Terrified Tongans flee tsunami waves after huge underwater volcanic eruption

by 24britishtvJan. 15, 2022, 3:50 p.m. 13
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Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground on Saturday after a massive underwater volcanic eruption - heard in neighbouring countries - triggered tsunami warnings across the South Pacific. The latest eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano was so intense it was heard as "loud thunder sounds" in Fiji more than 500 miles away. "A 1.2 metre (over 3.9 feet) tsunami wave has been observed at Nuku'alofa," Australia's Bureau of Meteorology said. Read the full story here: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/world-news/2022/01/15/terrified-tongans-flee-tsunami-spectacular-underwater-volcanic/ Subscribe to The Telegraph on YouTube ► https://bit.ly/3idrdLH Get the latest headlines: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/ Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are websites of The Telegraph, the UK's best-selling quality daily newspaper providing news and analysis on UK and world events, business, sport, lifestyle and culture. #Tonga #Tsunami #VolcanicEruption

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