Mauritius

Mauritius - Flash floods and landslides (Mauritius Meteorological Services, Floodlist, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 20 April 2021)

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  • Heavy rain has been affecting southern areas of Mauritius main island since 15 April, causing flash floods and landslides that have resulted in evacuations and damage.
  • Media report, as of 20 April, nine evacuated and several rescued people and a number of damaged houses across Bambous Virieux Town (Grand Port District). Moreover, in the same district, damaged roads were also reported in Petit-Bel-Air Town, due to a landslide.
  • Over the next 24 hours, more heavy rain is forecast over the whole main island of Mauritius.