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Tropical Cyclone Berguitta to reach HURRICANE strength hitting holiday hotspot within days

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THE strengthening tropical cyclone Berguitta is forecast to hit a UK holiday hotspot within days and cause “considerable damage” and bring winds of over 100mph, it has been forecast.

 

The East African island of Mauritius is predicted to clash with the devastating cyclone on January 18, according to the US Navy and Air Force Joint Typhoon Warning Center.The category two storm is predicted to bring “considerable damage” to shrubbery and trees – building roof materials, doors and windows are also likely to see the damage.

Mobile homes, signs and piers could also be victims of the strengthening storm’s power.

Meteorologist Philip Klotzbach said: “Tropical Cyclone Berguitta is strengthening and is forecast to reach hurricane strength as it heads southwest towards Mauritius and Réunion.”

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