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WEATHER UPDATE: CYCLONE CARLOS

Mon, Feb 6, 2017

A CYCLONE WARNING CLASS II IS IN FORCE IN MAURITIUS.

Since Feb. 06 evening, a cyclone warning Class 2 is in force in Mauritius. Whilst tropical cyclone Carlos has weakened slightly, it still continues to move in a south-easterly direction, at a speed of 6km/h.

Latest satellite observations indicate that Severe Tropical Storm 'CARLOS' has weakened slightly.

At 0400 hours this morning, Severe Tropical Storm 'CARLOS'  was centered near latitude 17.8 degrees South and longitude 57.7 degrees East, that is about 230 km to the North of Mauritius. It is moving in a South-Easterly direction at about 6 km/h.

Carlos still remains a threat and heavily affects weather conditions in the island. The weather remains cloudy to overcast, with scattered showers over the whole island.