Tonga's Red Cross distributed Household Relief Kits to 24 Ha'apai families living in the most affected communities, after Tropical Cyclone Tino, which impacted Tonga on January 18.
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Monday 27 January 2020
Monday 20 January 2020
Tropical Cyclone Tino has caused storm surge damage to homes mainly in Ha’apai and Niuatoputapu said Tonga's National Emergency Management Office (NEMO) Director, Paula Ma’u today, 20 January.
Sunday 19 January 2020
In a surprising trick of nature, the eye of Severe Tropical Cyclone Tino (Cat. 3) passed over Tonga on Saturday afternoon, 18 January, while barely grazing the capital Nuku'alofa, which was on track for a direct hit. The eye passed between the Ha'apai Group and Tongatapu Group. UPDATED.
Saturday 18 January 2020
UPDATED 1:21pm: Severe Tropical Cyclone Tino intensified into a Category 3 storm this morning, as it entered Tongan waters, packing very destructive wind gusts of up to 130-140 km/hr near its centre. On its current track, STC Tino is expected to lie at about 165km West of Pangai, Ha'apai at 7:00pm this evening. Storm to Hurricane force winds will affect Vava'u, Ha'apai, Tongatapu and 'Eua tonight, according the Fua'amotu Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre at 11:00am Saturday 18 January 2020.