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23 January 2014 - 2:38pmTropical Cyclone Ian made landfall in northern Tonga on 11 January. It was the strongest storm ever recorded in Tongan waters. Ian first appeared as a tropical depression between Fiji and Tonga on 6 January, and took five days to develop into a Category 5 system with winds of over 200km per hour. The...
23 January 2014 - 11:17amFareeda Corra once owned a modest shop and a house in the small fishing village of Sitto San Juan, in the Bohol region of the southern Philippines. “The earnings from my shop and my husband’s income from his fishing business allowed us to lead a happy and satisfied life,” she said. But...