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Samoa: Pacific Islands Cyclone Gita Humanitarian Situation Report #1, February 2018

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 22:12:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Highlights Severe Tropical Cyclone (TC) Gita hit Tonga on the night of 12 February as a Category 4 system, and is the strongest storm Tonga has ever been struck by. In Tonga, emergency authorities estimate approximately 70 per cent of the population have been impacted.

Samoa recovers from Cyclone Gita while Tonga braces for impact

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 17:55:00 +0100pina (en)

Samoa is in recovery mode after Cyclone Gita ravaged the island nation and now the storm system has Tonga in its sights. The now Category 3 storm brought damaging winds and heavy rain, and forecasters say there's a chance New Zealand could also be in the firing line. Most of Samoa's capital city, Apia, is now under water.

Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (6 - 12 February 2018)

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 11:44:00 +0100humanitarianresponse (en)

PACIFIC. Tropical Cyclone Gita passed Samoa on 10 February and Niue on 11 February, with damage and localized flooding reported in Samoa. TC Gita is forecast to strike Tonga on the evening of 12 February. As of 12 February, 12:00 UTC, TC Gita continues to move west as a Category 4 cyclone with winds....

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Tue, 13 Feb 2018 04:25:00 +0100EC (en)

Tropical Cyclone GITA formed over the Southern Pacific Ocean on 9 February, close to Wallis and Futuna. It has passed near Samoa, American Samoa and east of Niue, causing damage and floods, especially in Samoa. GITA is forecast to pass near or over the islands of Eua (4 900 people) and Tonga tapu (74....

Philippines: Asia and the Pacific: Weekly Regional Humanitarian Snapshot (6 - 12 February 2018)

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 11:24:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

PACIFIC. Tropical Cyclone Gita passed Samoa on 10 February and Niue on 11 February, with damage and localized flooding reported in Samoa. TC Gita is forecast to strike Tonga on the evening of 12 February. As of 12 February, 12:00 UTC, TC Gita continues to move west as a Category 4 cyclone with winds....

Tropical Cyclone Gita puts Tonga and Fiji on alert

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 08:23:00 +0100rnzi (en)

Tropical Cyclone Gita, which has already wrought significant damage in both Samoa and American Samoa, is now heading towards Tonga and then southern Fiji. Tonga authorities have advised people to secure their property, move away from low-lying areas and to listen to the radio for information.

Samoa recovers from Cyclone Gita while Tonga braces for impact 32 minutes ago There's a chance New Zealand could also be hit by the Category 3 storm.

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 07:21:00 +0100newshub (en)

Samoa is in recovery mode after Cyclone Gita ravaged the island nation and now the storm system has Tonga in its sights. The now Category 3 storm brought damaging winds and heavy rain, and forecasters say there's a chance New Zealand could also be in the firing line. Most of Samoa's capital city, Apia, is now under water.

Tonga prepares for Gita, as Fiji issues Gita alert for Ono-I-Lau

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 04:22:00 +0100rnzi (en)

Tonga 's tropical cyclone centre has been activated as Cyclone Gita makes its way towards the kingdom, with fears it could develop into a category four storm. People have been advised to secure their property, move away from low-lying areas and to listen to the radio for information.

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Sat, 10 Feb 2018 04:25:00 +0100EC (en)

A new Tropical Cyclone named GITA formed over South Pacific Ocean, near Wallis and Futuna and west of the Samoan Islands on 9 February. It started moving east toward Samoa. It is forecast to continue moving east-southeast, passing near or over Samoa and American Samoa on 9 February in the afternoon/evening UTC as a Tropical Storm.

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