Most dangerous storm of 2012 poised to strike

Giovanna is predicted to hit a heavily populated portion of the east coast of the island near 22 GMT tonight as a Category 3 storm, then move inland, passing near the capital of Antananarivo as a Category 1 storm on Tuesday morning. The outer spiral bands of the storm have already moved over the island,…

Cyclone Funso intensifies

It is heading South very slowly and predicted to intensify with winds reaching 145mph. It is not clear if it will move east or west towards Madagascar or Mozambique, but in the mean time it is a source of heavy rainfall for both countries.