Last Updated: Friday, January 3, 2014

Reunion Cyclone Bejisa kills 1, injures 15

Tropical Cyclone Bejisa has claimed life of a person and injured at least 15 others in French Indian Ocean island of Reunion.

The eye of Cyclone Bejisa passed within 15 kilometers of the western side of Reunion Island, Euro News reported.

The Roland Garros airport located in Sainte-Marie on Réunion was also closed.

According to the Mauritius Meteorological Services, Cyclone Bejisa was located about 275 km to the west south west of Le Morne in the last cyclone bulletin issued at 20H00 on Thursday 2, January 2014.

Reunion Cyclone Dina in 2007 had claimed 15 lives affecting the people of Réunion and Mauritius.

Original post: Natural Disasters List January 3, 2014