>> The cleanup has begun in Tonga following the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Gita. The Category 4 storm tore across the island on Monday night. Winds of around 200 kilometers an hour damaging buildings, flooding roads, and bringing down power lines. The Parliament building in the capital Nuku'alofa was also destroyed.
Around 5,700 people are thought to have sought emergency shelter overnight. That's about a quarter of the island's population. There are no confirmed deaths, although there are reports of serious injuries. According to the British Met Office, Gita is the worst cyclone to pass so close to Tonga's main islands in 60 years.
Neighboring countries are now rushing to help, with New Zealand and Australia both contributing to the aid and relief efforts. The cyclone is currently tracking towards Fiji's southern islands.