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Tapa gift marks Tongan thanks

24 February 2012: Treasure from Tonga: Theresa Veikoso, left, with Marlborough provincial branch International officer Glenda Robb and the tapa cloth. Mrs Veikoso’s 18-month-old twins, Sanimata, left, and Adolf, share the occasion. Marlborough Rural Women yesterday accepted a gift of a large tapa cloth made by women in Tonga. Rural Women Marlborough provincial branch international […]

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On Feb. 14, 2012 at 1241 UTC (7:41 a.m.), the MODIS instrument on NASA's Terra Satellite captured this infrared image of Cyclone Jasmine near Tonga. The strongest thunderstorms and heaviest...

NASA sees Tropical Cyclone Jasmine near Tonga

Tropical Cyclone Jasmine is still lingering near the island nation of Tonga in the South Pacific and was captured in an infrared image from NASA’s Aqua satellite. Jasmine is bringing gusty winds and heavy rainfall to some of Tonga’s islands. When Aqua flew over Cyclone Jasmine on February 14, 2012 at 1241 UTC (7:41 a.m.), […]

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