Rescuers Become the Rescued in Severe Maltese Floods

An elderly woman and two rescuers from Civil Protection Malta had to be airlifted by a Maltese Armed Forces helicopter when they became trapped in floodwater on November 25, the Times of Malta reported.

This footage, posted on Facebook by Civil Protection Malta, shows how the rescuers themselves became the rescued due to the tough conditions.

Maltese Islands Weather said 100 mm of rain was recorded in the worst-hit areas of the country, causing widespread flooding. Credit: Civil Protection Malta via Storyful

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