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Tropical Cyclone Emnati, Latest Update

Tropical Cyclone Emnati, Latest Update

Tropical Cyclone Emnati is forecast to continue west-southwest and will pass north of the Mascarene Islands on 19-20 February. It could approach central Madagascar on 22 February.

The tropical cyclone formed over the central Indian Ocean on 16 February and has been moving west-southwestwards over central Madagascar.

On 18 February at 0.00 UTC (2 AM CAT), its centre was located 660 km north of Rodrigues Island (Mauritius), with maximum sustained winds of 106 km/h (tropical storm).

On 18-20 February, moderate to heavy rain and strong winds are forecast over Mauritius and La Réunion.

Madagascar has already been affected by tropical storms Batsirai and Dumako in recent weeks resulting in extensive damage and loss of lives.

On 15 February, Tropical Storm Dumako, hit central Madagascar, affecting at least 5 100 people.

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