Tropical Cyclone Category 5 Tonga January 11th 2014

tropical_cyclone_Ian_Tongatropical_cyclone_ian_animated_satelliteSevere Tropical Cyclone Ian reaching the top intensity Category 5 is affecting Tonga over the South Pacific. The satellite image clearly shows the eye. Destructive winds of up to 290km/h, heavy rain and flooding should be affected the region as the slow moving tropical cyclone passes over.swellnet.gfs_.dsfcwinds.72.480x320_1_9Tropical_Cyclone_Ian_Tonga_world_map

2 thoughts on “Tropical Cyclone Category 5 Tonga January 11th 2014

  1. Jimmy Deguara

    As we anticipated, lots of damage reports over Tonga with Tropical Cyclone Ian! Let's hope that the death toll is not substantial.

  2. Jimmy Deguara

    Widespread destruction and now it seems there are quite a few islands that may have been devastated by a storm surge due to their low lying nature.

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