The Malta Independent 23 August 2019, Friday

High temperature alert: Met Office issues warning as sizzling days ahead

Friday, 5 July 2019, 08:14 Last update: about 3 months ago

The Meteorological Office has issued a warning regarding high temperatures that are expected to hit the Maltese islands in the coming days.

In a warning on the MIA website, the office said that the maximum temperature is expected to be between 34 and 36 degrees Celsius between today and Wednesday.

The “feels like” temperature is forecast to be higher than that, reaching 38 degrees today, Saturday and Sunday, increasing by one degree to 39 on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

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The temperature is expected to go down to 31 degrees on Thursday (feel like 35).

It will, of course, be hot and sunny all through the next few days.

It is important to avoid, as much as possible, being out in the heat especially between 11am and 3pm. Drink lots of water and wear light clothing.

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