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Madagascar current Cyclone Information

Cyclone information & current forecast for Madagascar

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South West Indian Ocean

Madagascar Cyclonic Season

Cyclonic season ends in 00 days, Cyclone Season is from 15 November till 15 May, where 90% of cyclonic activitys take place.

Tropical Warnings

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Tropical Warnings Madagascar; Indian Ocean & Global

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Cyclone formation probability in 48H (%)

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Tropics Hazards Outlook Indian Ocean & Global

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Cyclone Tracking South West Indian Ocean Madagascar

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Madagascar Cyclone Warning Indian Ocean

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Madagascar, Indian Ocean Cyclone Activity & Tracking

What is this?

Cyclone Image & Animation

Enlarge to see Animation Here you see the latest image of the cyclone activity in the Indian Ocean.

Normally there is an update every 4 hours, like the current satellite image of the cyclone itself. With the forecast, the direction, as well as strength and location with date & time.

Cyclone Infos & Formation explained

Who determines the cyclone names?

Cyclone names are selected in advance by the RA I Tropical Cyclone Committee of the World Meteorological Organization.

Botswana - Comoros - France (RSMC La Réunion Tropical Cyclone Centre) - Kenya - Lesotho - Madagascar - Malawi - Mauritius - Mozambique - Namibia - Seychelles - South Africa - Swaziland - United Republic of Tanzania - Zimbabwe
Cyclone Description

Classification of cyclones depends on the maximum continuous wind speed.

Cyclone Names

Cyclones migrating from the Australian observation area over the 90th degree of longitude are given a new name.

The other way around, they keep their name.

Cyclone development
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Info Here in our picture it is very well explained what it takes for a cyclone to form and how it is constructed. In which latitude they arise and which conditions must prevail.


Very Intense Tropical Cyclone Fantala

is, with 1 min peaks of 285 km/h, the strongest tropical cyclone measured in the southwestern Indian Ocean.

What is a Cyclone?

A cyclone is an atmospheric disturbance in tropical regions that causes strong vertical winds and heavy rainfall. The pressure in the centre is minimal.

What is the DANGEROUS thing about a cyclone

Wind strength: winds reach their maximum values at the periphery of the eye. Precipitation: torrential rains accompanying the system cause flooding, landslides or landslides. The sea: the rise in mean sea level linked to the passage of the cyclone combines with the enormous waves of the cyclonic swell to undermine the coastline or flood the coastal plains.

Who detects and monitors cyclones?

Meteo-France Reunion is a CMRS (Centre Météorologique Spécialisé "Cyclone ") officially in charge of detecting and monitoring tropical disturbances in the South-West Indian Ocean.

Cyclone forecast & activitys over the year

Monthly Cyclone Condition South West Indian Ocean

Cyclone forecast & activitys over the year

Madagascar Cyclone Warning System

Cyclone Classes When they come into effect
Green Alert 5 to 2 days before the disaster
Yellow Alert 48h to 24h before impact
Red Alert 12 hours before impact
Alerte Blue Phenomenon moving away or filling. But there are still residues of phenomena, dangers persist locally