• 408 mm rainfall in Mauritius brought severe flash floods and landslides

    After 2 months of relatively calm weather, flash floods came into Mauritius, island southeastward from Africa. In a very short time, 408 mm of rain dropped late previous workweek (15.-16. April 2021) in Plaisance, with results of regional floods and landslides. Precipitation amounts such these are almost twice bigger than ...