In the capital Port Louis, heavy rain forced many people to flee. The storm caused at least one death on the way to Réunion
In addition to Reunion, French overseas territory Cyclone Belalin the Indian Ocean began to hit Port Louis, the capital of the island Mauritius, with devastating consequences. Many people had to flee.
Mauritius' weather service raised the alert level from Class 2 to Class 3 on Monday as the island nation prepared for the worst.
At least one dead on Réunion, Macron promises support
At the reunionan island west of Madagascar, brought heavy torrential rains, washing away cars and disrupting telephone and internet connections.
According to local authorities, many homes remained without power and Tens of thousands of people without water. At least A homeless man was found dead.
The French President Emmanuel Macron posted a message on social media on Sunday promising government support to residents.
The storm crossed the island extreme windsaccording to the French national weather service Meteo-France.