Peru: Coastal towns flooded after Tonga volcano eruption triggers tsunami warning

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An underwater volcano eruption in the Pacific Ocean nation of Tonga sent ash 100,000 feet (30 kilometers) high, rattling the region and coastal areas worldwide. Australia and New Zealand dispatched surveillance flights on Monday to assess the damage in Tonga, isolated from the rest of the world due to the eruption. Two people drowned off a beach in faraway northern Peru.
4 months ago·Lima, Peru

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BBC News

Video shows Tonga volcano eruption before tsunami

Watch dramatic footage of the underwater volcano erupting the day before it triggered a tsunami.

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Tonga volcano: smoke and lightning seen before eruption that caused tsunami – video

Australia and New Zealand have sent surveillance flights to Tonga after the eruption of an underwater volcano that triggered a tsunami. In dramatic footage, the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano could be seen erupting a day before, sending thick plumes of ash and smoke into the skyAustralian minister says Tonga suffered ‘significant damage’ following volcano eruptionContinue reading...

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Sky News

Peru: Coastal towns flooded after Tonga volcano eruption triggers tsunami warning

The eruption triggered tsunami warnings across the Pacific, with the United States and Japan urging people on their Pacific coastlines to stay away from the shores.

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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Ecns

Tsunami warnings from Tonga volcano eruption canceled in Australia

Australia's Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) canceled all tsunami warnings for Australia on Sunday evening, which were previously issued due to a volcano eruption in Tonga.

4 months ago·China
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FijiTimes

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Pacific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation.An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering tsunami warnings and evacuation orders on the shores of Tonga as well as several South Pacific islands, where footage on s…

4 months ago·Fiji
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Herald Sun

Coastal towns in Peru affected by volcano eruption

The shores of several Peruvian cities were flooded with sea water after a tsunami was triggered by a massive volcanic eruption off Tonga on Saturday.

4 months ago·Melbourne, Australia
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