Cyclone Jasmine easing

from Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Published on 15 Feb 2012 View Original

Updated February 15, 2012 17:11:38

Tonga's Meteorological Service says Cyclone Jasmine is easing and the worst is now over.

The service says that as the cyclone moves further south in the coming hours, the winds will drop and rains will clear.

But the clean-up continues from yesterday's flooding on the main island of Tongatapu, with the government setting up evacuation centres for families who've been affected.

Presenter: Joanna McCarthy
Speaker: Ofa Fa'anunu, director of the Tongan Meteorological Service

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