Tropical Cyclone “Cheneso” rapidly intensifies after leaving a trail of death and destruction in Madagascar

Tropical Cyclone “Cheneso” rapidly intensifies after leaving a trail of death and destruction in Madagascar

Tropical Cyclone “Cheneso” rapidly intensified after spending 5 days over Madagascar, bringing death and destruction. The system is expected to further intensify as it moves near the SW coast of the country over the next few days, bringing more heavy rainfall. Parts of northern Madagascar have already received more than 1 000 mm (40 inches) of rain.

Tropical Storm “Cheneso” leaves 9 people dead or missing, nearly 4 000 homes damaged or destroyed in Madagascar

Tropical Storm “Cheneso” leaves 9 people dead or missing, nearly 4 000 homes damaged or destroyed in Madagascar

Tropical Cyclone “Cheneso” formed around 12:00 UTC on January 18, 2023, as the fourth named storm of the 2022/23 South Indian Ocean cyclone season and made landfall around 07:45 UTC (10:45 LT) on January 19, north of the city of Antalaha in northern Madagascar with maximum sustained winds of 90 km/h (55 mph) and gusts up to 120 km/h (75 mph).

Tropical Storm “Jasmine” to make landfall over Madagascar

Tropical Storm “Jasmine” to make landfall over Madagascar

Tropical Storm “Jasmine” formed in the Mozambique Channel on April 24, 2022, as the 11th named storm of the 2021/22 Southwest Indian Ocean Cyclone Season. The storm is expected to make landfall in an area close to Toliara, Madagascar during the afternoon hours (LT) of April 26, with maximum sustained winds up to 105 km/h (65 mph).

Emnati makes landfall over Madagascar as 4th tropical cyclone in a month

Emnati makes landfall over Madagascar as 4th tropical cyclone in a month

Tropical Cyclone "Emnati" made landfall over southern Madagascar on February 22, 2022, with winds up to 135 km/h (84 mph), making it a Category 1 hurricane equivalent on the Saffir-Simpson scale. Emnati is the 5th named storm of the 2021/22 Southwest…

Tropical Storm “Dumako” to make landfall over Madagascar

Tropical Storm “Dumako” to make landfall over Madagascar

A newly formed Tropical Storm "Dumako" is moving W over the Indian Ocean and is expected to make landfall over northern Madagascar on February 15, 2022. Landfall is forecast in an area between Sava and Analanjirofo regions with maximum sustained winds of…

Tropical Cyclone “Batsiari” death toll rises to 111, Madagascar

Tropical Cyclone “Batsiari” death toll rises to 111, Madagascar

The number of casualties caused by the passage of Intense Tropical Cyclone "Batsiari" over Madagascar rose to 111 on Friday, February 11, 2022. Batsirai made landfall just north of the city of Mananjary, Vatovavy region on February 5, with wind speeds of…