Gale force winds cancel ferries between Malta and Sicily

The Met Office has issued a weather warning with gale force winds and stormy seas expected to batter the Maltese Islands over the next two days. Virtu Ferries Ltd cancelled all voyages between Malta and Sicily on Wednesday because of the bad weather. The company said: ‘Kindly note that all voyages on Wednesday are cancelled due […]

10 epic images of Tuesday’s jaw-dropping Malta sunset

Malta has been treated to the first breathtaking sunset of 2020. The sky glowed yellow, orange, red and purple as the sun went down and dozens of social media users were quick to capture pictures of Malta’s fiery skyline. Weather-wise, it’s set to stay rain free all week with temperatures reaching a mild 17°C by […]

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 ‘colder than parts of Scotland and Norway’

The New Year has officially got off to a nippy start in Malta and Gozo. Forecasters confirmed temperatures were colder in the Maltese Islands on Wednesday night than in parts of Ireland, Wales, Scotland and Norway. Overnight lows hit a fairly chilly 8°C in Luqa on New Year’s Day, compared to around 11°C in Dublin, […]

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 […]

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. […]

Hailstorm transforms Malta into a winter wonderland

Where did that come from? Malta has taken a bit of a battering after a shower of hailstones rained down on parts of the island. Things seemed fairly normal before the hailstorm brought an almighty crashing sound onto roofs and people started running to their windows to see what was going on. The shower experienced in […]

Malta braced for heavy rain and strong winds this week

Malta is braced for heavy rain and strong winds this week with the Met Office having issued a weather warning. Some areas can expect gale force winds at times while much of Malta and Gozo is set to be inundated with thundery showers until the weekend. Temperatures are set to feel as chilly as 7°C  overnight. […]

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. […]

Stormy October was one of the wettest ever in Malta

You didn’t imagine it – last month really was one of the wettest Octobers on record in Malta and Gozo. Weather experts have confirmed that an astonishing 94mm of rain fell on the Maltese Islands in October – that’s around 20mm than we’d normally expect for the time of year. October was twice as stormy […]

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 […]

Cooler temperatures are coming to Malta and Gozo

If you’ve had enough of the warm and sticky weather we’ve had in Malta and Gozo, here’s some good news. Forecasters predict temperatures across the Maltese Islands are expected to drop ‘significantly’ this week. Malta’s number one weather Facebook page Malta Weather said: ‘Winter is getting closer. ‘A series of low pressure systems are expected […]

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. […]

Lightning hits Malta and Gozo with more thunder forecast

Keep your umbrella handy for the next few days. We’re likely to see more rain and thunder across Malta and Gozo this week, according to the weather experts. Forecasters have warned more stormy weather is heading towards the Maltese Islands as a fresh wave of thunderstorms make their way across the Mediterranean. They said heavy […]

Dramatic pictures of Monday’s thunderstorm across Malta

A weather warning has been issued in Malta as thunder and lightning batters the Maltese Islands. The alert from the Met Office in Luqa warns of heavy rain and strong winds across Malta and Gozo. The warning, issued on Monday morning, added: ‘Isolated thundery and gusty showers will affect the Maltese Islands.’ Social media users […]