New vision from Tongan volcanic eruption shows rocks raining down from the sky

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New footage shows cars crawling inland as rocks and ash rained down from the sky. 9News

Footage captured the havoc that was unleashed on the ground during Tonga's volcanic eruption."It's a very, very difficult time for the people of Tonga. The feedback on the ground that I got today is, again, many people displaced," Australian Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Zed Seselja, said.

In a statement, a United Nations coordination specialist in Tonga said the "people are going to need sustained support responding to a disaster of this scale".

 

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