Cyclone Bansi Mauritius – Latest Updates and Tracking

Bansi: No cyclone warning is in force in Rodrigues. Bansi is now moving away from the Island at about 20km/h.

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Cyclone Bansi Latest Trajectory Chart

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Bansi: Latest Advisory Updates

Update For: 16 January 2015 – 12:00 GMT+4
Mauritius Alert: NONE
Rodrigues Alert: NONE
Distance: 240 km East South East of Rodrigues
Location: 20.3 S – 65.7 E
Direction Moving: 20 km/h South East
Atmospheric Pressure Near Center of Cyclone: 936 hpa
Max Winds: 265 km/h
Note: Cyclone warning removed. Cyclone is now moving away. This is the last update for this tracking page.

Update For: 16 January 2015 – 06:00 GMT+4
Mauritius Alert: NONE
Rodrigues Alert: FOUR
Distance: 120 km North East of Rodrigues
Location: 19.3 S – 64.5 E
Direction Moving: 15 km/h East South East
Atmospheric Pressure Near Center of Cyclone: 936 hpa
Max Winds: 265 km/h
Note: Cyclonic winds of over 120 km/h reported at Rodrigues. Cyclone is now moving away from the Island.

Update For: 15 January 2015 – 19:00 GMT+4
Mauritius Alert: NONE
Rodrigues Alert: THREE
Distance: 210 km North West of Rodrigues
Location: 18.1 S – 62.2 E
Direction Moving: 12 km/h East South East
Atmospheric Pressure Near Center of Cyclone: 936 hpa
Max Winds: 265 km/h
Note: Cyclonic winds of over 120 km/h expected tonight at Rodrigues.

Update For: 15 January 2015 – 13:00 GMT+4
Mauritius Alert: NONE
Rodrigues Alert: THREE
Distance: 300 km North West of Rodrigues
Location: 18.1 S – 61.1 E
Direction Moving: 10 km/h East South East
Atmospheric Pressure Near Center of Cyclone: 952 hpa
Max Winds: 218 km/h
Note: Bansi continues to approach Rodrigues Island. Class 3 issued.

Update For: 15 January 2015 – 04:00 GMT+4
Mauritius Alert: NONE
Rodrigues Alert: TWO
Distance: 410 North West of Rodrigues
Location: 17.7 S – 60.1 E
Direction Moving: 10 km/h East South East
Atmospheric Pressure Near Center of Cyclone: 952 hpa
Max Winds: 218 km/h
Note: Bansi continues to approach Rodrigues Island. Class 3 can be issued in the coming hours.

Update For: 14 January 2015 – 16:00 GMT+4
Mauritius Alert: NONE
Rodrigues Alert: TWO
Distance: 530 North West of Rodrigues
Location: 17.5 S – 59.0 E
Direction Moving: 11 km/h East
Atmospheric Pressure Near Center of Cyclone: 956 hpa
Max Winds: 207 km/h
Note: Most numerical models agree that the tropical cyclone will eventually recurve towards the south east.Given that it has already crossed the longitude of Mauritius, the probability that the centre of BANSI will approach Mauritius is low and the risk of having cyclonic winds in Mauritius has decreased considerably.

Update For: 14 January 2015 – 10:00 GMT+4
Mauritius Alert: TWO
Rodrigues Alert: ONE
Distance: 300 North of Mauritius
Location: 17.5 S – 58.7 E
Direction Moving: 6 km/h East
Atmospheric Pressure Near Center of Cyclone: 928 hpa
Max Winds: 300 km/h
Note: There are indications that BANSI will recurve towards the South East in the course of the day. Furthermore, taking into consideration its position and intensity the risk of experiencing cyclonic winds still exists over Mauritius.

Update For: 13 January 2015 – 22:00 GMT+4
Mauritius Alert: TWO
Rodrigues Alert: None
Distance: 290 North of Mauritius
Location: 17.4 S – 58.1 E
Direction Moving: 6 km/h East
Atmospheric Pressure Near Center of Cyclone: 928 hpa
Max Winds: 300 km/h
Note: Class 2 maintained for tonight. Next bulletin at 04:00 tomorrow morning.

Update For: 13 January 2015 – 16:00 GMT+4
Mauritius Alert: TWO
Rodrigues Alert: None
Distance: 300 North of Mauritius
Location: 17.3 S – 57.9 E
Direction Moving: 6 km/h East
Atmospheric Pressure Near Center of Cyclone: 928 hpa
Max Winds: 300 km/h
Note: In view of its position and intensity and its expected recurvature towards the South-East tonight, thecenter of BANSI may come closer to Mauritius. Therefore, intense tropical cyclone BANSIremains a potential threat to Mauritius and the risk of experiencing cyclonic winds still exist.

Update For: 13 January 2015 – 04:00 GMT+4
Mauritius Alert: TWO
Rodrigues Alert: None
Distance: 275 North of Mauritius
Location: 17.6 S – 57.3 E
Direction Moving: 7 km/h East South East
Atmospheric Pressure Near Center of Cyclone: 918 hpa
Max Winds: 322 km/h
Note: Class 2 maintained in Mauritius. BANSI has intensified into a very intense tropical cyclone during the night. Weirdly, no cyclone class 3 has been issued yet by the Mauritius Meteorological Station even though strong winds have been reported in the country.

Update For: 12 January 2015 – 16:00 GMT+4
Mauritius Alert: TWO
Rodrigues Alert: None
Distance: 300 North North West of Mauritius
Location: 17.5 S – 56.6 E
Direction Moving: 12 km/h East South East
Atmospheric Pressure Near Center of Cyclone: 935 hpa
Max Winds: 264 km/h
Note: Class 2 maintained in Mauritius. BANSI has intensified into an intense tropical cyclone during the day. Latest observations indicate that BANSI has recurved towards the east south east and is moving at an accelerated speed of 12 km/h.

Update For: 12 January 2015 – 10:00 GMT+4
Mauritius Alert: TWO
Rodrigues Alert: None
Distance: 340 North West of Mauritius
Location: 17.4 S – 55.7 E
Direction Moving: 5 km/h South South East
Atmospheric Pressure Near Center of Cyclone: 962 hpa
Max Winds: 207 km/h
Note: Class 2 maintained in Mauritius.

Update For: 12 January 2015 – 04:00 GMT+4
Mauritius Alert: TWO
Rodrigues Alert: None
Distance: 400 North West of Mauritius
Location: 17.4 S – 55.1 E
Direction Moving: 9 km/h South South East
Atmospheric Pressure Near Center of Cyclone: 962 hpa
Max Winds: 207 km/h
Note: Given that BANSI is still evolving in an environment favorable for further intensification, the possibility of having cyclonic winds over Mauritius has increased.

Update For: 11 January 2015 – 16:00 GMT+4
Mauritius Alert: ONE
Rodrigues Alert: None
Distance: 470 North West of Mauritius
Location: 16.7 S – 57.0 E
Direction Moving: 9 km/h South South East
Atmospheric Pressure Near Center of Cyclone: 996 hpa
Max Winds: 80 km/h
Note: Cyclone warning class 1 issued for Mauritius. Cyclone has slightly intensified but is not an imminent danger for Mauritius.

Update For: 11 January 2015 – 06:00 GMT+4
Mauritius Alert: None
Rodrigues Alert: None
Distance: 595 North West of Mauritius
Location: 16.1 S – 54.7 E
Direction Moving: 24 km/h East North East
Atmospheric Pressure Near Center of Cyclone: 996 hpa
Max Winds: 80 km/h
Note: Cyclone is expected to be officially named in the coming hours.

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