Two new tropical storm formed in the South Indian Ocean Weather and Climate
January 8-9, 2012 in Mozambique and Madagascar have been observed adverse weather conditions caused by tropical storm "Chandra". Now a new tropical cyclone "Funso» (Funso) is formed between the two territories. The tropical cyclone has affected southern Mozambique in Maputo, the capital, causing flooding on 16-17 January. Heavy rains in the north are also referred to the effects of the cyclone.
According to the latest American Joint Naval Centre for the Prevention of typhoons by 20 the number of tropical cyclone "Funso" is located 595 nautical miles north-east of Maputo. It is moving in a south-westerly direction at a speed of 15 kilometers per hour, breaking the stage of rapid increase.
Tropical cyclone "Ethel", formed in 580 nautical miles north-east of Reunion, moving in a south-westerly direction at a speed of 18 kilometers per hour. The maximum height of waves caused by the cyclone, at this point is 5.2 meters.