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Reunion: Dumile, gusts of 150 km / h expected on Thursday



France Meteo issued in a press release a notice of vigilance, strong winds from midnight tonight:


 Reunion: Dumile, gusts of 150 km / h expected on Thursday
The strong tropical cyclone "Dumile" was located Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 1600 hours to 16 ° 5 south to 55 ° 2 East 485 km in the North of the island. 

During the night of Wednesday to Thursday, the northeast wind strengthens to 100-110 km/h in gusts, on the North, Northwest and East of coasts.  On the crests and heights of the island, gusts may reach to130 km/h.

 During the day of Thursday, 3 January wind continues to strengthen and gusts reaching 150 km / h. 

Stay aware of the evolution of the meteorological situation by listening to the information broadcasting in the media by France Meteo and the authorities. 

If possible:

Stay at home.  
Listen to your local radio stations.   
Stay in touch with your neighbors and be organized. 

In the case of travel obligation:

Limit yourself the strict essential avoiding, preferably forested areas.    
Limit your speed on Road, especially if you drive a vehicle or a hitch sensitive to the wind effects.     Report your departure, your destination and arrival to your family.
Signalez votre départ, votre destination et votre arrivée à vos proches.

To protect your integrity and your close environment: 

Store or secure objects sensitive to the effects of the wind or likely to be damaged.    
Be careful with the fly off or possible falling of objects, such as branches, sheets, panels...
 Do not go in any case on the roofs and do not touch electrical wires fallen on the ground.   
 Do not go out at sea; strengthen the mooring lines of boats at the dock.
 Do not stroll in forest, on coast or on beaches.    
 Make a drinking water supply.    
If you are using an electricity-powered medical (respiratory or other) device, take precautions by contacting your institution's healthcare.



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