NZ Air Force Hercules heading to Tonga in wake of Cyclone Gita
Tuesday, 13 February 2018 () New Zealand is sending an Air Force C-130 Hercules full of emergency supplies to Tonga in the wake of the devastation from Cyclone Gita.Winds up to 260km/h tore through Tonga overnight, ripping roofs from houses and causing flooding,...
The powerful cyclone that tore through Tonga and Samoa is now heading towards New Zealand and is forecast to bring storm-force winds and heavy rain.Tropical... New Zealand Herald - Asia-PacificAlso reported by •CBC.ca •DNA •Deutsche Welle
A more than 100 years old parliament building in the Pacific country of Tonga has been destroyed by the worst storm to hit the country in more than 60 years.... All India Radio - WorldAlso reported by •Deutsche Welle
Extra crews have been brought in to restore power to more than 15,700 homes in hard-hit Taranaki in Gita's wake.Gale-force winds gusting above 130km/h knocked... New Zealand Herald - Asia-PacificAlso reported by •Deutsche Welle
Tropical Cyclone Gita is expected to arrive in New Zealand from Taranaki south to Buller tomorrow evening, with heavy rain beginning tonight. The category 2... New Zealand Herald - Asia-PacificAlso reported by •BBC News •Seattle Times •MailOnline