NUKU’ALOFA – The archipelago of Tonga in the Pacific Ocean, bracing itself for the cyclone Gita, which is a power of 4 or 5 on the scale of Saffir-Simpson. Only emergency services are allowed in the capital Nuku’alofa to Tuesday morning outside and in the country is the state of emergency was declared.
The storm is expected to be the toughest that Tonga has ever taken. The main island gets gusts of wind with speeds of 200 kilometers per hour to endure. The residents take precautions by windows to cover and coconuts from the trees.
Emergency services in the nearby New Zealand are making to help to shoot. If the Gita to come to the land, we can expect that the houses be destroyed and damage to roads and the harvest”, said a spokesman at The New Zealand Herald.