The public has been advised to brace for strong winds as various local weather pages are forecasting winds as strong as Force 8 to hit the Maltese Islands on Saturday and Sunday.
Local weather page ‘Malta Weather’ anticipates “rather cloudy skies becoming partly cloudy with STRONG winds across Malta and Gozo”, noting the arrival of Force 7 to 8 winds from Friday to Sunday.
Meanwhile, the Met Office via the Malta International Airport website forecasts two days of windy weather, with WNW winds of Force 6 becoming Force 7 on Saturday and WNW Force 6 Winds becoming NNW Force 5 to 6 on Sunday.
Temperatures are expected to reach highs of 19°C and lows of 14°C. Caution is advised when travelling to areas where wind may be a factor.