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News Tongo » Government: A Powerful Storm Leaves Tonga’s Parliament Homeless

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/13/world/asia/tonga-storm-parliament.html
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

HONG KONG — Tonga began cleaning up on Tuesday from the most powerful storm to hit the South Pacific island nation in at least 60 years, which flattened its Parliament building, damaged houses and left thousands without power. Tropical Cyclone Gita was ...

News Tongo » Government: Cyclone wreaks havoc in Tonga's capital, parliament flattened, homes wrecked

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-pacific-cyclone/tonga-capital-suffers-widespread-damage-from-cyclone-gita-idUSKBN1FW2HX
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Tonga’s neighbors scrambled to deliver emergency relief on Tuesday after Cyclone Gita tore across the Pacific island nation in the middle of the night, flattening the parliament, tearing roofs off homes and causing widespread flooding.

News Tongo » Government: Tonga parliament building flattened by Cyclone Gita

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-43039931
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

The parliament building in the Pacific country of Tonga has been destroyed by the worst storm to hit the country in more than 60 years. Cyclone Gita, a category four storm, battered the island overnight and caused widespread damage. Electricity lines were ...

News Tongo » Government: A category 4 cyclone flattened Tonga's parliament

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/tonga-hit-by-cyclone-gita-2018-2
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Tonga is cleaning up after a category 4 cyclone tore through the island nation late Monday. Roofs were torn off buildings and Parliament was flattened. The full extent of damage is still being assessed. The cyclone was heading towards Fiji's southern ...

News Tongo » Government: Cyclone Destroys Parliament House, Homes on Tonga, Fiji Next

News channel or source: https://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2018-02-12/tonga-begins-cleanup-while-fiji-prepares-for-cyclone-gita
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The Pacific nation of Tonga began cleaning up damage Tuesday from a cyclone that destroyed its Parliament House, as well as homes and churches, and was intensifying as it headed toward nearby Fiji. Cyclone Gita caused power ...

News Tongo » Government: Cyclone Gita: Tonga's Parliament flattened as category four storm lashes country

News channel or source: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-02-13/tonga-cyclone-gita-category-four-causes-widespread-damage/9425298
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

The Parliament building in the Pacific country of Tonga has been flattened after a powerful cyclone battered the main island, causing extensive damage. Winds top 230 kilometres per hour No reports of deaths Hundreds of military personnel begin clean-up ...

News Tongo » Government: Cyclone Gita flattens Tonga’s parliament building, moves towards Fiji

News channel or source: https://www.thestatesman.com/world/cyclone-gita-flattens-tongas-parliament-building-moves-towards-fiji-1502584836.html
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

The Polynesian island kingdom of Tonga in South Pacific was ravaged by a Category 4 tropical cyclone on 12 February which left homes flattened, trees uprooted and power lines damaged. Cyclone Gita was the strongest in 60 years to hit the island, which is a ...

News Tongo » Government: Tonga's parliament to meet at new venue

News channel or source: http://www.radionz.co.nz/international/pacific-news/350625/tonga-s-parliament-to-meet-at-new-venue
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Tonga's parliament is to meet at the Fa'onelua Convention Centre because of the destruction of the historic legislative assembly building during Cyclone Gita. The recovery effort continues in the Kingdom after Cyclone Gita tore through the Tonga on Monday.

News Tongo » Government: Tonga clearing up after Cyclone Gita flattens Parliament House

News channel or source: http://home.bt.com/news/world-news/tonga-clearing-up-after-cyclone-gita-flattens-parliament-house-11364250140768
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

The Pacific nation of Tonga is cleaning up damage from a cyclone that destroyed its Parliament House, as well as homes and churches, and was intensifying as it headed towards nearby Fiji. Cyclone Gita caused power outages after tearing through the island ...