Pacific volcano: British woman reported missing after Tonga tsunami

Pacific volcano: British woman reported missing after Tonga tsunami

1/17/2022 8:12:00 AM

Pacific volcano: British woman reported missing after Tonga tsunami

Friends say on social media that Angela Glover appears to have been swept away in the disaster.

She said: "We are hoping and praying that amongst the devastation she is found."The tsunami was triggered by the eruption of a huge underwater volcano on Saturday, which could be heard more than a thousand miles away in New Zealand.Aid organisations say up to 80,000 people on the islands could be affected by the disaster, but so far no deaths have been reported.

Information remains scarce, however. New Zealand and Australia and sending surveillance flights to assess the extent of the damage.A source at the UK's Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office said it was assisting British nationals and their families following the tsunami in Tonga.

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Another poster said she had spent Sunday morning with Angela's mother, who had received a phone call in the early hours from James to say her daughter was missing. She said: "We are hoping and praying that amongst the devastation she is found." The tsunami was triggered by the eruption of a huge underwater volcano on Saturday, which could be heard more than a thousand miles away in New Zealand. Aid organisations say up to 80,000 people on the islands could be affected by the disaster, but so far no deaths have been reported. Information remains scarce, however. New Zealand and Australia and sending surveillance flights to assess the extent of the damage. A source at the UK's Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office said it was assisting British nationals and their families following the tsunami in Tonga. Angela previously worked in the advertising industry in London. Her social media profiles suggest she grew up in Brighton before beginning a new life in the Pacific island nation around 2015. Past media reports identify her as the vice-president of Tonga Animal Welfare Society, which was founded in 2020 to offer basic animal care in a nation that has no qualified vets. A DIAGNOSIS THAT CHANGES EVERYTHING: