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Tropical Storm - India ocean - British Indian Ocean Territory

EDIS Number: TC-20120121-33868-IOT
Date / time: 21/01/2012 13:49:54 [UTC]
Event: Tropical Storm
Area: India ocean
Country: British Indian Ocean Territory
State/County:
Location: [Island of Rodrigues]
Number of Deads: 1 person(s)
Number of Injured: N/A
Number of Infected: N/A
Number of Missing: N/A
Number of Affected: N/A
Number of Evacuated: N/A
Damage level: Moderate

Description:

A tropical storm killed a teenager in the Mauritian island of Rodrigues in the Indian Ocean, with authorities issuing a category three cyclone alert Friday. The 14-year-old was electrocuted as tropical storm Ethel swept the islands with wind speeds of more than 120 kilometres (75 miles) per hour, meteorological officials said. Rodrigues, an island measuring around 100 square kilometres and home to 37,000 people, is located 560 kilometres (348 miles) east of the main island. In 2007, two people were killed on Mauritius and nine were hurt in neighbouring Reunion when a tropical cyclone hit the islands. Tropical storms and torrential rains have also wreaked havoc in South Africa and Mozambique in recent days.

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