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Severe Weather Bulletin for Mauritius

A weak low pressure area can be located almost to the east of Agalega. This system is likely to move towards the West-southwest heading towards Madagascar.

Most weather models agree that while the low-pressure system tracks west-southwest, it will extend a trough towards the Mascarene Islands; significantly active clouds are likely to influence weather at St Brandon, Rodrigues and Mauritius with heavy showers and thunderstorms.

The combined effect of the low pressure and an anticyclone to the south of the Mascarenes will maintain a windy weather over the Mascarene Islands during the weekend.

Weather outlook till Sunday 03 March 2024:


1. Mauritius

Mainly fair on Friday 01 March and weather will start to deteriorate as from Saturday 02 in the afternoon.

Moderate showers with isolated thunderstorms are expected as from Saturday afternoon and may be locally heavy on Sunday 03. Water accumulation and local flooding are likely in risk areas.

Wind eastern sector 35 km/h with gusts of 65 km/h.

The open sea will become gradually rough in the night of Friday 01 and will improve on Tuesday 05.


2. Rodrigues

Scattered showers are expected as from the evening on Friday 01 March, becoming heavy at times with thunderstorms on Saturday. A slight improvement is expected as from Sunday 03.

Wind East-south-easterly 20 km/h increasing gradually as from Friday 01 with a mean speed of 35km/h and gusts of 65 km/h.

The open sea will become rough as from Friday 01.


3. St Brandon:

The weather will deteriorate as from the afternoon of Friday 01 with thundery showers heavy at times till Sunday 03 March.

Wind south-easterly about 25 km/h, strengthening gradually to 40 km/h with gust of 75 km/h on Saturday 02. The wind will gradually back to North-Easterly on Sunday 03 and will weaken.

The sea will become rough as from Friday 01.


4. Agalega:

Rather cloudy as from Saturday with showers moderate to heavy and thundery at times.

Wind will blow from the western sector 10-20km/h and will gradually back to northerly as from Sunday 03 with a speed of 30km/h with gusts of 55km/h.

Sea moderate becoming temporarily rough in thundery showers and will be rough as from Sunday 03.

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