has captured an incredible shot of fork lightning over Gozo The image, by Paul Grima, shows lightning bolts in the sky above the ferry terminal at Mgarr Harbour. As reported on 89.7 Bay, a storm swept across Malta and Gozo on Tuesday […]

Malta’s climate will feel more like Tel Aviv by 2050

In 2050, Malta’s climate will feel more like Tel Aviv’s, according to a new climate change study. Scientists warned that people in Malta in the future could face the kind of extreme drought conditions that regularly hit the Israeli city. Hundreds of other major cities worldwide could be facing droughts, flooding, storms, and other climate […]

Huge boulders removed from Gozo swimming spot

A number of large boulders have been removed from one of Gozo’s most popular beaches. The huge stone slabs were pulled out of the water at Hondoq Bay, overlooking Comino, using a special crane. Qala’s mayor Paul Buttigieg said the work was carried out after concerns that divers could be seriously injured if they hit […]