Cyclone Gita cost Tonga $356 million


Nuku’alofa, Tonga: Tropical Cyclone Gita inflicted $356 million pa’anga worth of damage on Tongatapu and ‘Eua on 12 February this year, said Balwyn Fa’otusia, the CEO for the Ministry of Finance and National Planning. The damage assessment is equivalent to 38% of Tonga’s GDP.

Source: Cyclone Gita cost Tonga $356 million