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Madagascar, Mauritius, Rodrigues - Tropical Cyclone HEROLD

- ECHO Daily flash of 17/03/2020

  • Following the passage of Tropical Cyclone HEROLD close to the north-east coast of Madagascar on 13-15 March, at least 4 people died in Sava region and approximately 3,200 people have been affected. More than 100 schools have been flooded.
  • On 16 March at 18.00 UTC, the cyclone's centre was approximately 360 km north-west of Mauritius, with maximum sustained winds of 148 km/h. HEROLD will move south-east passing close to Rodrigues Island (approximately 90 km south), bringing heavy rain, strong winds and storm surge.

Emergency Response Coordination Centre, echo-ercc@ec.europa.eu, +32 229 21112