Watch: August’s unusual yet predicted thunderstorm

The storm which hit the Maltese islands affected several localities, including those in the north of both Malta and Gozo. The thunderstorm developed in the north of Italy and travelled south.

This footage shows rainfall in Triq il-Forn Marsalforn, close to Marsalforn port.

Earlier on, the meteorological office forecast that a thunderstorm would hit the Maltese islands.

Footage: Facebook – Ino Mario Borg, Nicholas Micallef, Ian Vassalo Hagi