By miriamkoenig | Mon, 03/05/2012 - 12:42

Mauritius Meteorological Services

Contact Person
Mr Yasdowsun Boodhoo
Email: meteo [at]

About Mauritius Meteorological Services

a) Continue issuing:

i. Daily weather information for the citizens of the Republic of Mauritius

ii. Daily weather forecast for fishermen in Mauritius, Rodrigues, St Brandon and Agalega

iii. A 5-day weather forecast to the agricultural community every Monday and Friday

iv. Fortnight reports on rainfall distribution over Mauritius and Rodrigues

v. Seasonal forecast and updates if necessary

b) Provide cyclone warnings at regular intervals of six hours for class I and class II, three hours for class III and more frequently, after receipt of latest information during class IV

c) Provide timely information and warnings about occurrences of extreme weather events such as cold spells, heat waves, tidal surge and torrential rain

d) Provide advisories to ensure the protection and safety of aircrafts and ships

e) Provide advisories in the advent of droughts and floods

f) Provide climate data within two working days of request for short periods but within one week for extended periods

g) Exchange weather information and data at regional and international level

h) Hold high the commitments of the country vis-à-vis regional and international organizations

i) Act with promptitude and diligence