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Eastern Taranaki facing another week without power

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 04:34:00 +0100Stuff (en)

He said overgrown trees had to be cleared before sections of the network could be rebuilt. "Due to the scale of the damage, there are areas that will take at least another week to rebuild. Major construction projects are needed in some of these more remote areas. "We are looking at providing generation to areas that have extended supply issues.

Power could be out in eastern Taranaki for another week

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 03:15:00 +0100Stuff (en)

Remote areas of Taranaki may be left without power and water for another week. While electricity has been restored to most of the 26,000 properties that were hit with power cuts during ex-cyclone Gita on Tuesday, some parts of Taranaki are proving more difficult to switch back on.

Lui Tamoto, 49 Saleaumua, Aleipata

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:57:00 +0100samoaobserver (en)

In the wake of Cyclone Gita , one Pastor has claimed that the cyclone was a mild warning from God to the government over their decision to tax pastors. What do you think? Samoa Observer reporter, Nefertiti Matatia, asked members of the public in today’s Street Talk: Do you think Tropical Cyclone Gita....

'Devastated': Motueka Valley's raging river of logs and mud

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 09:07:00 +0100Stuff (en)

Videos have emerged of a river of mud and logs streaming through a property in the Motueka Valley, ravaged by former Cyclone Gita . Footage filmed in Woodstock shows floodwaters carrying the huge logs and debris along at breakneck pace. The thick, brown torrent flows extremely fast, pouring into a....

'Devastated': Videos show raging river of logs and mud caused by ex-Cyclone Gita at Motueka Valley property

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 08:22:00 +0100Stuff (en)

Videos have emerged of a streaming river of mud and logs streaming through a property in the Motueka Valley, ravaged by former Cyclone Gita . Footage filmed in Woodstock shows floodwaters carrying the huge logs and debris along at breakneck pace. The thick, brown torrent flows extremely fast, pouring....

Major study probes NZ's big landslide threat

Thu, 22 Feb 2018 05:58:00 +0100nzherald (en)

Scientists have launched a sprawling, $8m investigation to better understand the many threats that landslides pose to New Zealand. A new study, being led by GNS Science, will analyse the thousands of landslides triggered by the 7.8 Kaikoura Earthquake to find what might happen in major events in the....

More disaster risk reduction needed in the Pacific - Tearfund

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 21:50:00 +0100voxy (en)

Aid and development agency, Tearfund, is reaffirming the importance of disaster-risk-reduction and preparedness as Tonga begins a long and expensive rebuild in the wake of Cyclone Gita . Tearfund’s Education and Advocacy manager, Dr Murray Sheard, who is currently presenting at the Pacific Climate....

Nouvelle-Zélande: près d'un millier de touristes bloqués par un cyclone

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 17:34:00 +0100lapresse-CA (fr)

Ces dernières envisagent d'avoir recours à des traversiers pour transporter les vacanciers bloqués sur cette baie, située sur l'Ile du Sud de la Nouvelle-Zélande. D'importants glissements de terrain ont entraîné la fermeture de sa principale voie rapide.

09:57 METEO Près d'un millier de touristes bloqués par un cyclone en Nouvelle-Zélande Le cyclone s’éloigne désormais des côtes…

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 10:49:00 +010020minutes (fr)

Nouvelle-Zélande: Près d'un millier de touristes bloqués par un cyclone. METEO Le cyclone s’éloigne désormais des côtes… Image d'illustration d'un cyclone. — VALERIE KOCH/SIPA. Ca souffle chez les Kiwis. Près d’un millier de touristes étaient en effet toujours bloqués ce mercredi dans la région de....

Un millier de touristes bloqués par un cyclone en Nouvelle-Zélande

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 10:21:00 +0100metrotime (fr)

Près d’un millier de touristes étaient bloqués mercredi dans la région de Golden Bay en Nouvelle-Zélande par la queue du cyclone Gita qui a déjà durement frappé le Pacifique sud, ont indiqué les autorités. Ces dernières envisagent d’avoir recours à des ferries pour transporter les vacanciers bloqués....

Fiji: Fiji to adopt new DRR policy

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 10:17:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

By Andy McElroy. SUVA, 20 February 2018 – The enduring wisdom of the Japanese geophysicist Torahiko Terada – a pioneer of earthquake studies almost a century ago – is inspiring a Pacific nation’s effort to strengthen its disaster risk governance. Mr Terada’s famous maxim – ‘The next disaster will....

Nouvelle-Zélande: près d'un millier de touristes bloqués par un cyclone

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 09:04:00 +0100belga-be-fr (fr)

Près d'un millier de touristes étaient bloqués mercredi dans la région de Golden Bay en Nouvelle-Zélande par la queue du cyclone Gita qui a déjà durement frappé le Pacifique sud, ont indiqué les autorités. Ces dernières envisagent d'avoir recours à des ferries pour transporter les vacanciers bloqués....

En Nouvelle-Zélande - Un millier de touristes bloqués par un cyclone

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 08:12:00 +0100lessentiel-lu-fr (fr)

Les autorités envisagent d'avoir recours à des ferries pour transporter les vacanciers bloqués sur cette baie, située sur l'Ile du Sud de la Nouvelle-Zélande. D'importants glissements de terrain ont entraîné la fermeture de sa principale voie rapide. Par ailleurs, le cyclone a privé de courant des....

Nouvelle-Zélande: un cyclone bloque des milliers de touristes

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 07:46:00 +0100arcinfo (fr)

nouvelle-zélande La queue du cyclone Gita a frappé la Nouvelle-Zélande dans la nuit de mardi à mercredi, avec des vents de 140km/h et des pluies violentes. Des milliers de touristes se sont retrouvés bloqués dans la région de Golden Bay. Près d'un millier de touristes étaient bloqués mercredi dans....

Cyclone : près d’un millier de touristes bloqués

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 07:42:00 +0100LeBien (fr)

Près d’un millier de touristes étaient bloqués ce mercredi dans la région de Golden Bay en Nouvelle-Zélande par la queue du cyclone Gita qui a déjà durement frappé le Pacifique sud. Les autorités envisagent d’avoir recours à des ferries pour transporter les vacanciers bloqués sur cette baie, située sur l’Ile du Sud de la Nouvelle-Zélande.

Cyclone : près d’un millier de touristes bloqués

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 07:41:00 +0100leprogres (fr)

Près d’un millier de touristes étaient bloqués ce mercredi dans la région de Golden Bay en Nouvelle-Zélande par la queue du cyclone Gita qui a déjà durement frappé le Pacifique sud. Les autorités envisagent d’avoir recours à des ferries pour transporter les vacanciers bloqués sur cette baie, située sur l’Ile du Sud de la Nouvelle-Zélande.

Cyclone : près d’un millier de touristes bloqués

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 07:07:00 +0100ledauphine (fr)

Près d’un millier de touristes étaient bloqués ce mercredi dans la région de Golden Bay en Nouvelle-Zélande par la queue du cyclone Gita qui a déjà durement frappé le Pacifique sud. Les autorités envisagent d’avoir recours à des ferries pour transporter les vacanciers bloqués sur cette baie, située sur l’Ile du Sud de la Nouvelle-Zélande.

Nouvelle-Zélande: près d'un millier de touristes bloqués par un cyclone

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 06:52:00 +0100rtbf (fr)

Près d'un millier de touristes étaient bloqués mercredi dans la région de Golden Bay en Nouvelle-Zélande par la queue du cyclone Gita qui a déjà durement frappé le Pacifique sud, ont indiqué les autorités. Ces dernières envisagent d'avoir recours à des ferries pour transporter les vacanciers bloqués....

Nouvelle-Zélande: près d’un millier de touristes bloqués par un cyclone

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 06:12:00 +0100metrotime (fr)

Près d’un millier de touristes étaient bloqués mercredi dans la région de Golden Bay en Nouvelle-Zélande par la queue du cyclone Gita qui a déjà durement frappé le Pacifique sud, ont indiqué les autorités. Ces dernières envisagent d’avoir recours à des ferries pour transporter les vacanciers bloqués....

Nouvelle-Zélande: près d'un millier de touristes bloqués par un cyclone

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 05:22:00 +0100skynet (fr)

Près d'un millier de touristes étaient bloqués mercredi dans la région de Golden Bay en Nouvelle-Zélande par la queue du cyclone Gita qui a déjà durement frappé le Pacifique sud, ont indiqué les autorités. Ces dernières envisagent d'avoir recours à des ferries pour transporter les vacanciers bloqués....

Nouvelle-Zélande: près d'un millier de touristes bloqués par un cyclone

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 05:00:00 +0100lavenir (fr)

(Belga) Près d'un millier de touristes étaient bloqués mercredi dans la région de Golden Bay en Nouvelle-Zélande par la queue du cyclone Gita qui a déjà durement frappé le Pacifique sud, ont indiqué les autorités. Ces dernières envisagent d'avoir recours à des ferries pour transporter les vacanciers....

Ex-Cyclone Gita wreaks havoc in New Zealand A state of emergency has been declared in New Zealand after former Cyclone Gita swept through and ravaged parts of the country, forcing the military to be deployed and homes to be evacuated, and leaving hundreds of tourists stranded.

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 04:35:00 +0100tenplay (en)

A state of emergency has been declared in New Zealand after former Cyclone Gita swept through and ravaged parts of the country, forcing the military to be deployed and homes to be evacuated, and leaving hundreds of tourists stranded. The tropical cyclone, which has been downgraded to a storm, hit....

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Wed, 21 Feb 2018 04:08:00 +0100samoanews (en)

Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Some families have admitted that Tropical Storm Gita caught them unprepared, because they underestimated the damage it could cause. One family spoke to Samoa News last week about their ordeal — where their house was left with no walls, no roof, as they fled to a....

Golden Bay cut off after slips wash away State Highway 60 8 minutes ago Helicopter footage reveals damage done by more than 15 slips on Takaka Hill.

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 03:50:00 +0100newshub (en)

Helicopter footage has revealed the extent of the damage inflicted to Takaka Hill after Cyclone Gita ravaged the Nelson-Tasman region on Tuesday night. More than 15 slips have blocked and washed away parts of State Highway 60, leaving thousands of Golden Bay residents cut off.

New Zealand blasted by heavy dump of SNOW after Gita

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 03:45:00 +0100dailymail (en)

New Zealand's weather has taken a bizarre turn as Cyclone Gita unleashes damaging winds and rainfall on the country, with a heavy dump of snow hitting the ski fields of the South Island. Coronet Peak has had about 10-15cm of snow at the base of its ski fields, and snow drifts of more than one metre have blanketed the Remarkables.

THE Ministry of Agriculture recorded a total of $15,907 damage on agriculture and livestock on Doi Village alone on the island of Ono-i-Lau in the Lau Group. more...

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 23:04:00 +0100fijitimes (en)

THE Ministry of Agriculture recorded a total of $15,907 damage on agriculture and livestock on Doi Village alone on the island of Ono-i-Lau in the Lau Group. This was after the destruction caused by Tropical Cyclone Gita ravaged through the island a week ago.

ICNZ urges people affected by Gita to contact their insurers

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 22:57:00 +0100voxy (en)

The Insurance Council is advising people affected by Cyclone Gita to contact their insurers directly. "It’s important to remember to contact your insurer as soon as possible if there is any damage to your property, including your house, contents, vehicle, business or boat.

Cyclone Gita: Your region-by-region weather forecast for Wednesday 2 hours ago

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 21:10:00 +0100newstalkzb (en)

The country has been ravaged by former Cyclone Gita , which brought 15m waves, more than 300mm of rain, and wind gusts above 130km/h - and it is not over yet. The system has split in two - caught up by the Southern Alps - and the main low is now hovering near Banks Peninsula and another is to the west.

Cyclone Gita: Storm splits in two, rain, strong winds lash South Island

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 19:33:00 +0100nzherald (en)

The country has been ravaged by former Cyclone Gita , which brought 15m waves, more than 300mm of rain, and wind gusts above 130km/h - and it is not over yet. The system has split in two - caught up by the Southern Alps - and the main low is now hovering near Banks Peninsula and another is to the west.

Weather office replies to claims of ‘dropping the ball’ during Gita

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 18:45:00 +0100samoanews (en)

Complaints and concerns have been raised in the territory about the lack of emergency communication and updates during Tropical Storm Gita that struck American Samoa on the 9th of February. In an exclusive interview with Samoa News, last Friday, Elinor Lutu-McMoore, Meterologist in-Charge responded,....

Cyclone, hurricane or typhoon? Differences, naming conventions and storm classifications explained

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 16:57:00 +0100themirror (en)

A state of emergency has been declared in New Zealand after it was lashed by the tail end of Cyclone Gita . Thousands are without power, dozens of schools are closed and there are reports of water supply problems. Fiji and Tonga were hit last week, with winds of up to 171mph.

Konrad Hurrell returns to Tonga to clean up Cyclone Gita

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 15:01:00 +0100dailymail (en)

player Konrad Hurrell has returned to his home country of Tonga to aid in the mammoth clean-up after the islands were ravaged by Cyclone Gita . The Gold Coast Titans centre flew home to capital Nuku’alofa to lend a hand to family, friends and humanitarian workers as they struggled in the aftermath of the category four cyclone.

Cyclone Gita: Light-hearted Kiwis aim to blow cyclone offshore

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 23:19:00 +0100nzherald (en)

"We can stop this. "We need your help, if everyone can blow north-west at the same time at 6pm Tuesday 20th Feb, we can counteract the cyclone and reverse all the kinetic energy and save New Zealand." More than 6000 people are currently interested in participating in the "Blow West at Cyclone Gita " movement.

Erosion et montée des eaux bien visibles à l’Anse-Vata

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:52:00 +0100lnc (fr)

Anse-Vata. La houle et la forte marée causées par le cyclone Gita ont emporté une partie du talus de la plage, ce week-end. Passants et professionnels s’inquiètent tandis que la ville cherche une solution. Vous avez atteint votre quota mensuel de visionnage gratuit de nos articles.

Lesolo Asolua Fatu Fauoo, 67 Lauano Fagaloa

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 05:17:00 +0100samoaobserver (en)

Tropical Cyclone Gita devastated a number of Pacific island countries last week. In Samoa, it left many families at Lelata, Ma’agao and Vini devastated. What was going through your mind during the cyclone? And what would you do differently if another cyclone comes? Nefertiti Matatia asked in today’s....

West Coast prepares for second former tropical cyclone in three weeks

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 02:26:00 +0100nzherald (en)

Grey District mayor Tony Kokshoorn said they were still recovering from the impacts of ex-Tropical Cyclone Fehi, which struck at the beginning of February, and the strong wind gusts coming with Gita posed a real danger. "At the meeting tonight we will make a call about whether or not we need to....

Preparation advice ahead of Cyclone Gita

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 01:22:00 +0100voxy (en)

The Insurance Council is advising people to take the time today to prepare their properties for Cyclone Gita . Gita is due to make landfall at Wellington and on the West Coast around 10 o’clock tonight. With it, it’s forecast to bring strong winds and heavy rain. It caused devastating, widespread damage as it tracked across the Pacific.

A TOTAL of 104 government officials from various ministries and departments have been deployed to undertake damage assessments on the islands of Ono-i-Lau and Vatoa after Tropical Cyclone Gita. more...

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 23:32:00 +0100fijitimes (en)

A TOTAL of 104 government officials from various ministries and departments have been deployed to undertake damage assessments on the islands of Ono-i-Lau and Vatoa after Tropical Cyclone Gita . Led by the Divisional Commissioner Eastern, Luke Moroivalu, the team is also taking about 80 tonnes of....

10 things New Zealanders should know about ex-Tropical Cyclone Gita

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 21:22:00 +0100nzherald (en)

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 cyclone, which ravaged Tonga and parts of Samoa, southern Fiji and New Caledonia, is now in the Tasman Sea.

Suomi NPP satellite tracking Tropical Cyclone Gita

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 11:25:00 +0100phys (en)

On Feb. 15 at 0224 UTC (Feb. 14 at 9:24 p.m. EST) NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite captured a visible image of Tropical Cyclone Gita in the South Pacific Ocean. Credit: NOAA/NASA Goddard Rapid Response Team. Tropical Cyclone Gita remained a powerful hurricane in the Southern Pacific Ocean when....

Commonwealth Secretary-General expresses sympathies to Tongans following Cyclone Gita

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 05:40:00 +0100pina (en)

The Secretary-General of the Commonwealth Patricia Scotland has expressed her deep concern and sympathy to the people of Tonga , after a category four cyclone ravaged the island. Cyclone Gita devastated large swathes of the island overnight, damaging vital infrastructure and destroying its parliament building.

Cyclone Gita: A tricky twist in the forecast, plus more FAQs answered

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 02:28:00 +0100voxy (en)

Cyclone Gita is now a strong Category 2 Tropical Cyclone with central air pressure of 970hPa and continues to track SW - but is turning southerly towards New Zealand and will weaken a little further today as it does that. This small weakening could see sustained winds dropping from 111km/h to 93km/h.

Cyclone Gita - Latest tracking places both main NZ islands at risk

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 04:55:00 +0100voxy (en)

Cyclone Gita remains a Severe Category 3 tropical storm as it moves into the northern Tasman Sea, although it is likely to drop to a Category 2 cyclone this afternoon or tonight. Central air pressure has risen to 973hPa, well up from when it dropped to 927hPa as a Category 5 storm earlier in the....

Cyclone Gita could cause 12-metre waves, flooding, coastal and wind damage in New Zealand

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 02:14:00 +0100nzherald (en)

Cyclone Gita is set to bring 12m waves in areas near its centre when it hits New Zealand, leading to significant coastal damage and flooding. After much uncertainty about when and where the cyclone would make landfall, WeatherWatch said today it could hit the upper northwest corner of the South Island on Tuesday afternoon.

Gita, Tonga and Marist Sports Week

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 22:05:00 +0100samoaobserver (en)

How time flies. This time last week, our nation was just waking up to the devastation left by the fury of Cyclone Gita . Thank God it remained, at worst, a category 2 and it moved away quickly. That was perhaps the best part that it arrived earlier than expected and by daylight it had gone.

New Caledonia (France): Cyclone Tropical Gita : Déclenchement de l’alerte cyclonique de niveau 2 le vendredi 16 février 2018 à 17h00 sur l'Ile des Pins

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 20:55:00 +0100reliefWeb (fr)

L’alerte cyclonique de niveau 2 est déclenchée sur la commune de l’Ile des Pins le 16 février 2018 à 17h00 et par conséquent toute activité professionnelle, scolaire ou commerciale devra être effective à compter de 15h00 le 16 février 2018. La préalerte cyclonique est maintenue sur le reste de la Nouvelle-Calédonie.

Pré-alerte cyclonique en Nouvelle-Calédonie

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:42:00 +0100leparisien (fr)

Le cyclone Gita avait fait de gros dégâts sur les îles Tonga en début de semaine. Il se dirige maintenant vers la Nouvelle-Calédonie, placée en pré-alerte cyclonique (Archives). REUTERS/Twitter Virginie Dourlet. Des vents de 120 km/h sont attendus sur l’île des Pins et Nouméa, qui pourraient engendrer des dégâts.

Nouvelle-Calédonie : alerte cyclonique maximale sur l’île des Pins

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:42:00 +0100leparisien (fr)

L’île des Pins, destination très touristique de Nouvelle-Calédonie, est placée en alerte cyclonique maximale vendredi à 17 heures locales (7 heures à Paris), en raison de la menace du cyclone Gita , a annoncé la sécurité civile. « La plupart des touristes sont rentrés à Nouméa mais il y a encore 7 bungalows occupés par des clients.

Tonga Begins Cleanup of Powerful Cyclone's Damage

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:28:00 +0100northkoreatimes (en)

Residents of Tonga are cleaning up after Tropical Cyclone Gita ravaged the Pacific island nation, even destroying the historic Parliament House, with winds exceeding 200 kilometers per hour Monday night. The storm ripped trees out of the ground, tore roofs off houses and buildings, knocked down....

Cyclone GITA – Dernière minute

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 12:45:00 +0100newskitchen (fr)

– Source: Republic of France – Foreign Affairs in French – Press Release/Statement. Headline: Cyclone GITA – Dernière minute. Le cyclone tropical Gita est attendu en Nouvelle-Zélande le 19 février 2018 avec des vents violents et des pluies intenses susceptibles de provoquer inondations et glissements de terrain.

Nouvelle Calédonie- cyclone

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 12:17:00 +0100linfo (fr)

Une houle jusqu’à 6 mètres. , le cyclone Gita menace l’île des Pins en Nouvelle-Calédonie . D’après la sécurité civile, cette destination très touristique du territoire français sera alors placée en alerte cyclonique maximale vendredi à 17 heures locales.

Bay of Plenty Civil Defence prepares for Cyclone Gita arrival

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:48:00 +0100nzherald (en)

Bay of Plenty Civil Defence are planning for the possibility of Cyclone Gita making landfall in the region, with heavy rain expected early next week. Duty group controller Jono Meldrum said current modelling showed the cyclone arriving in New Zealand late Tuesday afternoon. "...but cyclones can be unpredictable.

Nouvelle-Calédonie: alerte cyclonique maximale à l'île des Pins Europe 1

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:42:00 +0100msn-fr (fr)

Toutes les activités ont été interrompues vendredi après-midi à l'île des Pins afin de se préparer au passage à proximité du cyclone Gita . © FRED PAYET / AFP Nouvelle-Calédonie : alerte cyclonique maximale à l'île des Pins. , a annoncé la sécurité civile. Interruption des activités menace du cyclone Gita .

06:57 METEO Alerte cyclonique maximale à l'île des Pins, en Nouvelle-Calédonie Cette destination très touristique qui compte 2.000 habitants, se prépare à être frappée par des vents extrêment violents vendredi…

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:58:00 +010020minutes (fr)

Nouvelle-Calédonie: Alerte cyclonique maximale à l'île des Pins. METEO Cette destination très touristique qui compte 2.000 habitants, se prépare à être frappée par des vents extrêment violents vendredi… L'île des Pins, en Nouvelle-Calédonie, est menacée le 16 février 2018 par le cyclone Gita . — AUDET VINCENT/SIPA.

NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP Satellite Tracking Tropical Cyclone Gita

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:55:00 +0100sciencenewsline (en)

Tropical Cyclone Gita remained a powerful hurricane in the Southern Pacific Ocean when NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed overhead and captured a visible image of the storm. On Feb. 15 at 0224 UTC (Feb. 14 at 9:24 p.m. EST) the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) instrument aboard....

NASA Totals Rainfall from Destructive Tropical Cyclone Gita

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:55:00 +0100sciencenewsline (en)

Tropical Cyclone Gita dropped a lot of rain as it strengthened into a major hurricane in the South Pacific Ocean. NASA's IMERG calculated totals based on satellite observations that revealed over a foot (305 mm) of rain had fallen in various areas. Tropical Cyclone Gita recently battered and....

Nouvelle-Calédonie : alerte cyclonique maximale à l'île des Pins

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:47:00 +0100Europe1 (fr)

, a annoncé la sécurité civile. Interruption des activités menace du cyclone Gita . "La plupart des touristes sont rentrés à Nouméa mais il y a encore 7 bungalows occupés par des clients. Nous leur avons donné de l'eau, des bougies, des allumettes et une lampe torche pour la nuit", a déclaré la réceptionniste d'un hôtel en bord de plage.

Nouvelle-Calédonie : alerte cyclonique maximale à l'île des Pins

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:42:00 +0100laprovence (fr)

L'île des Pins, destination très touristique de Nouvelle-Calédonie, sera placée en alerte cyclonique maximale vendredi dès 17 heures locales (7 heures à Paris), en raison de la menace du cyclone Gita , a annoncé la sécurité civile. "La plupart des touristes sont rentrés à Nouméa mais il y a encore 7 bungalows occupés par des clients.

Why the Leaus are staying put

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 08:53:00 +0100samoaobserver (en)

Tolovae Leau has no intention to relocate to higher grounds even if it means jeopardizing the safety of his family and his children. Leau and his family barely survived Cyclone Evans floods five years ago. And learning from that life threatening experience, the fire and rescue officer with the Fire and Emergency Services Authority (F.

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Thu, 15 Feb 2018 05:06:00 +0100samoanews (en)

While the main focus of Tropical Storm Gita recovery efforts are on water and power, damaged houses and lost homes — with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on the ground doing assessments — the devastation to agriculture crops could actually be one of the biggest problems Gita has created in the local community.

New Caledonia (France): Cyclone Tropical Gita: Declenchement de la prealerte cyclonique ce jour a16hOO

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 03:55:00 +0100reliefWeb (fr)

Situation: Le cyclone tropical GITA poursuit sa trajectoire vers rOuest et se rapproche de la NouvelleCaledonie. En consequence, la prealerte cyclonique est declenchee sur I'ensemble de la Nouvelle-Caledonie, ce jour Ie 15 fevrier 2018 a16hOO. Information: La DSCGR appelle la population a se tenir....

TC Gita: Hurricane warning remains for Conway Reef

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 03:03:00 +0100fijitimes (en)

Update: 1:46PM A HURRICANE warning remains in force for Conway reef or Ceva-i-Ra reef in the western part of Fiji. According to the special weather bulletin issued by the Regional Specialised Meteorological Centre (RSMC) in Nadi at midday today, Severe Tropical Cyclone Gita centre 950hpa category 4....

South Pacific island nation of Tonga battered by Category 4 tropical cyclone

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 23:29:00 +0100mycentraloregon (en)

NOAA (NEW YORK) — Two days after Tropical Cyclone Gita ravaged the small South Pacific island nation of Tonga , the cleanup continues. The Japanese Meteorological Agency’s Himawari-8 satellite captured the massive size of the Category 4 storm on thermal infrared imagery Monday.

A family’s ordeal during Tropical Storm Gita

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 19:15:00 +0100samoanews (en)

While the American Samoa Power Authority continues to update the Territory on power and water supplies, there are families that are still living in the dark without electricity and without water after Tropical Storm Gita . Speaking to Samoa News yesterday, Alesana Mikaele, a 45-year-old from Pago....

NASA Eyes Powerful Tropical Cyclone Gita in the South Pacific

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 17:16:00 +0100sciencenewsline (en)

NASA's Terra satellite provided a visible image of Category 3 Tropical Cyclone Gita as it continues to bring heavy rainfall, powerful winds and storm surge to Fiji Islands after pounding the island of Tonga . On Feb. 12, Gita hit Tonga with the force of a Category 4 hurricane with powerful winds and....

Le ministre chinois des A.E. présente ses condoléances aux Tonga pour les pertes provoquées par le cyclone tropical Gita

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 15:51:00 +0100french-news (fr)

BEIJING, 14 février (Xinhua) -- Le ministre chinois des Affaires étrangères Wang Yi a présenté mardi ses condoléances au Premier ministre et ministre des Affaires étrangères des Tonga , Akilisi Pohiva, pour les lourds dégâts provoqués par le cyclone tropical Gita , qui a balayé ce royaume du Pacifique Sud dans la nuit de lundi à mardi.

Le ministre chinois des A.E. présente ses condoléances aux Tonga pour les pertes provoquées par le cyclone tropical Gita

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 15:25:00 +0100french.china.org.cn (fr)

Le ministre chinois des Affaires étrangères Wang Yi a présenté mardi ses condoléances au Premier ministre et ministre des Affaires étrangères des Tonga , Akilisi Pohiva, pour les lourds dégâts provoqués par le cyclone tropical Gita , qui a balayé ce royaume du Pacifique Sud dans la nuit de lundi à mardi.

SUPERSTORM Tropical cyclone Gita latest - where is it now and will it affect UK weather?

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:09:00 +0100thesun (en)

CYCLONE Gita has battered parts of Tonga and Fiji and is now intensifying as it howls towards Vanuatu. Winds exceeding 124 mph were recorded as the super storm made landfall in the Pacific, and it has now been upgraded to a category five storm. Cyclone Gita is approaching Tonga and is set to cause....

EN IMAGES. Cyclone Gita : des dégâts aux Tonga, mais aucun décès

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 11:46:00 +0100leparisien (fr)

Des toitures arrachées, des lignes électriques à terre et des inondations... L'archipel des Tonga découvre ce mardi l'ampleur des dégâts après le passage du puissant cylone Gita . Il n'a cependant fait aucun mort. Gita a été accompagné de vents atteignant 230 km/h et de pluies diluviennes. Les autorités ont déclaré l'état d'urgence.

Après avoir dévasté les Tonga, le cyclone Gita se dirige vers la Nouvelle-Calédonie

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 11:30:00 +0100la1ere (fr)

12 tonnes de matériels 13 février 2018 Un avion de transport Hercules néo-zélandais a ainsi atterri avec 12 tonnes d'aide, dont des bâches et des conteneurs d'eau. Un C-17A Globemaster australien est également arrivé. La capitale des Tonga , Nuku'alofa, a été balayée dans la nuit de lundi à mardi par....

Fiji: Cyclone Gita batters southern Fiji, upgraded to category five, heading for Vanuatu, New Caledonia

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 08:56:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Cyclone Gita strengthens again and heads for Vanuatu and New Caledonia after battering parts of southern Fiji with winds of nearly 200 kilometres per hour. Cyclone Gita has been upgraded to a category five storm after battering parts of southern Fiji. Residents on low-lying islands said several....

Fiji escapes widespread damage from cyclone Gita

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 07:26:00 +0100theage (en)

WELLINGTON: Fiji has escaped major damage from the category four cyclone that tore through the Pacific nation overnight, with no major population centres affected. Cyclone Gita brought winds up to 275km/h and heavy rain across Ono-I-Lau and Vatoa, Fiji's southernmost islands, knocking out....

Pas de mort à Tonga et les îles Fidji épargnées

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 07:24:00 +0100arcinfo (fr)

L'aide internationale commençait mercredi à arriver sur l'archipel des Tonga dévasté par le cyclone Gita . Ce dernier n'a toutefois fait aucun mort, et a globalement épargné les îles des Fidji. La capitale des Tonga, Nuku'alofa, a été balayée dans la nuit de lundi à mardi par le plus puissant cyclone....

Fiji escapes widespread damage from cyclone Gita

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 07:09:00 +0100brisbanetimes (en)

WELLINGTON: Fiji has escaped major damage from the category four cyclone that tore through the Pacific nation overnight, with no major population centres affected. Cyclone Gita brought winds up to 275km/h and heavy rain across Ono-I-Lau and Vatoa, Fiji's southernmost islands, knocking out....

NASA Eyes Powerful Tropical Cyclone Gita in the South Pacific

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 04:09:00 +0100enn (en)

NASA's Terra satellite provided a visible image of Category 3 Tropical Cyclone Gita as it continues to bring heavy rainfall, powerful winds and storm surge to Fiji Islands after pounding the island of Tonga . On Feb. 12, Gita hit Tonga with the force of a Category 4 hurricane with powerful winds and....

Tonga: Cyclone Gita: Aid arrives in Tonga as the storm builds on it's way to Fiji

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 02:13:00 +0100reliefWeb (en)

Australia and New Zealand have flown emergency aid supplies to Tonga where the clean-up from Cyclone Gita has begun, and as the category-four storm intensifies and heads west towards nearby Fiji. The Australian Government said it was sending $350,000 worth of emergency supplies to Tonga immediately.

Tonga Begins Cleanup of Powerful Cyclone's Damage

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 00:52:00 +0100voanews (en)

Residents of Tonga are cleaning up after Tropical Cyclone Gita ravaged the Pacific island nation, even destroying the historic Parliament House, with winds exceeding 200 kilometers per hour Monday night. The storm ripped trees out of the ground, tore roofs off houses and buildings, knocked down....

THE fear that Linita Teisina's family experienced on Monday night was similar to the experiences of many Tongans on the Island kingdom as Tropical Cyclone Gita ravaged through houses and buildings, destroying everything in its path. more...

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 23:02:00 +0100fijitimes (en)

THE fear that Linita Teisina's family experienced on Monday night was similar to the experiences of many Tonga ns on the Island kingdom as Tropical Cyclone Gita ravaged through houses and buildings, destroying everything in its path. Teisina, a journalist from Tonga, who had studied at the University....

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.

Gita ravage les Tonga, avant Fidji

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 18:54:00 +0100lnc (fr)

Météo. Le cyclone s’est abattu mardi soir sur l’archipel des Tonga . Si les dégâts matériels sont très importants, aucune victime n’est à déplorer. Le phénomène de catégorie 5 devait atteindre Fidji hier en fin d’après-midi, où le pire était à craindre. Vous avez atteint votre quota mensuel de visionnage gratuit de nos articles.

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.

News : Cyclone Gita: Storm to pass directly over Fiji's Southern Lau group [12/02/2018 - Fiji]

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

Fiji's Meteorological Service says hurricane-force winds from Cyclone Gita may gust to to 295 km/h as the storm reaches the southern islands. It's expected to strengthen to a category five today as it moves towards Fiji tonight. The last time a category five cyclone hit the Pacific was in February 2016 when Cyclone Winston killed 44 people in Fiji.

Tonga survives Cyclone Gita without fatalities, but parliament and many homes...

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 17:44:00 +0100euronews-en (en)

Tonga 's neighbours 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. There were no confirmed reports of deaths from the Category 4....

Gita packs power

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 17:33:00 +0100fijitimes (en)

SEVERE Tropical Cyclone Gita has developed into a Category 5 system with wind gusts of up to 230 kilometres per hour and is expected to carve a destructive path through Ono-i-Lau and Vatoa tonight. The cyclone is travelling at 20 kilometres per hour and Fiji Meteorological Service director Ravin....

Cyclone Gita Wreaks Havoc On Pacific Island

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 17:10:00 +0100newsweek (en)

Tonga residents woke up to chaotic scenes on Tuesday after Cyclone Gita tore through the Pacific island nation in the middle of the night, destroying homes, flooding neighbourhoods and even flattening the country's parliament building. The tropical cyclone, which hit Tonga with the force of a....

Cyclone wreaks havoc in Tonga’s capital, parliament flattened, homes wrecked

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 16:01:00 +0100egyptindependent (en)

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. There were no confirmed reports of deaths from the Category 4....

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....

Les îles Tonga dévastées par le cyclone Gita BFMTV

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 11:43:00 +0100msn-fr (fr)

Ce site utilise des cookies pour l'analyse, ainsi que pour les contenus et publicités personnalisés. En continuant à naviguer sur ce site, vous acceptez cette utilisation. Toits et arbres arrachés, inondations: le passage du cyclone Gita sur l'archipel des Tonga a fait de nombreux dégâts mais par chance, aucune victime n'est à déplorer.

SUPERSTORM Tropical cyclone Gita latest - where is it now and will it affect UK weather?

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

Cyclone Gita is approaching Tonga and is set to cause devastation Where is the storm now? On February 13, Cyclone Gita was intensifying as it howls towards Fiji after hitting Tonga destroying its Parliament House as well as homes and churches. Gita caused power outages after tearing through the....

Cyclone Gita: des dégâts aux Tonga mais aucun décès recensé

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 10:31:00 +0100izf (fr)

Des toitures arrachées, des lignes électriques à terre et des inondations... L'archipel des Tonga découvrait mardi l'ampleur des dégâts après le passage du puissant cylone Gita qui n'a cependant fait aucun mort. Accompagné de vents atteignant 230 km/h et de pluies diluviennes, Gita, qui avait amené....

Cyclone wreaks havoc in Tonga's capital

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 10:21:00 +0100trust (en)

Power, water supplies disrupted in capital. By John Mair. WELLINGTON, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Tonga 's neighbours 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.

Cyclone Gita: des dégâts aux Tonga mais aucun décès recensé

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 10:15:00 +0100france24 (fr)

NUKU'ALOFA (TONGA) (AFP) - Des toitures arrachées, des lignes électriques à terre et des inondations... L'archipel des Tonga découvrait mardi l'ampleur des dégâts après le passage du puissant cylone Gita qui n'a cependant fait aucun mort. Accompagné de vents atteignant 230 km/h et de pluies....

Cyclone Gita: des dégâts aux Tonga mais aucun décès recensé

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 10:08:00 +0100tv5 (fr)

Des toitures arrachées, des lignes électriques à terre et des inondations... L'archipel des Tonga découvrait mardi l'ampleur des dégâts après le passage du puissant cylone Gita qui n'a cependant fait aucun mort. Accompagné de vents atteignant 230 km/h et de pluies diluviennes, Gita, qui avait amené....

Cyclone Gita: des dégâts aux Tonga mais aucun décès recensé

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 10:00:00 +0100LePoint (fr)

Des toitures arrachées, des lignes électriques à terre et des inondations... L'archipel des Tonga découvrait mardi l'ampleur des dégâts après le passage du puissant cylone Gita qui n'a cependant fait aucun mort. Accompagné de vents atteignant 230 km/h et de pluies diluviennes, Gita, qui avait amené....

9h26 Cyclone Gita: des dégâts aux Tonga mais aucun décès recensé AFP

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 09:54:00 +0100la-croix (fr)

Des toitures arrachées, des lignes électriques à terre et des inondations... L'archipel des Tonga découvrait mardi l'ampleur des dégâts après le passage du puissant cylone Gita qui n'a cependant fait aucun mort. Accompagné de vents atteignant 230 km/h et de pluies diluviennes, Gita, qui avait amené....

Cyclone Gita : des dégâts aux Tonga, mais aucun décès recensé

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 09:49:00 +0100la1ere (fr)

Des toitures arrachées, des lignes électriques à terre et des inondations... L'archipel des Tonga découvrait mardi l'ampleur des dégâts après le passage du puissant cylone Gita qui n'a cependant fait aucun mort. Du jamais vu en 30 ans Accompagné de vents atteignant 230 km/h et de pluies diluviennes,....

Aid arrives in Tonga as Cyclone Gita heads for Fiji

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 09:44:00 +0100abc-au (en)

Australia and New Zealand have flown emergency aid supplies to Tonga where the clean-up from Cyclone Gita has begun, and as the category-four storm intensifies and heads west towards nearby Fiji. The Australian Government said it was sending $350,000 worth of emergency supplies to Tonga immediately.

Cyclone Gita: des dégâts aux Tonga mais aucun décès recensé

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 09:44:00 +0100lexpress (fr)

Nuku'alofa ( Tonga ) - Des toitures arrachées, des lignes électriques à terre et des inondations... L'archipel des Tonga découvrait mardi l'ampleur des dégâts après le passage du puissant cylone Gita qui n'a cependant fait aucun mort. Accompagné de vents atteignant 230 km/h et de pluies diluviennes,....

Cyclone wreaks havoc in Tonga’s capital, parliament flattened, homes wrecked

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 09:43:00 +0100tribune (en)

WELLINGTON: 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. There were no confirmed reports of deaths from the....

Fiji on notice after cyclone flattens Tongan parliament

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 09:42:00 +0100theage (en)

Tonga 's neighbours are rushing to deliver emergency relief 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. There were no confirmed reports of deaths from the Category 4 storm that....

Cyclone Gita: des dégâts aux Tonga mais aucun décès recensé

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 09:42:00 +0100challenges (fr)

Des toitures arrachées, des lignes électriques à terre et des inondations... L'archipel des Tonga découvrait mardi l'ampleur des dégâts après le passage du puissant cylone Gita qui n'a cependant fait aucun mort. Accompagné de vents atteignant 230 km/h et de pluies diluviennes, Gita, qui avait amené....

Fiji on notice after cyclone flattens Tongan parliament

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 09:32:00 +0100brisbanetimes (en)

Tonga 's neighbours are rushing to deliver emergency relief 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. There were no confirmed reports of deaths from the Category 4 storm that....

Cyclone Wreaks Havoc in Tonga’s Capital, Parliament Flattened, Homes Wrecked

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 09:00:00 +0100theepochtimes (en)

WELLINGTON— 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. There were no confirmed reports of deaths from the....

Cyclone Gita : état d’alerte national dans l’archipel des Tonga

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 08:52:00 +0100linfo (fr)

Gita a déjà provoqué une situation chaotique dans les îles voisines des Samoa avec des inondations et de nombreuses coupures d’électricité. La pire situation depuis 30 ans. Graham Kenna, responsable du Bureau national des urgences a confié à Radio New Zealand avoir connu une nuit particulièrement mauvaise.

Cyclone Gita wreaks havoc in Tonga's capital, Parliament flattened, homes wrecked

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 08:38:00 +0100dnaindia (en)

Tonga 's neighbours 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. There were no confirmed reports of deaths from the Category 4....

Le cyclone Gita, le plus puissant en 60 ans, détruit Tonga...

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 08:01:00 +0100metrotime (fr)

Le cyclone tropical Gita a causé beaucoup de dégâts au royaume des Tonga , dont la destruction du parlement, ont indiqué les autorités de cet archipel polynésien mardi. Le passage du puissant cyclone n’a cependant fait aucun mort. Les services d’urgence du pays ont affirmé qu’ils éprouvaient des....

Le cyclone Gita, le plus puissant en 60 ans, détruit Tonga mais n'emporte pas de vie

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 07:47:00 +0100rtbf (fr)

Le cyclone tropical Gita a causé beaucoup de dégâts au royaume des Tonga , dont la destruction du parlement, ont indiqué les autorités de cet archipel polynésien mardi. Le passage du puissant cyclone n'a cependant fait aucun mort. Les services d'urgence du pays ont affirmé qu'ils éprouvaient des....

Le cyclone Gita, le plus puissant en 60 ans, détruit Tonga mais n'emporte pas de vie

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 07:41:00 +0100skynet (fr)

Le cyclone tropical Gita a causé beaucoup de dégâts au royaume des Tonga , dont la destruction du parlement, ont indiqué les autorités de cet archipel polynésien mardi. Le passage du puissant cyclone n'a cependant fait aucun mort. Les services d'urgence du pays ont affirmé qu'ils éprouvaient des....

Cyclone Gita : vents de 230 km/h et pluies diluviennes au Tonga

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 07:30:00 +0100LeBien (fr)

Des toitures arrachées, des lignes électriques à terre et des inondations... L’archipel des Tonga découvrait mardi l’ampleur des dégâts après le passage du puissant cylone Gita qui n’a cependant fait aucun mort. Accompagné de vents atteignant 230 km/h et de pluies diluviennes, Gita, qui avait amené....

Live: Cyclone Gita - Fiji preparing for the worst, winds starting to pick up 4 hours ago

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 07:23:00 +0100newstalkzb (en)

KEY POINTS: Cyclone Gita located 60 kilometres south-southwest of Ono-I-Lau; Hurricane warning remains in force for Ono-I-Lau and Vatoa; Strong wind warning remains in force for the rest of Fiji; Villagers in the path of the cyclone have been advised to move to higher ground now. By Rachna Nath.

Cyclone Gita : vents de 230 km/h et pluies diluviennes au Tonga

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 07:17:00 +0100dna-france (fr)

Des toitures arrachées, des lignes électriques à terre et des inondations... L’archipel des Tonga découvrait mardi l’ampleur des dégâts après le passage du puissant cylone Gita qui n’a cependant fait aucun mort. Accompagné de vents atteignant 230 km/h et de pluies diluviennes, Gita, qui avait amené....

Le cyclone Gita, le plus puissant en 60 ans, détruit Tonga mais n'emporte pas de vie

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 07:16:00 +0100lavenir (fr)

(Belga) Le cyclone tropical Gita a causé beaucoup de dégâts au royaume des Tonga , dont la destruction du parlement, ont indiqué les autorités de cet archipel polynésien mardi. Le passage du puissant cyclone n'a cependant fait aucun mort. Les services d'urgence du pays ont affirmé qu'ils éprouvaient....

Cyclone Gita : vents de 230 km/h et pluies diluviennes au Tonga

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 07:11:00 +0100estrepublicain (fr)

Des toitures arrachées, des lignes électriques à terre et des inondations... L’archipel des Tonga découvrait mardi l’ampleur des dégâts après le passage du puissant cylone Gita qui n’a cependant fait aucun mort. Accompagné de vents atteignant 230 km/h et de pluies diluviennes, Gita, qui avait amené....

Cyclone Gita : vents de 230 km/h et pluies diluviennes au Tonga

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 07:03:00 +0100lalsace (fr)

Des toitures arrachées, des lignes électriques à terre et des inondations... L’archipel des Tonga découvrait mardi l’ampleur des dégâts après le passage du puissant cylone Gita qui n’a cependant fait aucun mort. Accompagné de vents atteignant 230 km/h et de pluies diluviennes, Gita, qui avait amené....

Cyclone Gita : vents de 230 km/h et pluies diluviennes au Tonga

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 07:02:00 +0100leprogres (fr)

Des toitures arrachées, des lignes électriques à terre et des inondations... L’archipel des Tonga découvrait mardi l’ampleur des dégâts après le passage du puissant cylone Gita qui n’a cependant fait aucun mort. Accompagné de vents atteignant 230 km/h et de pluies diluviennes, Gita, qui avait amené....

Blackouts, flooding as cyclone batters Tongan capital

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 06:57:00 +0100geo-tv (en)

NUKU´ALOFA, TONGA: Nuku´alofa awoke to scenes of devastation Tuesday after the most powerful cyclone ever recorded in the Tonga n capital tore roofs off buildings, downed powerlines and caused extensive flooding, prompting a state of emergency in the tiny Pacific nation.

Cyclone Gita : vents de 230 km/h et pluies diluviennes au Tonga

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 06:55:00 +0100ledauphine (fr)

Des toitures arrachées, des lignes électriques à terre et des inondations... L’archipel des Tonga découvrait mardi l’ampleur des dégâts après le passage du puissant cylone Gita qui n’a cependant fait aucun mort. Accompagné de vents atteignant 230 km/h et de pluies diluviennes, Gita, qui avait amené....

Cyclone wrecks parliament, homes in Tonga Cyclone Gita has destroyed Tonga's parliament building and wrecked or badly damaged an estimated 40 per cent of homes in the island nation's capital.

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 06:53:00 +0100yahoo-au (en)

Tonga 's neighbours are rushing to deliver emergency relief 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. There were no confirmed reports of deaths from the Category 4 storm....

Le cyclone Gita, le plus puissant en 60 ans, détruit Tonga

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 06:49:00 +01007sur7 (fr)

Par: rédaction 13/02/18 - 06h34 Source: Belga © reuters. Le cyclone tropical Gita a causé beaucoup de dégâts au royaume des Tonga , dont la destruction du parlement, ont indiqué les autorités de cet archipel polynésien mardi. Le passage du puissant cyclone n'a cependant fait aucun mort.

All Opotiki eyes on Cyclone Gita after a month's rain fell overnight Sunday

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 06:28:00 +0100nzherald (en)

Opotiki residents left relieved when the rain eased and rivers receded will now be turning their minds to Cyclone Gita 's arrival later this week. The town centre saw a month's worth of rain fall in the town within 24 hours from Monday while the deluge caused more than 300mm of rain to accumulate in some areas from Sunday through to Tuesday.

Le cyclone Gita, le plus puissant en 60 ans, détruit Tonga mais n'emporte pas de vie

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 06:20:00 +0100belga-be-fr (fr)

Le cyclone tropical Gita a causé beaucoup de dégâts au royaume des Tonga , dont la destruction du parlement, ont indiqué les autorités de cet archipel polynésien mardi. Le passage du puissant cyclone n'a cependant fait aucun mort. Les services d'urgence du pays ont affirmé qu'ils éprouvaient des....

Cyclone destroys Parliament House, homes on Tonga, Fiji next

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 06:16:00 +0100siouxcityjournal (en)

In this Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 photo, first responders with a backhoe work amid strong winds and heavy rain from Tropical Storm Gita to clear part of the main road at Fagaalu village in American Samoa. Officials in American Samoa began a full assessment Monday, Feb. 12, of damage caused by tropical storm Gita over the weekend.

Cyclone wreaks havoc in Tonga's capital, parliament flattened, homes wrecked

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 06:12:00 +0100channelnewsasia (en)

WELLINGTON: Tonga 's neighbours 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. There were no confirmed reports of deaths from the....

NZ Defence force takes off on special mission to Tonga 48 minutes ago Two NZDF planes are helping Tonga's recovery efforts.

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 06:08:00 +0100newshub (en)

Two New Zealand military aircraft, stocked with emergency relief supplies, took off for Tonga on Tuesday afternoon. A C130 Hercules plane is carrying family hygiene kits, shelter kits, jerry cans and tarpaulins, which will be distributed to those whose homes were destroyed in Cyclone Gita .

Cyclone Gita: Storm nears Fiji island group

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 06:08:00 +0100rnzi (en)

It's expected to strengthen to a category five today as it moves towards Fiji tonight. The last time a category five cyclone hit the Pacific was in February 2016 when Cyclone Winston killed 44 people in Fiji. Gita earlier hit the islands of Tonga tapu and 'Eua as a category four storm, with winds of up to 230km/h.

Cyclone destroys Parliament House, homes on Tonga, Fiji next

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 06:07:00 +0100muscatinejournal (en)

In this Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 photo, first responders with a backhoe work amid strong winds and heavy rain from Tropical Storm Gita to clear part of the main road at Fagaalu village in American Samoa. Officials in American Samoa began a full assessment Monday, Feb. 12, of damage caused by tropical storm Gita over the weekend.

Cyclone destroys Parliament House, homes on Tonga, Fiji next

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 05:53:00 +0100wacotrib (en)

In this Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 photo, first responders with a backhoe work amid strong winds and heavy rain from Tropical Storm Gita to clear part of the main road at Fagaalu village in American Samoa. Officials in American Samoa began a full assessment Monday, Feb. 12, of damage caused by tropical storm Gita over the weekend.

Cyclone Gita: des dégâts aux Tonga, mais aucun décès recensé

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 05:50:00 +0100romandie (fr)

Nuku'alofa ( Tonga ) - Des toitures arrachées, des lignes électriques à terre et des inondations... L'archipel des Tonga découvrait mardi l'ampleur des dégâts après le passage du puissant cylone Gita qui n'a cependant fait aucun mort. Accompagné de vents atteignant 230 km/h et de pluies diluviennes,....

Cyclone destroys Parliament House, homes on Tonga, Fiji next

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 05:48:00 +0100timesdaily (en)

In this Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 photo, first responders with a backhoe work amid strong winds and heavy rain from Tropical Storm Gita to clear part of the main road at Fagaalu village in American Samoa. Officials in American Samoa began a full assessment Monday, Feb. 12, of damage caused by tropical storm Gita over the weekend.

Cyclone wreaks havoc in Tonga's capital, parliament flattened, homes wrecked

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 05:29:00 +0100reuters-uk (en)

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.

Cyclone Gita: Storm to pass directly over Fiji island group

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 05:27:00 +0100rnzi (en)

It's expected to strengthen to a category five today as it moves towards Fiji tonight. The last time a category five cyclone hit the Pacific was in February 2016 when Cyclone Winston killed 44 people in Fiji. Gita earlier hit the islands of Tonga tapu and 'Eua as a category four storm, with winds of up to 230km/h.

Cyclone Gita flattens Tonga's Parliament

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 05:13:00 +0100CBC (en)

This image made from a video shows Parliament House damaged by Cyclone Gita in Tonga 's capital on Tuesday. The country is cleaning up while people in the nearby Pacific nation of Fiji are preparing for the storm to hit them. (TVNZ via AP) Tonga's neighbours scrambled to deliver emergency relief on....

‘Someone’s roof is in my front garden’: flooding and damage after cyclone batters Tonga

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 05:07:00 +0100scmp (en)

Nuku’alofa awoke to scenes of devastation on Tuesday after the most powerful cyclone ever recorded in the Tonga n capital tore roofs off buildings, downed power lines and caused extensive flooding, prompting a state of emergency in the tiny Pacific nation.

Blackouts, flooding as cyclone batters Tongan capital Nuku'alofa (Tonga) (AFP) - Nuku'alofa awoke to scenes of devastation Tuesday after the most powerful cyclone ever recorded in the Tongan capital tore roofs off buildings, downed powerlines and caused extensive flooding, prompting a state of emergency...

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 05:04:00 +0100yahoo-au (en)

Nuku'alofa ( Tonga ) (AFP) - Nuku'alofa awoke to scenes of devastation Tuesday after the most powerful cyclone ever recorded in the Tongan capital tore roofs off buildings, downed powerlines and caused extensive flooding, prompting a state of emergency in the tiny Pacific nation.

Blackouts, flooding as cyclone batters Tongan capital

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 05:01:00 +0100straitstimesSG (en)

NUKU'ALOFA, TONGA (AFP) - Nuku'alofa awoke to scenes of devastation on Tuesday (Feb 13)after the most powerful cyclone ever recorded in the Tonga n capital tore roofs off buildings, downed powerlines and caused extensive flooding, prompting a state of emergency in the tiny Pacific nation.

Tropical Cyclone Gita Packs Heavy Rain, Warnings Now for Tonga and Fiji

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 04:47:00 +0100enn (en)

Hurricane Gita strengthened into a powerful Category 4 hurricane on Feb 12 and triggered warnings in Tonga and Fiji. NASA's Global Precipitation Measurement Mission or GPM core satellite analyzed Tropical Cyclone Gita and found heavy rainfall occurring within the system. On Feb.

Scramble to deliver emergency relief after Cyclone Gita wreaks havoc in Tonga’s capital February 12 Updated

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 04:46:00 +0100theglobeandmail (en)

Tonga 's neighbours 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. There were no confirmed reports of deaths from the Category 4....

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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....

Cyclone wreaks havoc in Tonga's capital, parliament flattened, homes wrecked

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 04:18:00 +0100trust (en)

* Cyclone hit in middle of night causing widespread damage. * Power, water supplies disrupted in capital. * Cyclone now tracking towards Fiji's southern islands (Adds details of foreign assistance, quotes) By John Mair. WELLINGTON, Feb 13 (Reuters) - Tonga 's neighbours scrambled to deliver emergency....

Tonga braces as powerful Cyclone Gita bears down

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 04:18:00 +0100trust (en)

PACIFIC-CYCLONE/ (UPDATE 1):UPDATE 1- Tonga braces as powerful Cyclone Gita bears down. (Adds Tonga's state of emergency, Samoa emergency status) WELLINGTON/SYDNEY, Feb 12 (Reuters) - The Pacific nation of Tonga braced for destructive winds and potential flash flooding from Tropical Cyclone Gita on....

Updated Cyclone Gita ravages Tonga, barrels towards Fiji 3 hours ago

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 04:05:00 +0100newshub (en)

11:30am - There are concerns for the smaller islands of Fiji as Cyclone Gita fast approaches. Oxfam's country director for Tonga , Jane Foster, is in Suva, Fiji, and says the southern islands of the small nation could take the hit. "It's unlikely that the main islands will be impacted greatly by the storm," she told Newshub.

Fiji Prepares for Cyclone Gita as Tonga Begins Cleanup

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 02:39:00 +0100bloomberg (en)

In this Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 photo, first responders with a backhoe work amid strong winds and heavy rain from Tropical Storm Gita to clear part of the main road at Fagaalu village in American Samoa. Officials in American Samoa began a full assessment Monday, Feb. 12, of damage caused by tropical storm Gita over the weekend.

Tonga begins cleanup while Fiji prepares for Cyclone Gita

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 02:35:00 +0100siouxcityjournal (en)

In this Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 photo, first responders with a backhoe work amid strong winds and heavy rain from Tropical Storm Gita to clear part of the main road at Fagaalu village in American Samoa. Officials in American Samoa began a full assessment Monday, Feb. 12, of damage caused by tropical storm Gita over the weekend.

Tonga begins cleanup while Fiji prepares for Cyclone Gita

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 01:51:00 +0100680news (en)

In this Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 photo, first responders with a backhoe work amid strong winds and heavy rain from Tropical Storm Gita to clear part of the main road at Fagaalu village in American Samoa. Officials in American Samoa began a full assessment Monday, Feb. 12, of damage caused by tropical storm Gita over the weekend.

Tonga begins cleanup while Fiji prepares for Cyclone Gita

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 01:42:00 +0100HonululuAdvertiser (en)

ASSOCIATED PRESS. First responders with a backhoe work amid strong winds and heavy rain from Tropical Storm Gita to clear part of the main road at Fagaalu village in American Samoa. Officials in American Samoa began a full assessment Monday, Feb. 12, of damage caused by tropical storm Gita over the weekend.

Tonga begins cleanup while Fiji prepares for Cyclone Gita

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:40:00 +0100WashingtonPost (en)

In this Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 photo, first responders with a backhoe work amid strong winds and heavy rain from Tropical Storm Gita to clear part of the main road at Fagaalu village in American Samoa. Officials in American Samoa began a full assessment Monday, Feb. 12, of damage caused by tropical storm Gita over the weekend.

TC Gita: Hurricane warning remains

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:26:00 +0100fijitimes (en)

Update: 11:02AM THE hurricane warning in force for Ono-i-Lau and Vatoa in the Lau group from yesterday still remains. The special weather bulletin number 13 for Fiji on Tropical Cyclone Gita issued from the Regional Specialised Meteorological Centre (RSMC) in Nadi at 5:05am this morning says a storm....

TC Gita: Eye close by at 9pm

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:26:00 +0100fijitimes (en)

Update: 11:01AM A VARIETY of warnings headed by hurricane warnings remain in force for most of the country as per the 9.08am special weather bulletin issued by the Regional Specialised Meteorological Centre (RSMC) in Nadi today. Hurricane warnings apply for Ono-i-Lau and Vatoa. Storm warnings apply for the rest of Southern Lau.

Tonga begins cleanup while Fiji prepares for Cyclone Gita

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:15:00 +0100timesdaily (en)

In this Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 photo, first responders with a backhoe work amid strong winds and heavy rain from Tropical Storm Gita to clear part of the main road at Fagaalu village in American Samoa. Officials in American Samoa began a full assessment Monday, Feb. 12, of damage caused by tropical storm Gita over the weekend.

Tropical Cyclone Gita blasts tiny South Pacific island nation of Tonga with 145 mph winds

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 23:56:00 +0100wusa9 (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand Tropical Cyclone Gita hammered the tiny South Pacific island nation of Tonga with Category 4 intensity in what may be the most powerful tropical cyclone in memory to strike the islands, the Weather Channel reported. The eye of Gita passed just south of the low-lying Tongatapu....

Le cyclone Gita frappe l'archipel des Tonga

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 23:41:00 +0100lefigaro (fr)

Le puissant cyclone Gita frappait mardi matin l'archipel des Tonga , dans l'océan Pacifique, provoquant inondations et coupures de courant et faisant s'envoler des toitures, selon les autorités qui ont déclaré l'état d'urgence. Accompagné de vents atteignant 230 km/h et de pluies diluviennes, Gita....

Le cyclone Gita frappe durement l'archipel des Tonga

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 23:29:00 +0100skynet (fr)

Le puissant cyclone Gita frappait mardi matin l'archipel des Tonga , dans l'océan Pacifique, provoquant inondations et coupures de courant et faisant s'envoler des toitures, selon les autorités qui ont déclaré l'état d'urgence. Accompagné de vents atteignant 230 km/h et de pluies diluviennes, Gita....

SEVERE Tropical Cyclone Gita has developed into a Category 5 system with wind gusts of up to 230 kilometres per hour and is expected to carve a destructive path through Ono-i-Lau and Vatoa tonight. more...

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 23:24:00 +0100fijitimes (en)

SEVERE Tropical Cyclone Gita has developed into a Category 5 system with wind gusts of up to 230 kilometres per hour and is expected to carve a destructive path through Ono-i-Lau and Vatoa tonight. The cyclone is travelling at 20 kilometres per hour and Fiji Meteorological Service director Ravin....

Tropical Cyclone Gita is a monster Category 4, and it's hammering Tonga

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 21:33:00 +0100sltrib (en)

A New Zealand reporter is in Tonga , holed up in a hotel. She told her home station that, on the small islands in the middle of the ocean, "you're completely at its mercy." "Compared to storms at home, this just doesn't compare," Barbara Dreaver told the station .

Tropical Cyclone Gita is a monster Category 4, and it's hammering Tonga

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 19:07:00 +0100WashingtonPost (en)

Trees are stripped bare and roofs are torn off on the largest, most-populated islands of Tonga in the South Pacific. Tropical Cyclone Gita is on a rampage, whipping up destructive winds and storm surge in the Polynesian state. A New Zealand reporter is in Tonga, holed up in a hotel.

Tropical Cyclone Gita blasts Tonga witrh 145 mph winds

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 19:03:00 +0100wtsp (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand Tropical Cyclone Gita hammered the tiny South Pacific island nation of Tonga with Category 4 intensity in what may be the most powerful tropical cyclone in memory to strike the islands, the Weather Channel reported. The eye of Gita passed just south of the low-lying Tongatapu....

Tropical Cyclone Gita blasts Tonga witrh 145 mph winds

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 18:55:00 +010012newsnow (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand Tropical Cyclone Gita hammered the tiny South Pacific island nation of Tonga with Category 4 intensity in what may be the most powerful tropical cyclone in memory to strike the islands, the Weather Channel reported. The eye of Gita passed just south of the low-lying Tongatapu....

Tropical Cyclone Gita blasts Tonga witrh 145 mph winds

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 18:37:00 +0100khou (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand Tropical Cyclone Gita hammered the tiny South Pacific island nation of Tonga with Category 4 intensity in what may be the most powerful tropical cyclone in memory to strike the islands, the Weather Channel reported. The eye of Gita passed just south of the low-lying Tongatapu....

Etat d'urgence aux Tonga à l'approche d'un cyclone BFMTV

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 14:45:00 +0100msn-fr (fr)

L'Etat d'urgence a été décrété sur l'archipel des Tonga à l'approche du cyclone Gita de catégorie 5. Ses rafales de vent pourraient atteindre les 275km/h. © Handout, Croix-Rouge de Samoa/AFP Photo fournie par la Croix-Rouge de Samoa le 12 février 2018 montrant des maisons inondées après le passage du cyclone Gita.

Etat d'urgence aux Tonga à l'approche d'un cyclone

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 13:15:00 +0100africatime-fr (fr)

L'archipel des Tonga a décrété lundi l'état d'urgence et imposé le couvre feu dans sa capitale avant l'arrivée du puissant cyclone Gita , prévu en catégorie 5 --le niveau maximum--, qui a déjà semé le chaos dans les îles voisines des Samoa. Le Premier ministre par intérim Semisi Sika a déclaré un....

Etat d'urgence aux Tonga à l'approche d'un cyclone

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:50:00 +0100izf (fr)

L'archipel des Tonga a décrété lundi l'état d'urgence et imposé le couvre feu dans sa capitale avant l'arrivée du puissant cyclone Gita , prévu en catégorie 5 --le niveau maximum--, qui a déjà semé le chaos dans les îles voisines des Samoa. Le Premier ministre par intérim Semisi Sika a déclaré un....

Etat d’urgence aux Tonga à l’approche d’un cyclone

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:40:00 +0100lnt (fr)

L’archipel des Tonga a décrété lundi l’état d’urgence et imposé le couvre feu dans sa capitale avant l’arrivée du puissant cyclone Gita , prévu en catégorie 5 –le niveau maximum–, qui a déjà semé le chaos dans les îles voisines des Samoa. Le Premier ministre par intérim Semisi Sika a déclaré un état....

SUPERSTORM Tropical cyclone Gita latest - where is it now and will it affect UK weather?

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

Cyclone Gita is approaching Tonga and is set to cause devastation Where is the storm now? The severe tropical cyclone was moving towards Tonga on Monday morning. Tonga declared a state of emergency and imposed a curfew in the capital Nuku'alofa as the Pacific island kingdom braced for a direct hit.

Etat d'urgence aux Tonga à l'approche d'un cyclone

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:22:00 +0100LePoint (fr)

L'archipel des Tonga a décrété lundi l'état d'urgence et imposé le couvre feu dans sa capitale avant l'arrivée du puissant cyclone Gita , prévu en catégorie 5 --le niveau maximum--, qui a déjà semé le chaos dans les îles voisines des Samoa. Le Premier ministre par intérim Semisi Sika a déclaré un....

Etat d'urgence aux Tonga à l'approche d'un cyclone

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:08:00 +0100france24 (fr)

NUKU'ALOFA (TONGA) (AFP) - L'archipel des Tonga a décrété lundi l'état d'urgence et imposé le couvre feu dans sa capitale avant l'arrivée du puissant cyclone Gita , prévu en catégorie 5 --le niveau maximum--, qui a déjà semé le chaos dans les îles voisines des Samoa.

Etat d'urgence aux Tonga à l'approche d'un cyclone

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 11:43:00 +0100tv5 (fr)

L'archipel des Tonga a décrété lundi l'état d'urgence et imposé le couvre feu dans sa capitale avant l'arrivée du puissant cyclone Gita , prévu en catégorie 5 --le niveau maximum--, qui a déjà semé le chaos dans les îles voisines des Samoa. Le Premier ministre par intérim Semisi Sika a déclaré un....

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....

Etat d'urgence aux Tonga à l'approche d'un cyclone

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 11:17:00 +0100challenges (fr)

L'archipel des Tonga a décrété lundi l'état d'urgence et imposé le couvre feu dans sa capitale avant l'arrivée du puissant cyclone Gita , prévu en catégorie 5 --le niveau maximum--, qui a déjà semé le chaos dans les îles voisines des Samoa. Le Premier ministre par intérim Semisi Sika a déclaré un....

Updated Tonga braces for Cyclone Gita 1 hour ago The tropical storm could be the most powerful to ever hit the country.

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 11:15:00 +0100newshub (en)

10:10pm - Cyclone Gita is expected to make landfall on Tonga tapu soon. This occurs when the eye of the storm moves over land and is when most damage tends to be inflicted. On Monday Tongan Police Commissioner Stephen Caldwell said the tropical storm "could be the most powerful in the country's history.

10h40 Etat d'urgence aux Tonga à l'approche d'un cyclone AFP

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 11:10:00 +0100la-croix (fr)

L'archipel des Tonga a décrété lundi l'état d'urgence et imposé le couvre feu dans sa capitale avant l'arrivée du puissant cyclone Gita , prévu en catégorie 5 --le niveau maximum--, qui a déjà semé le chaos dans les îles voisines des Samoa. Le Premier ministre par intérim Semisi Sika a déclaré un....

Etat d'urgence aux Tonga à l'approche d'un cyclone

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 11:07:00 +0100lexpress (fr)

Nuku'alofa ( Tonga ) - L'archipel des Tonga a décrété lundi l'état d'urgence et imposé le couvre feu dans sa capitale avant l'arrivée du puissant cyclone Gita , prévu en catégorie 5 --le niveau maximum--, qui a déjà semé le chaos dans les îles voisines des Samoa.

Cyclone Gita. L’état d’urgence déclaré aux Tonga

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 10:35:00 +0100OuestFrance (fr)

L’archipel des Tonga a décrété ce lundi l’état d’urgence et imposé le couvre-feu dans sa capitale avant l’arrivée du puissant cyclone Gita , prévu en catégorie 5 - le niveau maximum -, qui a déjà semé le chaos dans les îles voisines des Samoa. Dans l’océan Pacifique sud, le violent cyclone tropical....

Le puissant cyclone Gita menace les Tonga après avoir dévasté les Samoa

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 10:16:00 +0100rfi-fr (fr)

Le Premier ministre par intérim Semisi Sika a déclaré un état d'alerte national aux Tonga , se disant persuadé qu'une situation d'urgence est sur le point d'affecter le royaume . Car le violent cyclone tropical Gita s'intensifie à mesure qu'il approche des îles Tonga.

Tonga braces for Cyclone Gita 35 minutes ago Updated The tropical storm could be the most powerful to ever hit the country.

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 10:15:00 +0100newshub (en)

10:10pm - Cyclone Gita is expected to make landfall on Tonga tapu soon. This occurs when the eye of the storm moves over land and is when most damage tends to be inflicted. 9:35pm - NIWA says because there won't be an official landfall, Tonga will remain in Cyclone Gita's dangerous "eye wall" for longer.

L'archipel des Tonga en état urgence à l'approche d'un cyclone

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 10:08:00 +0100estrepublicain (fr)

L’archipel des Tonga a décrété ce lundi l’état d’urgence et imposé le couvre feu dans sa capitale avant l’arrivée du puissant cyclone Gita , prévu en catégorie 5 --le niveau maximum--, qui a déjà semé le chaos dans les îles voisines des Samoa. Le Premier ministre par intérim Semisi Sika a déclaré un....

L'archipel des Tonga en état urgence à l'approche d'un cyclone

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 10:07:00 +0100leprogres (fr)

L’archipel des Tonga a décrété ce lundi l’état d’urgence et imposé le couvre feu dans sa capitale avant l’arrivée du puissant cyclone Gita , prévu en catégorie 5 --le niveau maximum--, qui a déjà semé le chaos dans les îles voisines des Samoa. Le Premier ministre par intérim Semisi Sika a déclaré un....

L'archipel des Tonga en état urgence à l'approche d'un cyclone

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 10:05:00 +0100dna-france (fr)

L’archipel des Tonga a décrété ce lundi l’état d’urgence et imposé le couvre feu dans sa capitale avant l’arrivée du puissant cyclone Gita , prévu en catégorie 5 --le niveau maximum--, qui a déjà semé le chaos dans les îles voisines des Samoa. Le Premier ministre par intérim Semisi Sika a déclaré un....

L'archipel des Tonga en état urgence à l'approche d'un cyclone

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 09:20:00 +0100ledauphine (fr)

L’archipel des Tonga a décrété ce lundi l’état d’urgence et imposé le couvre feu dans sa capitale avant l’arrivée du puissant cyclone Gita , prévu en catégorie 5 --le niveau maximum--, qui a déjà semé le chaos dans les îles voisines des Samoa. Le Premier ministre par intérim Semisi Sika a déclaré un....

L'archipel des Tonga en état urgence à l'approche d'un cyclone

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 09:19:00 +0100lalsace (fr)

L’archipel des Tonga a décrété ce lundi l’état d’urgence et imposé le couvre feu dans sa capitale avant l’arrivée du puissant cyclone Gita , prévu en catégorie 5 --le niveau maximum--, qui a déjà semé le chaos dans les îles voisines des Samoa. Le Premier ministre par intérim Semisi Sika a déclaré un....

Etat d'urgence aux Tonga à l'approche d'un cyclone

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 08:47:00 +0100romandie (fr)

Nuku'alofa ( Tonga ) - L'archipel des Tonga a décrété lundi l'état d'urgence et imposé le couvre feu dans sa capitale avant l'arrivée du puissant cyclone Gita , prévu en catégorie 5 --le niveau maximum--, qui a déjà semé le chaos dans les îles voisines des Samoa.

Les îles Tonga en état d’urgence face à un puissant cyclone

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 08:02:00 +0100lavenir (fr)

L’archipel des Tonga a décrété lundi l’état d’urgence avant l’arrivée du puissant cyclone Gita , prévu en catégorie 5 (le niveau maximum), qui a déjà semé le chaos dans les îles voisines des Samoa. Le Premier ministre par intérim Semisi Sika a déclaré un état d’alerte national, se disant «persuadé....

Iles Tonga: état d'urgence décrété à l'approche d'un cyclone

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 07:29:00 +0100lefigaro (fr)

Par Le Figaro.fr avec AFP; Mis à jour le 12/02/2018 à 06:51; Publié le 12/02/2018 à 06:47. L'archipel des Tonga a décrété lundi l'état d'urgence avant l'arrivée du puissant cyclone Gita , prévu en catégorie 5, soit le niveau maximum. Il a déjà semé le chaos dans les îles voisines des Samoa.

Tonga braces as powerful Cyclone Gita bears down

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 07:23:00 +0100arabnews (en)

WELLINGTON/SYDNEY: The Pacific nation of Tonga braced for destructive winds and potential flash flooding from Tropical Cyclone Gita on Monday after the powerful storm pummelled Samoa over the weekend. The Category 4 storm was moving south across the Pacific and was expected to hit Tonga’s capital, Nuku’alofa, by 7 p.

Tonga braces as powerful Cyclone Gita bears down

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 05:14:00 +0100reuters-af (en)

WELLINGTON/SYDNEY (Reuters) - The Pacific nation of Tonga braced for destructive winds and potential flash flooding from Tropical Cyclone Gita on Monday after the powerful storm pummelled Samoa over the weekend. The Category 4 storm was moving south across the Pacific and was expected to hit Tonga’s capital, Nuku‘alofa, by 7 p.

TC Gita: Hurricane warning in force for Lau

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 05:05:00 +0100fijitimes (en)

Update: 3:50PM A HURRICANE warning remains in force for Ono-i-Lau and Vatoa in the Lau group. The special weather bulletin number seven for Fiji on Severe Tropical Cyclone Gita issued from the Regional Specialised Meteorological Centre (RSMC) in Nadi at 3:10pm this afternoon says a storm warning remains in force for the rest of Southern Lau group.

Tonga braces as powerful Cyclone Gita bears down

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 04:56:00 +0100reuters-uk (en)

WELLINGTON/SYDNEY (Reuters) - The Pacific nation of Tonga braced for destructive winds and potential flash flooding from Tropical Cyclone Gita on Monday after the powerful storm pummeled Samoa over the weekend. The Category 4 storm was moving south across the Pacific and was expected to hit Tonga’s capital, Nuku‘alofa, by 7 p.

Tonga braces as powerful Cyclone Gita bears down

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 04:49:00 +0100euronews-en (en)

WELLINGTON /SYDNEY (Reuters) – The Pacific nation of Tonga braced for destructive winds and potential flash flooding from Tropical Cyclone Gita on Monday after the powerful storm pummelled Samoa over the weekend. The Category 4 storm was moving south across the Pacific and was expected to hit Tonga’s capital, Nuku’alofa, by 7 p.

Category-5 Cyclone Gita due to smash into Tonga today

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 04:34:00 +0100tvnz (en)

Cyclone Gita , which has already caused extensive damage and flooding in Samoa, is now strengthening to a Category-5 tropical cyclone and is due to hit Tonga today. The Himawari weather satellite shows the cyclone’s path in the three hours to 6.20am New Zealand Time on February 12. Source: Japan Meteorological Agency.

Tonga braces for Cyclone Gita as storm intensifies

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 04:21:00 +0100yahoo-au (en)

The island nation of Tonga is bracing for Tropical Cyclone Gita to make landfall, as the powerful storm is expected to intensify to a Category 5 cyclone in the coming hours. Currently a Category 4 storm, the system is moving south across the Pacific and is expected to hit Tonga's capital, Nuku'alofa, by 7pm on Monday.

Tonga braces as Cyclone Gita bears down Tonga is bracing for Cyclone Gita after the devastating Category 4 storm battered neighbouring Samoa.

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 04:21:00 +0100yahoo-au (en)

The Pacific nation of Tonga is bracing for destructive winds and potential flash flooding from Tropical Cyclone Gita after the powerful storm pummelled Samoa over the weekend. The Category 4 storm is moving south across the Pacific and expected to hit Tonga's capital, Nuku'alofa, by 7 pm on Monday....

Tonga braces as powerful Cyclone Gita bears down

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 04:19:00 +0100trust (en)

(Adds Tonga 's state of emergency, Samoa emergency status) WELLINGTON/SYDNEY, Feb 12 (Reuters) - The Pacific nation of Tonga braced for destructive winds and potential flash flooding from Tropical Cyclone Gita on Monday after the powerful storm pummelled Samoa over the weekend.

Tonga braces as powerful Cyclone Gita bears down

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 04:07:00 +0100channelnewsasia (en)

WELLINGTON/SYDNEY: The Pacific nation of Tonga braced for destructive winds and potential flash flooding from Tropical Cyclone Gita on Monday after the powerful storm pummelled Samoa over the weekend. The Category 4 storm was moving south across the Pacific and was expected to hit Tonga's capital, Nuku'alofa, by 7 p.

Health fears after Gita

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 04:04:00 +0100samoaobserver (en)

Rudolf Aukuso, of Ma’agao, is worried about the health of his family members. His concern comes after the wake of Tropical Cyclone Gita and floodwaters that ravaged most families in his area on Friday night and Saturday morning. Yesterday, Mr. Aukuso shared with the Samoa Observer that he lives with....

Mayor calls for Govt. action

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 04:04:00 +0100samoaobserver (en)

It’s high time the Government speed up works on the construction of the Vaisigano River wall. The call was made by Village Mayor of Lelata and Ma’agao, Papali’i Pene, who says the floodwaters brought about by Tropical Cyclone Gita affected most families in his area, including Fa’atoia, causing more than 10 families to flee their homes.

Tonga declares state of emergency ahead of Tropical Cyclone Gita

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

Tonga has declared a state of emergency as it prepares to be battered by a category 4-strength Tropical Cyclone Gita . ​The storm was forecast to make landfall later on Monday and into Tuesday, with "very destructive hurricane force winds", "very rough to high seas", and "a heavy southeast damaging swell on coastal areas".

'Very destructive hurricane force' winds expected to hit Tonga Monday evening

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

Tonga is preparing to be battered by a category 4-strength Tropical Cyclone Gita later on Monday and into Tuesday, with "very destructive hurricane force winds", "very rough to high seas", and "a heavy southeast damaging swell on coastal areas". Gita was a lesser category 1 cyclone when it passed....

Le cyclone Gita frappe les Samoaet fonce sur les Tonga

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 18:56:00 +0100lnc (fr)

Météo. Ce cyclone de catégorie 3 a causé d’importants dégâts matériels aux Samoa samedi. Aucune victime n’est à déplorer. Mais le phénomène, qui prend de la vigueur, pourrait frapper les Tonga dans les prochaines heures. Vous avez atteint votre quota mensuel de visionnage gratuit de nos articles.

Tropical Cyclone Gita puts Tonga and Fiji on alert

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 18:24:00 +0100samoanews (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.

NASA finds heaviest rainfall from cyclone Gita, to reach Fiji Monday

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 08:46:00 +0100ibtimes-sg (en)

On Feb. 9 at 9:26 a.m. EST (1426 UTC) GPM found heaviest rainfall from storms northwest of the Gita 's center dropping rain at a rate of greater than 1 to 1.6 inches per hour. Rainfall in fragmented bands of thunderstorms east of the center were dropping rainfall up to 1 inch per hour.

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.

Path of Cyclone Gita being monitored by NZ and Australia after heavy damage in Samoa

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 04:59:00 +0100tvnz (en)

Australia and New Zealand are closely monitoring tropical Cyclone Gita , which has caused flooding and wind damage in Samoa and is still building. The country has experience extensive flooding overnight from the storm now being called Cyclone Gita. Source: 1 NEWS.

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.

P.M. spearheads Cyclone Gita emergency response

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 22:15:00 +0100samoaobserver (en)

Prime Minister Tuilaepa Dr. Sa’ilele Malielegaoi and his Cabinet held an emergency meeting yesterday morning as the Government begins to count the cost of Cyclone Gita . The category 2 cyclone devastated the entire country on Friday night and yesterday morning, with most of the damage caused by flooding.

NZ and Australia monitor path of Gita 43 minutes ago

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 05:53:00 +0100newshub (en)

Australia and New Zealand are closely monitoring tropical Cyclone Gita , which has caused flooding and wind damage in Samoa and is still building. At a meeting with her New Zealand counterpart, Australian foreign minister Julie Bishop said both countries had been briefed on the category-two cyclone in the south-west Pacific and were ready to assist.

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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.

Updates: Tropical Cyclone Gita

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 04:18:00 +0100samoanews (en)

10:30 a.m. UPDATE — American Samoa Department of Port Administration director Taimalelagi Dr. Claire Poumele said the Port of Pago Pago and the Pago Pago International Airport are both closed due to tropical storm Gita . — Along with all public schools, the following private schools are closed:....

Tropical Cyclone Gita headed for American Samoa

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 23:46:00 +0100HonululuAdvertiser (en)

COURTESY U.S. COAST GUARD. The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended response operations for the 88-foot commercial fishing vessel Chui Zai Fa No. 1 grounded about 300 yards off Leone Bay, American Samoa, Friday, and will wait until Tropical Cyclone Gita has passed American Samoa and safe weather conditions return.

Territory under “storm warning”

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 18:14:00 +0100samoanews (en)

American Samoa is now under a “storm warning”, as Tropical Storm Gita heads towards the main island of Tutuila. And because of the pending storm, the Education Department announced late yesterday afternoon that all public schools would again be closed today. However, all teachers are to report to their respective schools and secure your classroom.

Tropical Storm Gita

Fri, 09 Feb 2018 18:14:00 +0100samoanews (en)

American Samoa is now under a “storm warning”, as Tropical Storm Gita heads towards the main island of Tutuila. The weather office has put all American Samoa islands under a storm warning as the center of Tropical Storm Gita was located about 190 miles west of Tutuila and about 275 west of Manu’a. As of 12a.

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