Seychelles emergency declared

Due to the fact that near the Seychelles tropical cyclone intensified Felling, on the largest island of Mahe state of emergency because of heavy precipitation and flooding occurred. Hardest-hit three districts of the island, where the element has destroyed about 150 homes.

Seychelles emergency declared

Flood captures new areas in the Seychelles, there information about the first landslides and rock falls. Last day in Pointe-au-Ciel in the south-east of the island of Mahe dropped 184 mm of rain, which is almost half the January monthly norm. In other localities rainfall reaches 100 mm.Yanvar schitattsya the wettest month of the year in the Seychelles.
Fortunately, there were no injuries among the islanders, but to sustain those whose property is damaged by flood, a National Aid Fund. Residents of the neighboring islands of Mahe and Preslin and La Digue recommended without the need not to take long trips and walk to the water falls. It will also help relieve road transport to travel emergency.
At the moment, Felling cyclone continues to gain strength over the Indian Ocean on the east. Madagascar and moving south at a speed of 24 km / h Therefore, for Madagascar, as well as for Fr. Mauritius and Reunion there is a possibility of heavy rains and floods. Incidentally, this is called the strongest cyclone TC in season 2012-2013 in February 2012.

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