Video: Raw footage shows Tonga's Parliament House flattened by Gita's fury

The morning sun rise has revealed devatation across Tonga, with among the most dire early images those of Tonga's Parliament House in Nuku'alofa, which has been totally flattened.

Parliament House in Tonga.
Parliament House in Tonga. Source: Supplied

1 NEWS Pacific correspondent Barbara Dreaver recorded a short video outside Tonga's Parliament House this morning.

Heart-breaking images of the previously sturdy Parliament House show the true power of Cyclone Gita.
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The damage is concerning because Parliament House was among the island's most sturdy buildings.

Early photos and videos are showing widespread destruction across Tonga's two main islands.

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Forecaster Philip Duncan on if any of Gita’s remnants will hit New Zealand. Source: Breakfast

The Prime Minister said she just spoke to Winston Peters and Cyclone Gita relief funds for Tonga are "all signed off". Source: 1 NEWS

Other Tonga videos from this morning:

Heart-breaking images of the previously sturdy Parliament House show the true power of Cyclone Gita. Source: 1 NEWS

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