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Tropical Cyclone on Kingdom of Tonga

Monday, 15 February 2010

Type of Event:
Tropical Storm
Location of Event:
Kingdom of Tonga
Date of Charter Activation:
15/02/2010
Charter Requestor:
UNOOSA on behalf of UNOCHA

Description of the event

Tropical Cyclone Rene (category 4) hit the northern island group of Kingdom of Tonga. The center of the storm, the worst in 25 years, passed close to the islands of Nuku’ alofa and Eua.