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News Tongo » People: Cyclone Gita: Buildings destroyed in Tonga, people injured

News channel or source: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=11993261
Publication date: Sunday 11 February 2018

The extent of the destruction in Tonga caused by Cyclone Gita is starting to emerge. The storm tore through the country overnight, injuring people and destroying buildings. Tonga's parliament house is one of the buildings destroyed. A spokesman for Tonga's ...

News Tongo » People: Cyclone Gita: Shelter for people in Tonga the top priority

News channel or source: http://www.radionz.co.nz/international/pacific-news/350582/cyclone-gita-shelter-for-people-in-tonga-the-top-priority
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Cyclone Gita swept through the Tongan islands of 'Eua and Tongatapu leaving most people without power and water and others without a home, three days ago. Nearly 200 homes were completely destroyed on the islands of Tongatapu and 'Eua but Emergency ...

News Tongo » People: This powerful storm is about to hit Tonga, leaving people ‘very fearful’ of aftermath

News channel or source: https://www.heraldtimesonline.com/deseret/life/this-powerful-storm-is-about-to-hit-tonga-leaving-people/article_dff4f3c2-0313-5dca-a61a-a036804ef19e.html
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

The main island of Tonga may be in danger of what officials fear could be the most powerful hurricane ever to hit that Pacific island nation. According to CNN, Tropical Cyclone Gita is heading right for Tonga’s capital city Nuku’alofa. Winds of 134 ...

News Tongo » People: Tonga begins cleanup while Fiji prepares for Cyclone Gita

News channel or source: http://www.oaoa.com/people/lifestyle/article_1a19cd1f-7d0c-5346-a518-694e21fc4ee0.html
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Tonga began cleaning up Tuesday after a cyclone hit overnight, while some people in the nearby Pacific nation of Fiji began preparing for the storm to hit them. Cyclone Gita destroyed homes and churches in Tonga and caused ...

News Tongo » People: Tonga's Pita Taufatofua Finishes in 114th Place in Cross-Country Event (with His Shirt Very Much On)

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/msn/tongas-pita-taufatofua-finishes-in-114th-place-in-cross-country-event-with-his-shirt-very-much-on/ar-BBJdQx9
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

“That was a complete surprise,” he told PEOPLE. “I had no idea how much attention that would get. In Tonga where you have a lot of traditional dances, the oil and the outfit I was wearing was quite normal. But in Rio it turned out to be a pretty big ...

News Tongo » People: Labour MP Jenny Salesa says her heart goes out to the people of Tonga

News channel or source: https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/politics/101406904/labour-mp-jenny-salesa-says-her-heart-goes-out-to-the-people-of-tonga
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

Labour minister Jenny Salesa has shared her personal fears for her elderly parents after Cyclone Gita made landfall in Tonga. Salesa, who was born and raised in Tonga, is Ethnic Communities Minister and has a close relationship withy the Tongan community ...

News Tongo » People: Cyclone destroys Parliament House, homes on Tonga, Fiji next

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/newswires/news/world/cyclone-destroys-parliament-house-homes-tonga-fiji-article-1.3814899
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

In Tonga, publisher Pesi Fonua said fallen trees were littering the landscape and their absence was opening up new vistas. He said many homes had lost their roofs or were otherwise badly damaged. Many people had endured a terrifying night and were glad to ...

News Tongo » People: 'I think the Queen just called us fat': England rugby's Tonga-born Vunipola brothers say Her Majesty ribbed them about fitness levels as she met people from across the ...

News channel or source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5392733/Vunipola-joke-Queen-ribbed-weight.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

The Queen has joked with two of England's rugby stars about the fitness levels of the UK's players as she celebrated the achievements of the Commonwealth. Brothers Billy and Mako Vunipola, who have Tongan heritage but were brought up in the UK, laughed ...

News Tongo » People: South Pacific island nation of Tonga battered by Category 4 tropical cyclone

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/south-pacific-island-nation-tonga-battered-category-tropical/story?id=53051655
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

Following that declaration, Tonga's Police Commissioner Stephen Caldwell ordered a curfew in the Central Business District area of Nuku'alofa, saying in a statement, "We are urging people to seek refuge from this severe cyclone that could be the most ...

News Tongo » People: Gita's fury - Buildings destroyed in Tonga, people injured

News channel or source: http://www.newstalkzb.co.nz/news/world/gitas-fury-tropical-cyclone-hits-tonga/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

The extent of the destruction in Tonga caused by Cyclone Gita is starting to emerge. The storm tore through the country overnight, injuring people and destroying buildings. Tonga's parliament house is one of the buildings destroyed. A spokesman for Tonga's ...