Fiji Prepares For Tropical Cyclone Gita After Tonga Experiences Widespread Damage

12.02.2018 21:17


Emergency services in Tonga were clearing roads to reopen and fully assess how extensive the damages were after Cyclone Gita ripped across the Pacific island in the middle of the night on Monday, according to The Associated Press. There were no confirmed reports of deaths from the Category 4 storm on Tuesday morning, but there were several injuries, some serious, according to Graham Kenna, an Australian government adviser at Tonga's National Emergency Management Office. The recovery efforts started in the early hours of the morning while the very tail end of the cyclone was lingering over the capital of Nuku‘alofa. “We needed the roads cleared firstly so that we could get people that needed...

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