February 1, 2013. Due to the fact that near the Seychelles enhanced tropical cyclone Felling, on the largest island of the archipelago Mae announced a 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.
Flood captures all the new space on Seychelles, information appeared first landslides and rock falls. Last day in Pointe-au-Ciel in the south-east of the island of Mahe 184 mm of rain fell, accounting for nearly half of the January monthly norm. In other localities rainfall close to 100 mm. January is the wettest month of the year on Seychelles.
Fortunately, there were no injuries among the islanders, but to maintain those whose property is affected by the floods created by the National Fund for assistance. Residents of the neighboring islands of Mahe and Preslin and La Digue is recommended not to make unnecessarily long trips and walks to the water subsides. It will also help relieve the road for the passage of transport to emergency services.
Currently cyclone Folling continues to gain strength over the waters of 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 the possibility of heavy rains and floods. Incidentally, the active cyclone has named the strongest shopping center in the 2012-2013 season, from February 2012.