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Anticyclone Blows In: 60km/h Gusts Ahead



Anticyclone Blows In: 60km/h Gusts Ahead

Following Met Service bulletin issued at 16h30, May 29, the weather in Mauritius is set to take a noticeable turn over the next hours, with a significant increase in cloud cover and rain expected to bring a gloomy atmosphere to the island.

According to the latest forecast, a strong anticyclone from the South-West is driving the wind across the region, causing the skies to turn cloudy and leading to intermittent rain showers.

The rain is expected to be moderate at times, particularly in the eastern, southern, and central plateau regions.

Temperature-wise, residents can expect a slight drop in mercury, with minimum temperatures ranging from 17 to 19 degrees Celsius over the central plateau and between 20 and 23 degrees Celsius along the coastal regions.

The maximum temperature tomorrow is expected to be slightly below the mean, ranging from 19 to 22 degrees Celsius over the central plateau and between 24 and 27 degrees Celsius along the coasts.

The wind is also anticipated to pick up as well, residents can expect strong gusts of up to 60 km/h in exposed areas, with winds blowing at approximately 25 km/h.

The sea is also expected to be rough beyond the reefs, with South-Westerly swells of around 2.5 meters, venturing into the open sea is not advised.

High tides are expected at 19:03 tonight and again at 05:56 tomorrow. Residents are advised to be cautious when venturing near coastal areas during these peak tide times.

Source: Met Service

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