Tropical Cyclone 12S and 13S have formed in the South Indian Ocean and are now barreling east of Mauritius and Madagascar, terrifying weather forecasts reveal. (…)
The 2 hurricane disruptions, the 8th and 9th systems of the 2018/2019 season, have intensified in the Indian Ocean.
At 7 a.m. local time, Madagascar’s meteorological service was named the first “GELENA” and at 10 p.m., Mauritius named the second “Funani”. At 9 a.m., ” GELENA ” was 450 km east of Antsiranana. It generates average winds of 75 km/h, with gusts of 105 km/h and moves north-northwest at a speed of 4 km/h. As for “FUNANI”, it has been positioned 1,520 Km from Sainte Marie Island and generates average winds estimated at 90 Km/h with gusts, which can reach 130 Km/h. It is moving southward at a rate of 5 km/h.
“The latest forecast leaves Madagascar out of potential danger,” said Meteo Madagascar However, locally abundant rains could be observed in the North from today (…)