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List of Historical Cyclones

Year Date-Month Name Classification Nearest Distance from Mauritius Highest Gusts km/h Lowest Pressure hPa
1892 29 Apr - - - 216 947*
1931 5 - 7 Mar - Intense Cyclone - 137 969
1945 16 - 17 Jan - Intense Cyclone Over Mauritius 156 953*
1945 1 - 2 Feb - Intense Cyclone South 150
969
1946
30 Jan - 1 Feb - Intense Cyclone Close West 129 984
1958 6 - 9 Apr - Intense Cyclone 80 km West Reunion 129 1004
1960 16 - 20 Jan Alix Intense Cyclone 30 km off Port Louis 200 970
1960 25 - 29 Feb Carol Intense Cyclone Over Mauritius 256 943
1961 22 - 26 Dec Beryl Intense Cyclone
30 km West
171 992
1962 27 - 28 Feb Jenny Intense Cyclone 30 km North 235 995
1964 17 - 20 Jan Danielle Intense Cyclone 40 km South West 219 974
1966 5 - 7 Jan Denise
Severe Depression
65 km North West 167 1003
1967 11 - 14 Jan Gilberte
Severe Depression
Centre over Eastern part
142 978
1970 23 - 25 Jan Hermine Severe Depression 240 km West South West 125 999
1970
27 - 30 Mar
Louise
Intense Cyclone
140 km East 140 988
1972 11 - 13 Feb Eugenie
Severe Depression
240 km North North West 132 1002
1975 5 - 7 Feb Gervaise Intense Cyclone Over Mauritius 280 951
1978
18 - 21 Jan
Fleur
Intense Cyclone
80 km South East 145 986
1979 21-23 Dec Claudette Intense Cyclone Over Mauritius 221 965
1980 24 - 28 Jan Hyacinthe Intense Cyclone
80 km North West
129 993
1980 3 - 4 Feb Jacinthe
Intense Cyclone
150 km South East 129 992
1980
12 - 13 Mar
Laure
Intense Cyclone
30 km North East
201 989
1981 5 - 7 Jan Florine Intense Cyclone
80 km West
135 1003
1982 5 - 6 Feb Gabrielle Mod. Depression 100 km North West 145 1001
1983 23 - 26 Dec Bakoly
Intense Cyclone
55 km South West 198 992
1989 27 - 29 Jan Firinga Cyclone 80 km North West 190 994
1989
4 - 6 Apr
Krissy
Severe Depression
30 km South 150 976
1994 9 - 11 Feb Hollanda Intense Cyclone 20 km North West 216 984
1995 7 - 8 Jan Christelle Mod. Depression Over Mauritius 109 994
1995 24 - 27 Feb Ingrid Cyclone
100 km North East
153 989
1995 8 - 13 Mar Kylie Severe Depression 135 km West North West 114 1005
1996 24 - 25 Feb Edwige Mod. Depression 100 km North 162 1009
1996 14-16 Apr Itelle Intense Cyclone 275 km North 109 1011
1996 6 - 8 Dec Daniella Intense Cyclone 40 km South West 170 998
1998 10 - 11 Feb Anacelle Cyclone 50 km East 121 985
1999 8 - 10 Mar Davina Intense Cyclone 25 km South East 173 974
2000 27 - 29 Jan Connie Intense Cyclone 200 km North West 122 1003
2000 13 - 15 Feb Eline Severe Depression 130 km North 129 1006
2002 20-22 Jan Dina Very Intense T.C 50 km North 228 988
2003
12-13 Feb
Gerry Tropical Cyclone 100 km North North East 143 990
2003/04 31 Dec 03 - 03 Jan 04 Darius Severe Tropical Storm 40 km South East 113 994
2005 22-24 Mar Hennie Severe Tropical Storm 60 km South East 112 990
2006 03-04 Mar Diwa Severe Tropical Storm 220 km North North West 126
1005.7
2007 22-25 Feb Gamede Tropical Cyclone 230 km North West 158 995.5

 
* Reading taken at Royal Alfred Observatory at Pamplemousses

Other pressure readings taken at Plaisance Airport

 

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