Comoros Islands: Cyclone Hellen (as of 2 April 2014)

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Hellen passed the Comoros as a moderate tropical cyclone on 29 March, coming within 50 km of the island of Mohéli, with wind speeds of 105 km/h and 5m waves recorded. The Meterological Services recommended the application of vigilance alert on 28 March, which has been upgraded to yellow and orange alerts respectively on 29 and 30 March which led to the closure of the international airport and schools. Anjouan island was the most affected. Authorities are still conducting assessments, which will provide more information on damage and people affected.

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