The Malta Independent 24 September 2020, Thursday

Severe weather warning - Avoid low-lying areas: Flooding reported after heavy rainfall

Monday, 14 September 2020, 14:40 Last update: about 9 days ago

A severe weather warning has been issued by The Weather Page on Facebook.

Flooding has been reported in several roads as heavy rains have been hitting Malta since early afternoon.

At around 3.15pm, the Weather Page has issued a warning about the deteriorating situation.

SEVERE WEATHER WARNING! 😨⛈🌪☔️😭 The weather situation is set to deteriorate even further imminently with HEAVY to...

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Posted by The Weather Page Malta on Monday, 14 September 2020

The Met Office also issued a warning about thundery and gusty showers, possibly with hail in places, ttat are affecting the Maltese Islands.

Low-lying areas such as Birkirkara, Msida, Qormi, Swieqi and Marsa have been inundated with rainwater and drivers are reporting low visibility in the heavy rains.

Drivers are advised to avoid roads notoriously known to retain rainwater. Several cars have been seen stalling in the water.

The rain is expected to continue in the coming hours and the Met Office is forecasting rain for tomorrow too.

Msida

Pembroke

Xlendi

December 13 Road, Marsa

The tal-Qroqq tunnels 

 

Photos: Malta Traffic News Updates/Facebook

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