14 Feb 2018

Tonga's NEMO lays out what is known about Gita destruction

From , 6:05 am on 14 February 2018

The head of Tonga's National Emergency Management Office, Leveni Aho, says his staff have only been able to make a general assessment of the destruction caused by Cyclone Gita.

Gita blew through Tongatapu and Eua on Monday night, wrecking buildings, uprooting trees and destroying food gardens.

Jenny Meyer caught up with Mr Aho late on Tuesday afternoon.

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