Cyclone “Bergitta” threatens Mauritius

The tropical cyclone “Bergitta,” a few days ago, originated in the Indian Ocean, is approaching the islands of Mauritius and Reunion. According to local meteorologists, the wind speed in it is 175 km / h, and individual gusts reach 210 km / h. According to forecasts, “Bergitta” will reach the islands of Mauritius and Reunion on Thursday, January 18.

In the meantime, in Mauritius, where heavy rains have already begun, and the wind has increased, the level of danger has been raised to class II. According to calculations, wind gusts here may well reach 115 km / h. Weather forecasters warn of the high likelihood of floods.