A new tropical cyclone outlook model will generate much earlier predictions for the number of tropical cyclones than current models used in Pacific Island countries, says the University of Newcastle in Australia. According to its current predictions, Tonga should expect one or two cyclones for the upcoming cyclone season (December – April).
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Monday 10 August 2020
Auckland, New Zealand
Friday 9 September 2016
Twenty-five participants joined an Emergency Shelter Kits Training from September 7-9 in Nuku'alofa aimed to build capacity on the use of emergency shelter during emergencies, disasters and recovery period.
Wednesday 24 February 2016
A new community evacuation center constructed to withstand a category 5 tropical cyclone was opened on Tuesday, 23 February in Popua, one of the vulnerable low-lying communities in Tongatapu, under an adaption project.