London will be hotter than Malta this weekend

London is set to be hotter than Malta this weekend, according to the weather experts. Temperatures in the south-east of England are likely to reach a sizzling 33°C over the coming days. In Malta, the Met Office in Luqa said the mercury is expected to hit 32°C on Saturday, and 31°C on Sunday and Monday. […]

Stunning aerial images show Malta in its summer glory

These stunning images show Malta in all its summer glory, from the glittering Grand Harbour to the bustle of Spinola Bay. The aerial photos showcase the island as the sweeping glow of sunrise gives way to the twinkling buzz of nightlife. One shows the hubbub of Portomaso, while another captures the glow of Paola at night. […]

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 […]

Malta melts on the hottest week of 2019 so far

Malta is sizzling on the warmest week of the year as thousands flock to the island’s beaches to soak up the sun. Temperatures are expected to feel as warm as 43°C this week, marking the third heatwave of the summer in Malta and Gozo. The Met Office in Luqa issued a yellow weather alert on […]

Summer arrives in Malta with a scorching heatwave

Malta is set to swelter in temperatures as warm as 39°C this weekend as the second heatwave of 2019 arrives. The Met Office issued a weather warning, urging people to stay out of the sun between 11am and 3pm, to drink plenty of water, and to wear light clothing. Thousands of holidaymakers will be among […]

Gale force winds set to hit Malta for next three days

Just when you thought it was time to fold away your winter coat, you’ll need to rethink your plans. Spring in Malta and Gozo is set to start with three days of strong winds, heavy rain, thunder and even a risk of hail. Forecasters warned the winds would be very strong, reaching Force 8 at […]

Malta to witness largest Supermoon of 2019 tonight

Stargazers in Malta and Gozo are set to be treated to the largest supermoon of the year tonight. Those lucky enough be under clear skies can glimpse what is promising to be the biggest and brightest full moon of the year so far,. Tonight’s moon is the second of three supermoons to be visible in […]

Spectacular rainbows grace the skies over Malta

Social media users have been left stunned after a perfectly formed double rainbow brightened up the sky above Malta. The bold colours were seen across the Maltese Islands, with some workers even posting pictures from their office windows in Valletta, Msida, Dingli and Paola on Thursday morning after a rain shower. Despite being a common […]

Wolf Blood Super Moon will be visible from Malta

Stargazers across Malta and Gozo will be in for a treat as a rare form of lunar eclipse will be visible in our skies – a ‘Wolf Blood Super Moon’. This will be the first Total Lunar Eclipse entirely visible from the Maltese Islands since 2015 – with the next not taking place until 2029. […]

Malta is BATTERED by gale force winds and heavy rain

Police have urged drivers to take extra care on the roads as Malta is battered by gale force winds and heavy rain. Forecasters issued yellow weather alerts on Monday as ‘very strong to gale force’ winds swept across the Maltese Islands. The stormy weather brought heavy rain across Malta and Gozo and disrupted the ferry […]

Horror as man dies after being swept out to sea in Sliema

A man has drowned in front of horrified crowds at one of Malta’s busiest resorts after being swept into the sea by a large wave. The 26-year-old had gone down steps close to the water’s edge by the promenade in Sliema when he was pulled under the water and dragged out to sea. Shocked tourists […]

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 is set to be COLDER than Iceland tonight

Malta is set to be colder than Iceland tonight. The Met Office said temperatures in Luqa will feel as chilly as 5°C on Thursday night. Meanwhile, Reykjavik in Iceland will experience minimum temperatures of 7°C, according to BBC Weather. Forecasters said the cold snap in Malta and Gozo could last for a week with showers and […]

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 […]

Gusty winds set to hit Malta and Gozo all week

Gusty winds are set to sweep across Malta and Gozo for the rest of the week. Weather experts said winds reached Force 8 in some areas on Monday However, Gozo Channel comfirmed that the ferry service between Malta and Gozo remained unaffected by the rough seas. Andrea Muscat from Maltese Islands Weather said on Monday afternoon: […]

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 […]