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TC Gita: Devastation clear

Lice Movono
Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Update: 11:13AM STORIES and pictures coming out of Tonga this morning speak of severe Tropical Cyclone Gita destruction on a scale the island kingdom have not experienced before.

Two journalists Fiji Times Online were able to contact this morning managed a few words, 'scary' and 'devastating' among  them.

Fijian national Iliesa Tora, a journalist and entrepreneur said he had five people in his house which sustained damage overnight.

Thanking divine protection, Mr Tora said some people have suffered a worst fate. 

Fiji Times Online is trying to ascertain initial international news media reports of fatalities.

Stay with us through the day for coverage of STC Gita's path.

See pictures by Tonga Broadcasting Corporation journalist Nanise Fifita used with permission.

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