New ground pictures have emerged of the massive volcano eruption in Tonga. For the first time since the undersea volcano erupted and caused widespread damage, the government of Tonga released its first statement. 🌋
For the first time since a massive undersea volcano erupted and caused widespread damage, the government of Tonga released its first statement on Tuesday morning.
erupted and caused widespread damage, the government of Tonga released its first statement on Tuesday morning, describing a huge mushroom plume that covered the entire South Pacific island kingdom and nearly 50-foot tsunami waves that crashed ashore and devastated villages.
International and domestic communication, including the Internet, had been severed since the blast of the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai volcano on Saturday. According to the government's statement, thevolcanic eruptiondamaged an underwater fiber optic cable, cutting off communication to the outside world.Read more: ABC7 Eyewitness News »
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Wow The smoke showed an angry guy My prayers to all My prayers 🙏 with all those effected by the devastation. Mother nature is beautiful in her anger until you are in her path. What a blast!! Absolutely amazing. One of earth’s miracles and gifts even though it may not be immediately evident.
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