Tag: cyclone

Tropical Storm Dumazile 1.0

We have had a quiet month of February on the storm front in our part of the Indian Ocean. But that seems to end now as Dumazile – the fourth storm of the year – […]

BERGUITTA is passing Mauritius as I write and we have had an easy outcome!

Cyclone BERGUITTA – last update

FINAL UPDATE 4pm weather bulletin: Cyclone warning has been lifted in Mauritius. There is no more Cyclone Warning in force in Mauritius. Still be careful out there some areas are experiencing strong wind still. UPDATE […]

Cyclone BERGUITTA – Update 2.0

UPDATE – 10:30am weather bulletin by Meteo France – BERGUITTA has just been downgraded to Intense Tropical Storm. Mauritius Met Services keep it as Tropical Cyclone. This means the system is weakening and this is […]

Cyclone BERGUITTA – update 1.0

Update: Mauritius will be in Class 3 cyclone warning tomorrow morning wednesday 17jan2018 at 4am. The wind has been significantly picking up these last past hours on the East Coast of Mauritius. It was confirmed […]

Berguitta became a cyclone this morning a 0530UTC -

Top Things to know about cyclones in Mauritius

With the severe tropical storm/future cyclone BERGUITTA on the way, I thought I would write a bit about the warning system and generally about life on tropical islands when we have a beast one the […]

News from Mauritius: Holidays, New Year and Cyclones

2 months of holidays come to an end and the kiddos are preparing their bags for tomorrow – back to school, year 4 and year 2 here we come! Also means mummy here gets back […]

The Lady in Black

Even the weather today wanted to remember. Yesterday, the sun was shining and was hot on the skin, the temperatures were estival, like 150 years ago. Today, it’s cold and windy – like a winter […]

This week in the Mauritian News, my pick 1

Week 11 (starting march 13th) Monday The amazing story of the ‘new’ ID Card. Except it is not really new – just something that has been going on for ages. It was first introduced in […]

Cyclone Enawo, update

According to Meteo France Reunion, Enawo, class 4 cyclone, has hit Madagascar. The winds blow at more than 250km/h – with gusts up to 290km/h. This is the worse cyclone to hit Madagascar in more […]

Monday morning

We live in Belle Mare, on the East Coast. A couple of times a week I go for a swim at one of the nearby hotels, the Long Beach Resort and Spa. I like the […]