Malta’s emergency helpline restored after lightning strike

Malta’s national emergency helpline has been restored after it was knocked out by this morning’s thunderstorm. The 112 number was out of action for around three hours following a lightning strike. A Home Affairs Minstry spokesman had told 89.7 Bay: ‘The ministry is appealing to the public that, in the case of an emergency, to […]

Dramatic lightning storm lights up Malta’s night sky

A powerful thunder and lightening storm hit Malta last night – and while it left some homes without power it also provided some stunning visual images that were captured around the island. Dramatic pictures flooded social media, showing lighting bolts across the skyline in both Malta and Gozo. Photographer Sam Scicluna captured a series of […]