Articles tagged "2018/19 southwest indian ocean cyclone season"

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Rodrigues Island without power, roads impassable as Tropical Cyclone "Joaninha" moves over

The center of Tropical Cyclone "Joaninha" passed very close to Rodrigues Island, Southwest Indian Ocean on March 26 and 27, 2019, producing strong southerly winds, heavy rain and large swells. This is the 13th named storm and 9th intense tropical cyclone...

March 27, 2019

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Dangerous Tropical Cyclone "Joaninha" expected to pass close to Rodrigues Island

Tropical Cyclone "Joaninha" formed March 22, 2019 as the 13th named storm of the record-breaking 2018/19 Southwest Indian Ocean tropical cyclone season. Tropical Depression 13 formed March 18 east of Madagascar and after a few days of meandering to the...

March 25, 2019

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Death toll in Mozambique could surpass 1 000, massive destruction reported

The President of Mozambique said Monday, March 18, 2019, that the number of people killed by Tropical Cyclone "Idai" could exceed 1 000. Idai made landfall at 23:30 UTC on March 14 close to the city of Beira (population 534 000) with wind speeds up to 170...

March 18, 2019

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Tropical Cyclone "Idai" makes landfall near Beira, widespread damage, power and communication loss, Mozambique

Tropical Cyclone "Idai" made landfall at 23:30 UTC on March 14, 2019, close to the city of Beira (population 534 000), Mozambique as Intense Tropical Cyclone with wind speeds up to 170 km/h (104 mph) and central pressure of 960 hPa. The cyclone dropped...

March 15, 2019

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TC Idai death toll rises to 63, severe flash floods hit KwaZulu-Natal

The death toll from the floods produced by extremely dangerous Tropical Cyclone "Idai" rose to 63 and the number of affected people to nearly 1 million on March 13, 2019. Heavy rain has also affected South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal, claiming lives of at...

March 13, 2019

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Red alert as extremely dangerous Tropical Cyclone "Idai" closes in on Mozambique

Mozambique is on high alert as extremely dangerous Tropical Cyclone "Idai" closes in on the country. Landfall is expected between Chinde and Chiloane Thursday night local time or early Friday morning, March 15, 2019. The storm has already affected more...

March 12, 2019

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7 killed, 4 242 displaced and 32 222 affected as Tropical Cyclone "Idai" forms in Mozambique Channel

Tropical Storm "Idai" formed in the Mozambique Channel on March 9, 2019 as the 10th named storm of the 2018/19 Southwest Indian Ocean cyclone season. The cyclone is expected to reach Category 4 hurricane equivalent and make landfall over Mozambique...

March 10, 2019

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At least 56 dead, 115 000 affected as severe floods hit Malawi

Heavy rains and floods have affected most parts of the Southern Region in Malawi, following the formation of a tropical disturbance over the Mozambique Channel earlier in the week. At least 13 districts have been impacted, with Nsanje and Phalombe hardest hit, UN...

March 09, 2019

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Record Southwest Indian Ocean tropical cyclone season

Tropical Cyclone "Haleh" became the sixth Intense Tropical Cyclone of the 2018/19 Southwest Indian Ocean tropical cyclone season at 12:00 UTC on March 4, tying for the most ever in a single season. The last season that had as much intense tropical cyclones...

March 06, 2019

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Tropical Cyclone "Gelena" brings widespread flooding, leaves Rodrigues without power

The center of Tropical Cyclone "Gelena" passed just south of the island of Rodrigues in Southwest Indian Ocean on February 10, 2019, causing widespread flooding and island-wide power outages. Gelena brought wind speeds of up to 185 km/h (115 mph) and heavy...

February 10, 2019

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Tropical Storm "Desmond" drops extremely heavy rain on Mozambique, leaves 9 dead in Madagascar

Tropical Storm "Desmond" formed January 20, 2019 in the Mozambique Channel, bringing heavy rain to parts of Madagascar as it headed toward Mozambique. It made landfall in the province of Zambezia, near the border with the Sofala province. While there were...

January 22, 2019

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Tropical Cyclone "Desmond" making landfall in Mozambique

Tropical Cyclone "Desmond" formed over the southern Mozambique Channel at 12:00 UTC on January 20, 2019. The storm is expected to continue its NNW track toward Zambezia Province and make landfall over the next couple of hours as a tropical storm. Heavy...

January 21, 2019

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Tropical Storm "Cilida" to pass dangerously close to Mauritius and Rodrigues

Tropical Storm "Cilida" formed December 19, 2018 NE of Madagascar as the 4th named tropical storm of the 2018/19 Southwest Indian Ocean cyclone season. The storm has since intensified into a Severe Tropical Storm and is expected to pass dangerously close...

December 20, 2018

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Early-season Tropical Cyclone "Alcide" forms near Madagascar

Tropical Cyclone "Alcide" formed November 6, 2018 as the first named storm of the 2018/19 South-West Indian Ocean cyclone season. Over the next 48 hours, this system strengthened into a Category 3 hurricane equivalent. Its formation comes 9 days before the...

November 08, 2018