Haruna formed as a tropical storm over the southern Indian Ocean on February 19, 2013, and strengthened into a cyclone the next day. On February 22, the U.S. Navy’s Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) reported that Haruna was located roughly 300 nautical miles (555 kilometers) southwest of Antananarivo, Madagascar. The storm had maximum sustained winds of 80 knots (150 kilometers per hour) and gusts up to 100 knots (185 kilometers per hour).
Acquired April 5, 2010, this natural-color image shows Tropical Cyclone Robyn spanning hundreds of kilometers over the Southern Indian Ocean. Although the storm lacks a distinct eye, it has a discernible center marked by opaque white clouds.
Acquired March 24, 2010, this natural-color image shows Tropical Cyclone Imani over the Southern Indian Ocean. Besides the characteristic cyclone shape, this storm throws out radial clouds toward the north.