More updates on Gita as reported by KIKI
Tropical cyclone Gita has appeared in Tonga, Fiji, Samoa and New Zealand. Her unforgivable rage has caused torrential rain, wind, floods and destruction. These paragraphs will tell you more about Cyclone Gita.
Gita has showered New Zealand with more than 300mm of rain. There was some rain in the Buller region but not enough for warning.
Merciless winds from the north and northwest started blowing in Wellington on Tuesday. There were wind gusts above 130 km/h. There were strong winds in Banks Peninsula and along bottom of the North island.
Power poles were sent crashing to the ground and almost 100 homes lost electricity in Wellington. The motorways have been blocked off at State Highway 1.
Cyclone Gita has caused flights from Wellington in and out to be delayed leaving some passengers stranded. Many homes have been destroyed causing the many people that live in those homes, homeless
The reason people die from natural disasters is because we don’t pay attention to warnings when we are supposed to. So my advice is take whatever you can and leave when you hear a warning, otherwise you’ll pay the price.