[WATCH] Temperatures will drop to 5 degrees over the weekend

A drop in temperature is expected for the rest of the week, with lows of 5°C and winds reaching Force 7   

 

Isolated showers are predicted over the coming days. (Photo: James Bianchi/MediaToday)
Isolated showers are predicted over the coming days. (Photo: James Bianchi/MediaToday)
Temperatures will drop to 5 degrees over the weekend

Malta will be experiencing a cold snap heading into the weekend according to the Meteorological Office at MIA.

The coming days will see temperatures drop as northerly winds will sweep over Malta.

Wind will pick up to Force 7 and temperatures are due to drop below 10°C. 

Friday is set to be the coldest day of the week, with strong winds dropping temperatures to highs of 9°C and lows of 5°C.

Friday is set to be the coldest day of the week with lows of 5°C. (Photo: James Bianchi/MediaToday)
Friday is set to be the coldest day of the week with lows of 5°C. (Photo: James Bianchi/MediaToday)

The lows of 5°C are said to continue till at least Sunday, with Thursday set to be the windiest day of the week with northwest winds reported to be reaching Force 7.

On Sunday, winds will be relatively strong varying between Force 4 and 5. 

Throughout the rest of the week, Malta is also expected to receive rainfall with possible isolated showers predicted. 

The cold weather has seen a soar in the sale of gas cylinders a spokesperson for Liquigas has said.    

"Yes, Liquigas Malta has seen an increase in activity due to the lower temperature. Furthermore, Liquigas was expecting the cold spell as forecast by weather channels and is fully prepared and stocked to be able to supply for the required demand," he said. 

 

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