Tonga volcano eruption triggers tsunami warnings in Japan, Pacific islands

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An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday (Jan 15), triggering tsunami warnings and evacuation orders in Japan and causing large waves in several South Pacific islands, where footage on social media showed waves crashing into coastal homes. Japan's meteorological agency issued tsunami warnings in the early hours on Sunday and said waves as high as three metres (9.84 feet)...