Downpour Mauritius

Mare aux Vacoas gets only 9.4 mm during downpour

Despite the heavy rainfall on Wednesday night and Thursday morning, the region of Mare of Vacoas registered only 9.4 mm. Hence Mare aux Vacoas reservoir was filled at only 25 per cent on Thursday. According to a forecaster of the Mauritius Meteorological Station, this is due to climate change. Meanwhile, Piton du Milieu is filled [...]

13 Jan 2012, The Independent Daily