Gulf Times - Mayotte
Indian Ocean island Mayotte on cyclone alert

Indian Ocean island Mayotte on cyclone alert

The small French Indian Ocean island of Mayotte announced a red alert as Cyclone Belna closed in on Sunday, threatening the French department of quarter of a million people.

Drinking water crisis hits Indian Ocean island

Drinking water crisis hits Indian Ocean island

The Indian Ocean island of Mayotte has been forced to impose severe water restrictions on tens of thousands of people due to the late arrival of seasonal rains.