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WATCH: Mad stuff! A lightning bolt strikes & BURNS boat in Mellieha yesterday
Damn…

Jillian Mallia

This stormy weather we’re having is proving to be quite violent! Yesterday, one heck of a lightning bolt decided to make its presence known by striking what looks like a small catamaran birthed at Mellieha Bay.

boat

According to It-Temp Madwarna, “a Cloud to Ground lightning bolt hit a catamaran” in the limits of Mellieha during yesterday afternoon’s storm. “Reportedly, the electronics and engine on board were fried by the lightning’s current. The video shows smoke coming from the boat after the lightning struck, which was less than a kilometre away from where the video was shot.”

Watch the video here:

Yikes! Remember, if you’re travelling out there, drive carefully, respect other travellers and when the elements get too rough, seek shelter.

Stay safe, kids!

9th October 2019


Jillian Mallia
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Jillian Mallia
A book lover, writer and globetrotter who loves exploring new places and the local gems that the Maltese Islands have to offer. An avid foodie and arts fanatic, Jillian searches the island and beyond for the perfect settings to write about.

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