Articles tagged "rodrigues island"

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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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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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Two tropical cyclones form east of Madagascar - Gelena and Funani

Two tropical cyclones formed east of Madagascar over the past 24 hours and were named Funani and Gelena. They are 7th and 8th named storms of the 2018/19 South Indian Ocean tropical cyclone season. Gelena is expected to pose a threat to Mauritius and Rodrigues...

February 06, 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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Tropical Cyclone Edilson threatening Rodrigues Island and Mauritius

The thirteenth tropical cyclone of the Southern Indian Ocean season formed into a tropical storm named Edilson on February 5. The system formed north of Mauritius and is moving south. According to Goddard, it is threatening several land areas. A Class I

February 05, 2014