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Thursday 9 May 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Five newly installed tsunami warning sirens will be tested tomorrow Friday 10 May between 12:00-4:00pm around Nuku’alofa and in the Hihifo villages of Afa and Talafo'ou. The National Emergency Management Office advises that the sirens will sound like “an air-raid siren in war movies” and that the level of noise could cause “some discomfort or inconvenience.”
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Monday 17 December 2012
Fua'amotu, Tonga
A strong wind warning remains in force for Vava'u, Ha'apai and Tongatapu coastal waters this morning, 17 December, as Severe Tropical Cyclone Evan (cat. 4) located near Fiji moves to the southwest.
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Saturday 15 December 2012
Fua'amotu, Tonga
A tropical cyclone gale warning remains in force for Niuafo'ou, as Severe Tropical Cyclone Evan moves north of the Niuas tonight, on southwest track toward the Fiji Islands. Tropical Cyclone Advisory Number 10 for Tonga, issued from Fua'amotu, 10:00pm, 15 December 2012.
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Saturday 15 December 2012
Fua'amotu, Tonga
A tropical cyclone alert remains in force for Niuafo'ou. Tropical Cyclone Advisory Number 8 for Tonga on severe Tropical Cyclone Evan issued from Fua'amotu Tropical Cyclone Warning Center at 12:45pm 15 December 2012.
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Tuesday 3 April 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fine weather is forecast for the whole of Tonga during the Easter weekend, and the depression that brought the humidity and rain to Tonga since March 2 is expected to clear up by Thursday, April 5, according to the National Weather Forecast Centre at Fua'amotu,
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Monday 31 January 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A short sharp earthquake magnitude 5.8 centred 83 km (51 miles) SSW from Nuku'alofa, was felt in the capital this evening at about 7:03 pm, where it shook buildings for a few seconds.
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Wednesday 25 November 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A magnitude 6.8 earthquake rattled Tonga in the early hours of Wednesday morning, November 25 but there were no immediate reports of damage from the quake which was felt with a moderate intensity in Tongatapu and Ha'apai.
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Wednesday 28 January 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
After thunderstorms and heavy rains eased this afternoon, a Tropical Cyclone Warning previously in force for Ha'apai, Tongatapu and 'Eua was cancelled and replaced by a strong wind warning.
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Wednesday 18 July 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An earthquake measuring 6.3, epicentred about 600km south of Tonga this afternoon, was not felt in Tongatapu.
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Friday 4 February 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tongan community has donated $22,887 pa'anga toward the Asian Tsunami relief fund, following a fund raising effort over the last month.
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