Qbajjar

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM IN GOZO – 3rd October 2011

A severe thunderstorm hit Gozo at around 1.30pm producing heavy rain and large hail (1.9mm diameter confirmed at Victoria). Nadur had 31mm of rain from this storm and a waterspout was seen off Qbajjar just before the storm hit Gozo.

Rescuers were called to remove a tree which fell across a road in Victoria and there was flooding in some streets but no one was injured.

PHOTO TAKEN BY GEORGE MARIO ATTARD