Italy wins bid to host 2026 Winter Olympics

Italy will host the 2026 Winter Olympics in 2026. The International Olympic Committee voted by 47 votes to 34, in favour of Italy’s bid to stage the games rather than Stockholm in Sweden. Ice hockey and skating will be held in Milan and most of the skiing events will take place in the resort of […]

Weather warnings issued as UK braces for more snow

Britain faces a week of travel chaos after a blanket of snow swept across parts of the country on Monday night. Sub-zero temperatures and gale-force winds could combine with the white stuff – especially in the South East of England – to spell disruption on the roads and power cuts as bone-chilling air from the […]

Thundersnow warning as temperatures plunge across UK

Thundersnow could strike much of Britain this week as temperatures plummet below zero and forecasters issue ice warnings for large swathes of the country. Weather alerts for snow and ice have been issued by the Met Office for most of UK, with freezing conditions likely to cause disruption for road and rail users on Tuesday morning. Forecasters […]

First snow of 2019 hits Britain as temperatures plunge

Snow has hit the length and breadth of Britain. Several millimetres of the white stuff fell in a matter of minutes in Buckinghamshire all the way up to Newcastle-upon-Tyne and Edinburgh. Forecasters warned some roads and railway lines were likely to be affected with longer journey times expected by bus and train, causing social media […]

Malta wakes up to hail and snow as temperatures plunge

Malta has woken up to light snow and hail for the first time in years as health chiefs warned of a new flu outbreak. A thin blanket of the white stuff surprised hundreds of social media users, who rushed to share photos of the wintry scenes across Malta and Gozo on Saturday morning. 89.7 Bay […]

Malta set to be hit by cold snap starting TONIGHT

Malta is set to be hit by a cold snap with temperatures plunging to as low as 5°C this week. Forecasters warned of strong winds, showers and even a possible hailstorm during the first week of 2019. The Met Office in Luqa issued a yellow weather alert for Wednesday night, warning of ‘very strong winds over exposed areas […]

Here’s the weather forecast for Christmas Day in Malta

For many of us in Malta a few snowflakes on Christmas Day is the ultimate festive wish. But if you’re dreaming of a White Christmas in Malta this year, keep on dreaming. It’s not going to happen. In fact, a ‘mild’ Christmas Day is expected in the Maltese Islands with plenty of glorious sunshine. Temperatures […]

Snow hits Malta in these hilarious Photoshop images

Welcome back to the wonderful world of Malta’s king of Photoshop. Photoshop prankster John Scicluna from Rabat has had tens of thousands of Facebook users in hysterics after 89.7 Bay first revealed his side-splitting Maltese picture edits. Now he’s back with a new set of hilarious Photoshopped images offering a glimpse of Malta in the snow, inspired by […]