WARNING: Maltese Islands will be stormed with torrential rains and thunder, powerful winds and the possibility of ice

The Meteorological Office at the International Airport has issued a warning that in the coming hours the Maltese islands are liable to be swept with torrential rainfall and thunder with strong blasts of wind and even ice falls.

Wind from the east toward the north will lead to force 6 and 7 and will then revert to the north east and then the east during the night.

The sea will be very rough with currents from the south east and the west east and will moderate during the night.