Tropical Cyclone Funso

Tropical cyclone Funso

19 January 00:00-24 January 07:00 UTC and 25 January 2012 19:22 UTC

Tropical Cyclone Funso
Tropical Cyclone Funso

Tropical Cyclone Funso hit Mozambique on 19 January 2012, killing more than 20 and forcing tens of thousands from their homes.

Last Updated

13 July 2022

Published on

24 January 2012

In the following days, Funso continued battering the central and northern coastline with heavy rains and gusts of up to 120km/h (75mph).

Figure 1: Meteosat-9, 19 January 00:00-24 January 07:00 UTC
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Figure 2: Metop-A AVHHR with ASCAT winds overlaid, 25 January 19:22 UTC