The Malta Independent 18 January 2022, Tuesday

Watch: Thunderstorm hits Malta, large hail stones reported; police tell motorists to avoid low areas

Thursday, 22 October 2015, 16:21 Last update: about 7 years ago

A thunderstorm has hit various parts of Malta, with hail being reported in various localities.

Reader Stephanie Camilleri sent in pictures of huge hailstones in Qormi.

The bad weather is expected to abate over the weekend, with another thunder storm predicted for next Tuesday. 

(Video: Clifton Barbara/Facebook)

In a statement, the police advised motorists to avoid low-lying areas, especially Triq Marina and Triq ix-Xatt in Msida, and Triq il-Wied in Birkirkara, following reports of high rainwater levels.

Video was taken by Charles Bartolo in Luqa

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