Articles tagged "madagascar weather"

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Tropical Cyclone "Herold" brings severe flooding to Madagascar

Tropical Cyclone "Herold" formed in the Indian Ocean near the coast of Madagascar on March 13, 2020, causing severe flooding in the northeastern part of the country which resulted in one fatality. Herold is the 8th named storm of the 2019/20 Southwest...

March 16, 2020

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Tropical Cyclone "Francisco" makes landfall south of Toamasina, Madagascar

Tropical Cyclone "Francisco" re-formed in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar, on February 13, 2020, after weakening below tropical cyclone status on February 6. Francisco made landfall at 18:00 UTC on February 14 over the southeast coast of the...

February 15, 2020

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Madagascar declares national emergency as massive floods claim 31 lives and inundate more than 10 000 homes

The government of Madagascar has declared a national emergency on Monday, January 27, 2020, following days of intense downpour that triggered widespread flooding and devastations across the country. The severe weather has so far claimed 31 lives, displaced more than...

January 28, 2020

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Floods and landslides leave at least 6 dead, widespread damage in Madagascar

Persistent heavy rains since the start of January 2020 has triggered floods and landslides in several areas of Madagascar, leading to at least six fatalities and widespread damage. The severe weather is forecast to continue agonizing parts of the country as more...

January 23, 2020

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9 dead, 1 400 left homeless as Tropical Cyclone "Belna" makes landfall in Madagascar

​Tropical Cyclone "Belna" made a devastating landfall in northern Madagascar at 12:00 UTC on Monday, December 9, 2019, with maximum sustained winds of 149 km/h (90 mph) and bursts of rapid intensification prior to reaching the coast. At least nine were...

December 10, 2019

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Tropical Cyclone "Belna" forecast to make landfall between Mahajanga and Cape Saint-Andre, Madagascar

Tropical Cyclone "Belna" is expected to make landfall between Mahajanga and Cape Saint-Andre, Madagascar just before 18:00 UTC on December 9, 2019, with maximum sustained winds up to 170 km/h (105 mph) and gusts to 205 km/h (130 mph). Depending on the...

December 08, 2019

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Severe Tropical Storm "Belna" heading toward Mayotte and Madagascar

Tropical Cyclone "Belna" formed December 5, 2019, as the second named storm of the 2019/20 Southwest Indian Ocean tropical season. The cyclone is intensifying and is expected to reach intense tropical cyclone status before making landfall over Madagascar. ...

December 06, 2019

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Forecast models suggest rare formation of twin tropical cyclones in western Indian Ocean

Numerical forecast models suggest two tropical cyclones are about to form in the western Indian Ocean this week, churning face-to-face on both sides of the equator. A deep depression formed over the southwest Arabian Sea on December 2, 0219, and concentrated into...

December 03, 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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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

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Tropical Cyclone "Fakir" forms near Madagascar, moves between Reunion and Mauritius

Tropical Cyclone "Fakir" formed near northeastern Madagascar on April 23, 2018 as the 7th named storm of the 2017/18 South-West Indian Ocean cyclone season. Its center has since passed just north of Reunion as a Severe Tropical Storm, dropping heavy rain....

April 24, 2018

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17 fatalities as Tropical Cyclone "Eliakim" moves over Madagascar

Tropical Cyclone "Eliakim" hit Madagascar's Mananara region on March 17 with wind speeds of 85 km/h (53 mph) and gusts to 120 km/h (75 mph). It then moved over the provinces of Analanjirofo and Antsinanana over the next 2 days, killing at least 17...

March 19, 2018

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Tropical Cyclone "Eliakim" to make landfall over NE Madagascar

Tropical Storm "Eliakim" formed 02:00 UTC on March 15, 2018 east of northern Madagascar as the 6th named storm of the 2017/18 South-West Indian Ocean cyclone season. Eliakim's current forecast track takes it right over northeastern Madagascar on March...

March 15, 2018

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Tropical Storm "Dumazile" forms dangerously close to Madagascar

Tropical Storm "Dumazile" formed very close to Madagascar at 00:00 UTC on March 3, 2018 as the 5th named storm of the 2017/18 South-West Indian Ocean cyclone season and the 11th named storm of the 2017/18 Southern Hemisphere tropical cyclone season. On...

March 03, 2018

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Tropical Cyclone "Ava" causes floods and landslides, leaves 51 dead

Tropical Cyclone "Ava" reached a peak intensity of 167 km/h (103 mph), an equivalent to Category 2 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson scale, just hours before it made landfall over Toamasina, Madagascar on January 5, 2018. Heavy rain was falling across...

January 08, 2018

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Tropical Cyclone "Ava" hits Madagascar as Category 2 hurricane equivalent

Tropical Cyclone "Ava" made landfall in Toamasina, Madagascar on January 5, 2018 with maximum sustained winds of 167 km/h (103 mph), an equivalent a Category 2 hurricane on Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale. Ava is dropping heavy rain on Madagascar for...

January 06, 2018

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Life-threatening Tropical Cyclone "Ava" to hit Madagascar, heavy rain already falling

A tropical cyclone designated 03S, named Ava at 09:00 UTC, January 3, has formed east of Madagascar and is currently affecting Reunion, Mauritius and especially northern Madagascar where heavy rain is already causing problems. This system is expected to continue...

January 03, 2018

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Tropical Cyclone "Enawo" summary and damage report - Madagascar, March 2017

At least 81 people have been killed, 253 injured and 246 842 displaced as Enawo, the third strongest cyclone to hit Madagascar, hit the island on March 7, 2017. Towns and cities were flooded, houses, schools, hospitals and critical infrastructure destroyed. Water...

March 09, 2017

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Enawo makes landfall as third strongest cyclone to hit Madagascar

Intense Tropical Cyclone "Enawo" made landfall between Sambava and Antalaha, Madagascar on March 7, 2017, as Category 4 hurricane equivalent on the Saffir-Simpson scale. It is the most powerful tropical cyclone to hit Madagascar since Gafilo in March 2004...

March 07, 2017

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Enawo will hit Madagascar with powerful winds and heavy rain

Tropical Cyclone "Enawo" is expected to make landfall over SE Antsiranana Province, Madagascar shortly after 10:00 local time (07:00 UTC) on March 7, 2017. The system is expected to reach the coast as Category 2 hurricane equivalent. Winds produced by...

March 06, 2017

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Tropical Cyclone "Enawo" threatens Madagascar

Tropical Cyclone "Enawo" has formed in the South Indian Ocean on March 3, 2017 and is now rapidly strengthening on its way toward Madagascar. Although the exact location is still unknown, it is possible Enawo will make landfall over northeastern Madagascar...

March 03, 2017

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Tropical Cyclone "Carlos" forms east of Madagascar

Tropical Cyclone "Carlos" (04S) has formed east of Madagascar on February 4, 2017 as the fourth named tropical cyclone of the 2016/17 southern hemisphere season, the fewest on record since 1928. Carlos could affect Mauritius and Réunion as a...

February 04, 2017