Tsunami hits Tonga, US West Coast on alert after volcano erupts

2022/01/16 09:05:00

[ICYMI] Tsunami hits Tonga, US West Coast on alert after volcano erupts

[ICYMI] Tsunami hits Tonga, US West Coast on alert after volcano erupts

Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption sent tsunami waves crashing onto the South Pacific island and t...

Saturday 15 January 2022 - 6:44pm Dramatic images from space showed the moment the eruption sent a mushroom of smoke and ash into the air NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS (JAPAN)/AFP | Handout NUKU'ALOFA - Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption sent tsunami waves crashing onto the South Pacific island and triggered warnings as far as the US West Coast.15 January 2022 - 12:20 Jahnavi Nidumolu, Shubham Kalia and Renju Jose Picture: TONGA GEOLOGICAL SERVICES An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, with footage on social media showing waves crashing into homes.Jan 15, 2022, 04:54 PM facebook twitter email This picture taken on December 21, 2021 shows white gaseous clouds rising from the Hunga Ha'apai eruption seen from the Patangata coastline near Tongan capital Nuku'alofa.15 January 2022 - 12:20 Jahnavi Nidumolu, Shubham Kalia and Renju Jose Picture: TONGA GEOLOGICAL SERVICES An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, with footage on social media showing waves crashing into homes.

Dramatic images from space showed the moment the latest eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai sent a mushroom of smoke and ash into the air and a shockwave across the surrounding waters.A tsunami wave measuring 1.The eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai underwater volcano, located about 65km north of Nuku'alofa, caused a 1.2 metres was observed in Tonga's capital Nuku'alofa, according to Australia's Bureau of Meteorology.Tonga's capital, Nuku?alofa, lies 40 miles north of the volcano.Local resident Mere Taufa said she was in her house getting ready for dinner when the undersea volcano erupted -- sending water surging into her home.The agency said it continued to monitor the situation but no tsunami threat had been issued to the Australian mainland, islands or territories."It was massive, the ground shook, our house was shaking.Tsunami waves of 2.

It came in waves.7 feet (83cm) were observed by gauges at the Tongan capital of Nuku’alofa and waves of 2ft at Pago Pago, the capital of American Samoa, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.The Pacific nation of Tonga has issued a tsunami warning after a massive undersea volcanic eruption.My younger brother thought bombs were exploding nearby," Taufa told the Stuff news website.She said water filled their home minutes later and she saw the wall of a neighbouring house collapse.Fiji issued a tsunami warning, urging residents to avoid the shorelines “due to strong currents and dangerous waves."We just knew straight away it was a tsunami.Tsunami videos out of Tonga ???? this afternoon following the Volcano Eruption.Just water gushing into our home...

Large waves hit the coast of Suva City in Fiji after an undersea volcanic eruption sparked a new tsunami warning in Tonga ESN/AFP | Emosi KERESONI "You could just hear screams everywhere, people screaming for safety, for everyone to get to higher ground." Tonga's King Tupou VI was reported to have been evacuated from the Royal Palace in Nuku'alofa and taken by police convoy to a villa well away from the coastline.Posted by.Map locating the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano AFP | STAFF The volcano's eruption lasted at least eight minutes and sent plumes of gas, ash and smoke several kilometres into the air.Residents in coastal areas were urged to head for higher ground following the eruption -- which came just a few hours after a previous tsunami warning was lifted on the island.- 'Keep away' - The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano sits on an uninhabited island about 65 kilometres north of the Tongan capital Nuku'alofa.

Its latest eruption was so intense it was heard as"loud thunder sounds" in Fiji more than 800 kilometres away, according to officials in Suva City -- where images shared on social media showed large waves hitting the coast.Tsunami warnings were issued for American Samoa, New Zealand, Fiji, Vanuatu, Chile and Australia -- where authorities said a swathe of coastline, including Sydney, could be hit by tsunami waves.People in surrounding New South Wales state were"advised to get out of the water and move away from the immediate water's edge".The latest eruption came just a few hours after a separate Friday tsunami warning was lifted due to the eruption AFP/File | Mary Lyn FONUA A tsunami warning was issued for the entire US West Coast -- from the bottom of California to the tip of Alaska's Aleutian islands -- while tsunami waves triggered"minor flooding" in Hawaii according to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center."Move off the beach and out of harbors and marinas in these areas," advised the US National Weather Service, which predicted waves of up to two feet, strong rip currents and coastal flooding.

Fijian officials warned residents to cover water collection tanks in case of acidic rain fall.Victorina Kioa of the Tonga Public Service Commission said Friday that people should"keep away from areas of warning which are low-lying coastal areas, reefs and beaches".The head of Tonga Geological Services, Taaniela Kula, urged people to stay indoors, wear a mask if they were outside and cover rainwater reservoirs and rainwater harvesting systems.Source.

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