Cyclone Gita track: Where is the tropical storm now? What damage had been caused to Fiji?
Cyclone Gita is now a Category 5 storm - the highest level - as it moves away from the islands of southern Fiji, Fiji’s Meteorological service has said.
The cyclone hit Tonga hard on Monday night, causing widespread destructions and flooding as the tropical storm teared through the main island of Tongatapu, just south of the capital, Nuku’alofa, with winds exceeding 124mph at landfall.
Gita has already caused extensive damage in Samao and American Samoa over the weekend.
The cyclone continued to intensify as it moved away from Tonga and hit some of Fiji’s southern islands as a... read more
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