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Mauritius, La Réunion, Madagascar - Tropical Cyclone CARLOS - ECHO Daily Map | 07/02/2017

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• TC CARLOS continued moving westsouthwest over the south-west Indian Ocean, remaining a Tropical Storm. On 7 February at 0.00 UTC, its center was located approx. 174 km north-northwest of Port Louis capital (Mauritius island) and 210 km north north-east of La Réunion (France). It had max. sustained winds speed of 83 km/h.

• Over the next 24 hours, it is forecast to continue moving south-west, slightly strengthening but remaining a Tropical Storm. It may move near the north-western coast of La Réunion over 7-8 February. Heavy rain and strong winds may affect the areas along its path.

• Meteo France La Réunion, as of 7 February at 7.00 UTC, issued an Orange Alert for heavy rain and strong winds for the northern, eastern and southern areas of La Réunion. As of the same date,
Mauritius Meteorological Services, published a Cyclone Warning Class II for Mauritius island.