At 4:00, this Friday, April 12, 2013, the tropical storm, Imelda was located 740 km north-west of Mauritius latitude 13.5 degrees south and longitude 58.6 degrees. It resumed its course in a general south-east, threatening to bring a little more of Mauritius. After almost stationary overnight, Imelda resumed its course at a reduced speed of 5 km / h.
With the new route, the formation of low pressure should spend a little closer to our shores.According to weather forecasts-France Meeting, Imelda could even branch eastward in the night of Monday to Tuesday and found less than 100 kilometers north-east of Mauritius on Tuesday morning.
However, the storm continues to show signs of weakening. It could even be demoted to the status of tropical cyclone during the day. At this rate, Imelda is no longer a small low pressure formation when it will pass to his nearest point of Mauritius.
Time this Friday, will be under the influence of clouds associated with the storm and remain covered during the mid-day with small showers mainly on the central plateau. Showers are expected overnight. The wind blows the eastern sector of 25 to 35 km / h with gusts of around 70 km / h. The sea is particularly rough and the boat trips are strongly discouraged.