RapidScat Image of Fantala (image) NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Share Print E-Mail Caption RapidScat had ascending passes over Tropical Cyclone Fantala early this morning and also 23 hours earlier. Fantala formed south of the island of Diego Garcia and is expected to strengthen and move westward towards Madagascar over the next several days. The white regions near the center of the attached RapidScat wind maps are regions of heavy rainfall. Credit Credits: NASA JPL, Doug Tyler Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.