Dumile is the first cyclone directly affecting Mauritius for 2013. Cyclone Dumile which has been roaming around since a few days, is according to the local meteorological station a potential threat to the Island and has already started to affect the weather in Mauritius after soaking Agalega Island last night. As usual and like for every cyclone we will update our readers with the latest forecast and updates on this page. Bookmark to have the latest info.

Dumile cyclone trajectory 2013

Advisory Updates for Cyclone Dumile

03 January 2013 at 16:00

  • Cyclone Warning for Mauritius: NONE
  • Location: 21.8 S and 54.2 E
  • Distance: -
  • Distance from Reunion Island: -
  • Direction Moving & Speed: South at 22Km/h
  • Forecast and Information: Dumile is moving away from Mauritius and Reunion Island. The highest gusts recorded in Mauritius were 108 km/h at Domaine les Pailles, 97km/h at Le Morne, 96 km/h at Quatre Bornes and the highest rainfall were 95.0 mm at Grand Bassin, Mare Aux Vacoas: 95.0 mm, 77.0 mm at Trou Aux Cerfs and 60.0 mm at Vacoas.

03 January 2013 at 14:30

  • Cyclone Warning for Mauritius: NONE
  • Location: 20.8 S and 54.4 E
  • Distance: Approx 315 Km West of Le Morne, Mauritius.
  • Distance from Reunion Island: 95 Km West of Reunion
  • Direction Moving & Speed: South South West at 22Km/h
  • Forecast and Information: Dumile has already passed at its closest distance with the island and is now moving away from our region. The public is advised that today weather will remain windy, showery and thundery over the island due to cloud bands which are crossing mauritius. Gusts of the order of 90 km/h will persist over the island, decreasing during the night.

03 January 2013 at 13:00

  • Cyclone Warning for Mauritius: TWO (2)
  • Location: 20.8 S and 54.3 E
  • Distance: 315 South West of Mauritius
  • Distance from Reunion Island: 95 Km West of Reunion
  • Direction Moving & Speed: South at 24Km/h
  • Forecast and Information: Winds of 180km/h recorded in Reunion Island.

03 January 2013 at 10:00

  • Cyclone Warning for Mauritius: TWO (2)
  • Location: 20.2 S and 54.5 E
  • Distance: 300 West of Mauritius
  • Direction Moving & Speed: South South West at 22Km/h
  • Forecast and Information: Cyclone warning class 2 is maintained in Mauritius for approximately another 4 hours. Wind of 110km/h recorded at some places in Mauritius.

03 January 2013 at 04:00

  • Cyclone Warning for Mauritius: TWO (2)
  • Location: 18.7 S and 54.9 E
  • Distance: 310 NW of Mauritius
  • Direction Moving & Speed: South South West at 22Km/h
  • Forecast and Information: Cyclone warning class 2 is maintained in Mauritius. The cyclone is expected to pass at its nearest point from Mauritius around noon today. Weather will remain overcast with intermittent showers, heavy and thundery at times, more frequent over the central plateau. Water accumulation are expected in some places. Wind north easterly 45 km/h with gusts strenghtening to reach about 110 km/h during the forenoon. Sarcastic side note: Everyone need to go to work during the worsening weather since the Meteorological Station of the Government does not want to issue a class 3.

02 January 2013 at 22:00

  • Cyclone Warning for Mauritius: TWO (2)
  • Location: 17.8 S and 55.0 E
  • Distance: 350 NW of Mauritius
  • Direction Moving & Speed: South South West at 22Km/h
  • Forecast and Information: Cyclone warning class 2 is maintained in Mauritius. High probability of issuing a class 3 alert tomorrow morning at 04:00 since Dumile is intensifying in strength as at 22:00.

02 January 2013 at 16:00

  • Cyclone Warning for Mauritius: TWO (2)
  • Location: 16.6 S and 55.1 E
  • Distance: 450 NNW of Mauritius
  • Direction Moving & Speed: South South West at 20Km/h
  • Forecast and Information: Cyclone warning class 2 issued for Mauritius at 16:00. If the cyclone continues at the same speed and direction, Dumile will be at it’s nearest point from Mauritius tomorrow morning at about 250 Km from Mauritius. Possible class 3 warning to be issued at 22:00 tonight.

02 January 2013 at 13:00

  • Cyclone Warning for Mauritius: ONE (1)
  • Location: 15.8 S and 55.5 E
  • Distance: 515 North West of Mauritius
  • Direction Moving & Speed: South South West at 21 Km//h
  • Forecast and Information: Dumile’s speed increased during the past few hours and continues to move SSW approaching Mauritius and Reunion Island.

02 January 2013 at 10:00

  • Cyclone Warning for Mauritius: ONE (1)
  • Location: 14.7 S and 55.6 E
  • Distance: 650 North West of Mauritius
  • Direction Moving & Speed: South South West at 15 Km//h
  • Atmospheric Pressure: -
  • Forecast and Information: Cyclone has intensified and approaches Mauritius and Reunion Island.

02 January 2013 at 04:00

  • Cyclone Warning for Mauritius: NONE
  • Location: 13.5 S and 55.6 E
  • Distance: -
  • Direction Moving & Speed: South West at 15 Km//h
  • Atmospheric Pressure: 1009 Hectopascals
  • Forecast and Information: Cyclone has intensified into a severe tropical storm. Weather will be cloudy to overcast with moderate to heavy showers. Isolated thunderstorms expected. Wind: Easterly North Easterly turning gradually to North Easterly at 35 to 40 Km/h with gusts of the order f 80Km/h.

Satellite Image of Cyclone Dumile

Satellite image of Dumile

Courtesy of  CycloCane

last image of dumile

Courtesy of Mtotec.com – Last updated image of Dumili over Reunion and Mauritius at 16:00 Mauritius Time 03 January 2013

4 Response Comments

  • NITA  January 11, 2013 at 10:24 pm

    another coming but meteo wont name unless it comes near us

    Reply
  • yaseen  January 3, 2013 at 7:26 pm

    In what sit can i go to search if there are any cyclone approaching mauritius???

    Reply
  • Pam  January 3, 2013 at 2:02 am

    This is very good information! Especially for Mauritian who is on holiday here! Thank you very much

    Reply
  • jeshan  January 2, 2013 at 6:03 pm

    thanks for keeping this up-to-date.

    Reply

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