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Watch: Whirwind struck at Għadira – boats carried away by currents

A number of boat owners this morning were shocked in Għadira after a whirlwind at sea struck the area in the early hours of sunrise.

Speaking to, an owner of a boat which was anchored in Għadira bay said that strong wind suddenly hit the area at around 5.30am. He added that consequently a number of anchored boats were detached from their anchor and dragged off the coast with currents, as this footage shows.

The whirlwind struck the area for around five minutes.