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24 Hr Cloud Forecast for Saturday, 3rd June 2023
|Expected Cloud Types||Kindly note that due to work commitments, the cloud forecast will not be issued between Sunday 4th and Saturday 10th June 2023. Normal cloud forecast service will resume on Sat the 10th.|
|Warnings||In general, mid-level thunderstorms with some blood rain are possible over the Maltese Islands between Mon 5th and Wed 7th along with an ENE Force 4 wind increasing to Force 6 or 7 on Tue. Better weather conditions are expected from Thu onwards.|
|Precipitation||65% chance of rain between Mon and Wed along with a 40% chance for thunderstorms|
|Expected Average Total Cloud Cover||6/8 – 8/8 on Mon and Tue, otherwise Variable or lower than 5/8|
Last Update: 3rd June 2023 at 17:15 CEST
|Type of Cloud Cover||Amount of sky covered|
|Few||1/8 – 2/8|
|Scattered||3/8 – 4/8|
|Broken||5/8 – 7/8|
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