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WorthyNews: Widespread damage in Tonga after Category 4 cyclone makes landfall

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(Worthy News) - The island nation of Tonga suffered widespread damage after a Category 4 cyclone made landfall Monday night in what officials described as the worst storm to hit the country in decades.

Tropical Cyclone Gita battered the island with winds of more than 144 miles per hour, destroying electricity lines, buildings and crops, The Guardian reported.

"It is the strongest cyclone to pass so close to the main islands of Tonga in the modern record (at least 60 years)," tweeted Britain's Met Office. [ Source: UPI (Read More...) ]

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