Yesterday Was The Wettest Day Of 2021 With 92.7mm Of Rainfall

  Photos: Newsbook Yesterday’s storm wreaked havoc on the Maltese Islands as roads flooded, rubble walls deteriorated, and the AFM had to rescue some people from their cars with a helicopter…     Within a matter of hours, Malta saw an average of 92.7mm of rainfall amid Thursday’s heavy orange alert storm, marking it as […]

October 2021 Recorded As The Third Rainiest October In Maltese History

  October 2021 has officially been declared the third rainiest October to ever hit the Maltese Islands in history.     This was confirmed by the Meteorological Office at the Malta International Airport, who explained that October saw 246.2 millimeters of rain.     As per their records, the October which saw the most rain […]

Part Of Chadwick Lakes Road Collapses Overnight

  Part of a road that runs through the Chadwick Lakes site has collapsed overnight, as the Mtarfa local council warned motorists on Monday morning.     The collapse was characterised by a continuous downpour after an incredibly wet week for Malta. The Meteorological Office even said it had measured a month’s worth of rain […]

Heavy Storm Seemingly Missed Malta As Strong Winds Persist

  Malta seems to have been saved from the severe storm that was set to prevail on Wednesday and Thursday.     Weather expert Clinton Caruana explained that though the storm is turning to the southeast of Malta, its track has changed and so, it seems that Malta has avoided the worst of the storm […]

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 […]

Furious tourist brands Malta’s stormy weather ‘a disgrace’

You may have had to moan about room service or the cleanliness of the hotel swimming pool on holiday but what about the weather? One upset holidaymaker has done just that after she complained that Malta’s stormy weather this weekend was ‘a disgrace’. Janet Wilson, who is on holiday in Malta from the UK, went […]

Malta braces for thunder, rain and even a risk of hail

Malta and Gozo are set to be hit by two major thunderstorms over the next 36 hours. The Met Office in Luqa predicted rain for the Maltese Islands through the course of Tuesday and Wednesday. Heavy showers and thunderstorms are likely for ‘much of the day’ with strong gusts of wind and even a risk […]

Holiday horror as tornadoes, floods and hail hit Spain

Tornadoes, hailstorms and flash floods have hit parts of Spain causing damage to power lines and travel chaos. Heavy rain and hail turned parts of Madrid into cascading rivers while tornadoes ripped through a town near Malaga. Flash floods and mudslides caused the closure of one of Madrid’s train lines, cutting off the Arganda del […]

Last month was the second coldest EVER in Malta

We all felt the cold last month – and now it’s official. February was the second coldest month ever recorded in Malta, according to the latest weather data from the Met Office in Luqa. Forecasters said temperatures plunged to a frosty low of 3°C at one stage between February 23 and 24. A Met Office […]

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 […]

WATCH: Freak storm hits Malta on first day of summer

Malta Police have warned drivers to take extra care after a freak storm left dozens of roads flooded. Torrential rain hit several parts of Malta on Thursday afternoon, on the first day of summer. The flash downpour left cars swamped by a huge flood on the Mriehel Industrial Estate. The water was almost waist high in […]