Tsunami warnings triggered across Pacific after underwater volcanic eruption

//Tsunami warnings triggered across Pacific after underwater volcanic eruption

Tsunami warnings triggered across Pacific after underwater volcanic eruption

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday triggering a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, with footage on social media showing waves crashing into homes.Tsunami waves were observed in Tonga’s capital Nuku’alofa and Pago Pago, the capital of American Samoa, a US-based tsunami monitor said.Local media on the island chain of Tonga reported tidal waves were flooding properties, ash was falling and phone connections were down, but the scale of the devastation was…

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By | 2022-01-15T09:23:57+00:00 January 15th, 2022|World|Comments Off on Tsunami warnings triggered across Pacific after underwater volcanic eruption