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Heavy rain recorded in Niuatoputapu last night

Radio & TV Tonga, Nuku’alofa, 01/11/2017

 

5 houses at Niuatoputapu were flooded from the heavy rain since Monday.

 

Radio Tonga’s reporter in the island – Louina Pongi says, they were shocked with flood in the high level areas.

 

HOWEVER, despite the bad weather, the people in the island were happy with the rain because they’ve been facing prolong drought season since January.

 

Tonga’s MET office has confirmed the amount of rainfall recorded in the island last night was 100 millimeters.

 

Contacts have been made to the island of Niuafo’ou but to no avail.

 

MET office issued a warning for a possible strong winds for the Niuas yesterday.

 

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