Pacific nation of Tonga braces for Cyclone Gita

This handout photo taken and received from the Samoa Red Cross on February 12, 2018 shows Samoa Red Cross workers checking on a house in the Apia area on a flooded street after Cyclone Gita wreaked havoc on the island. Neighbouring Tonga declared a state of emergency on February 12 as the Pacific island kingdom braced for a direct hit by the powerful cyclone that is threatening to become a Category Five superstorm. (AFP PHOTO / SAMOA RED CROSS)





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