Gita one of the strongest cyclones to hit Tonga!

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The Grand Solar Minimum channel put together a short video about cyclone Gita. Check out the full story here:

Tropical Storm “Gita” passed near Samoa and American Samoa on February 10 and 11 dropping heavy rain and causing flooding and widespread damage.

Gita reached Tonga on Monday evening, February 12, 2018 (local time) as Category 4 tropical cyclone with maximum sustained winds of 231 km/h (144 mph) and gusts to 278 km/h (173 mph), leaving the entire main island of Tongatapu without power.

The cyclone will enter Fijian territory today, passing the Southern Lau Group on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 possibly strengthening to Category 5. 

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