The electricity was cut off on the island, which went on alert 4 this Saturday, December 21, and several places were flooded.
" With the wind louder, the lines were affected. Since yesterday evening, the blackout. And with gusts continue, we can not get out , "said Jim Payen, branch manager of the CEB in Rodrigues.This island has been hit hard by the intense tropical cyclone Amara that happening Saturday, December 21, at its closest point. An alert 4 was issued this morning .
The damage is significant, with damaged houses, uprooted trees, plantations destroyed. Thirty people have taken refuge in the forty-two centers at their disposal. Firefighters were asked repeatedly.
Roads are they, impassable. Especially in the South, riffles were overwhelmed. Depending on the weather station, lamer phenomenal and will be accompanied by tidal waves.