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Entire village reportedly destroyed after Tonga eruption

2022-01-18T09:09+0100radionz (en)

There are reports an entire village on Mango Island in Tonga has been wiped out after a volcanic eruption caused a tsunami. A view over Nomuka in Tonga from a New Zealand Defence Force P-3K2 Orion surveillance flight after the islands were hit by a tsunami triggered by an undersea volcanic eruption.

Entire village reportedly destroyed after Tonga eruption

2022-01-18T09:07+0100rnz-co-nz (en)

There are reports an entire village on Mango Island in Tonga has been wiped out after a volcanic eruption caused a tsunami. A view over Nomuka in Tonga from a New Zealand Defence Force P-3K2 Orion surveillance flight after the islands were hit by a tsunami triggered by an undersea volcanic eruption.

These are the first pictures emerging out of Tonga following the volcanic blast

2022-01-18T09:04+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Collapsed buildings, an ash-covered airport and catastrophic coastline damage. The first photos out of Tonga have emerged and they paint a bleak picture. Aerial images captured in the aftermath of what's thought to be the largest volcanic eruption in 30 years show the devastating blow that has been dealt to the Pacific Island nation.

Tonga remains cut off after massive eruption and tsunami. Here's what we know

2022-01-18T09:04+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

(CNN) The eruption of an underwater volcano near Tonga on Saturday was likely the biggest recorded anywhere on the planet in more than 30 years, according to experts. Dramatic images from space captured the eruption in real time, as a huge plume of ash, gas and steam was spewed up to 20 kilometers (12.

Tsunami-hit Tonga islands suffered extensive damage, fears death toll to rise

2022-01-18T09:00+0100JakartaPost (en)

Tonga's small outer islands suffered extensive damage from a massive volcanic eruption and tsunami, a Tongan diplomat said on Tuesday, raising fears of more deaths and injuries. "Alarming" images taken by New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) reconnaissance flights showed an entire village destroyed on....

Tonga: Death toll climbs to 2 following Saturday's volcano, tsunami

2022-01-18T08:59+0100upi (en)

Jan. 18 (UPI) -- New Zealand officials confirmed Tuesday that at least two people have died following Saturday's volcanic eruption and subsequent tsunami in Tonga that left extensive damage in its wake. On Saturday, the Hunga Tonga-hunga Ha'apai underwater volcano, located about 40 miles north of....

First confirmed death after volcanic eruption in Tonga

2022-01-18T08:56+0100archyde (en)

confusing, the extent of the damage cannot be estimated. The Pacific country of Tonga is still almost completely cut off from the outside world. Phone lines are down because an undersea internet cable was damaged in the volcanic eruption. The connection via satellite phones is also not reliable.

Distress Beacon Detected From Smaller Tonga Island, Death Toll Rises to 2

2022-01-18T08:45+0100theepochtimes (en)

The United Nations reported Monday that a distress beacon had been detected from a low-lying Tongan island following Saturday’s massive volcanic eruption, which triggered a tsunami that has killed at least two people. “An active distress beacon had been detected from Mango,” the U.N.

Volcanic ash delays aid to Tonga

2022-01-18T08:30+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Communications with Tonga have been extremely limited, but New Zealand and Australia sent military surveillance flights to assess the damage on Monday, with aerial photos showing the vibrant Tongan landscape transformed by the ash into a gray moonscape.

Tsunami-hit Tonga suffered extensive damage, fears death toll to rise

2022-01-18T08:30+0100chinadailyhk (en)

In this photo provided by the New Zealand Defense Force, volcanic ash covers roof tops and vegetation in an area of Tonga, on Jan 17, 2022. (CPL VANESSA PARKER / NZDF VIA AP) SYDNEY/WELLINGTON - Tonga's small outer islands suffered extensive damage from a massive volcanic eruption and tsunami, a....

These two ingredients turned the Tonga eruption into a catastrophic explosion

2022-01-18T08:24+0100radionz (en)

The volcano's vent was above water before disappearing below sea level just a few days (or hours) prior to Saturday's catastrophic eruption, according to Dr Handley. "The satellite images, if you compare from the 6th of January to two hours before the eruption, somewhere in that time frame the middle cone had gone," she said.

Leaked New Zealand military photos show scale of damage caused by Tonga volcano eruption

2022-01-18T08:23+0100flipboard (en)

Aerial images prepared by the New Zealand defence force for the Tongan government have been leaked online and show some areas have had “catastrophic” devastation inflicted by the tsunami and volcanic while... This is the terrifying moment a tornado tore through the city of Fort Myers, Florida, sending debris flying everywhere.

Volcanic ash delays aid to Tonga

2022-01-18T08:20+0100trtworld (en)

Communications with Tonga have been extremely limited, but New Zealand and Australia sent military surveillance flights to assess the damage on Monday, with aerial photos showing the vibrant Tongan landscape transformed by the ash into a gray moonscape.

Extensive damage to Tongan islands as first images of eruption aftermath emerge

2022-01-18T08:15+0100brisbanetimes (en)

Wellington: Tonga’s small outer islands suffered extensive damage from Saturday’s massive volcanic eruption and tsunami, a Tongan diplomat said on Tuesday, raising fears of more deaths and injuries. “Alarming” images taken by New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) reconnaissance flights showed an entire....

Tsunami-hit Tonga islands suffered extensive damage, fears death toll to rise

2022-01-18T08:14+0100chinadaily (en)

A satellite image shows the main port facilites before the main eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano, in Nuku'alofa, Tonga, December 29, 2021. [Photo/Agencies] SYDNEY/WELLINGTON - Tonga's small outer islands suffered extensive damage from a massive volcanic eruption and tsunami, a....

First images reveal utter devastation as Tonga volcano leaves black ash cloud

2022-01-18T08:11+0100themirror (en)

New images taken by the New Zealand defence force have revealed the devastation caused after a volcano erupted near Tonga. A huge cloud of black ash that has settled on Tonga is hampering rescue efforts as have downed communications with outlying islands.

More deaths feared in Tsunami-hit Tonga

2022-01-18T08:10+0100portstephensexaminer (en)

Tonga's small outer islands suffered extensive damage from a massive volcanic eruption and tsunami, a Tongan diplomat says, raising fears of more deaths and injuries. "Alarming" images taken by New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) reconnaissance flights showed an entire village destroyed on Mango island....

Tonga volcanic eruption: Tsunami-hit islands suffered extensive damage, death toll expected to rise

2022-01-18T08:08+0100khaleejtimes (en)

"Alarming" images taken by New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) reconnaissance flights showed an entire village destroyed on Mango island and numerous buildings missing on nearby Atata island, said the diplomat, Tonga’s deputy head of mission in Australia, Curtis Tu’ihalangingie.

These two ingredients turned the Tonga eruption into a catastrophic explosion

2022-01-18T08:06+0100rnz-co-nz (en)

The volcano's vent was above water before disappearing below sea level just a few days (or hours) prior to Saturday's catastrophic eruption, according to Dr Handley. "The satellite images, if you compare from the 6th of January to two hours before the eruption, somewhere in that time frame the middle cone had gone," she said.

Leaked New Zealand military photos show scale of damage caused by Tonga volcano eruption

2022-01-18T07:58+0100guardian (en)

Aerial images prepared by the New Zealand defence force for the Tongan government have been leaked online and show some areas have had “catastrophic” devastation inflicted by the tsunami and volcanic eruption while others were relatively unscathed. The 40 aerial pictures show some areas blanketed....

Reports of ‘signifIcant damage’ in Tonga after eruption, tsunami

2022-01-18T07:58+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

There are reports of ‘significant damage’ in parts of the Pacific island nation of Tonga following Saturday’s massive volcanic eruption and tsunami with New Zealand and Australia preparing to send humanitarian assistance amid limited international communications.

Tsunami-hit Tonga islands suffered ‘catastrophic’ damage-reports

2022-01-18T07:58+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

SYDNEY/WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Tonga’s small outer islands suffered extensive damage from a massive volcanic eruption and tsunami, a Tongan diplomat said on Tuesday, raising fears of more deaths and injuries. “Alarming” images taken by New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) reconnaissance flights showed an....

Tonga’s outer islands suffer catastrophic tsunami damage

2022-01-18T07:54+0100businessday (en)

Sydney/Wellington — Tonga’s small outer islands suffered extensive damage from a volcanic eruption and tsunami, a Tongan diplomat said on Tuesday, raising fears of more deaths and injuries. Images taken by New Zealand Defence Force reconnaissance flights showed an entire village destroyed on Mango....

Tsunami-hit Tonga Islands Suffer Extensive Damage, Death Toll Feared to Rise

2022-01-18T07:54+0100news18 (en)

Tonga’s small outer islands suffered extensive damage from a massive volcanic eruption and tsunami, a Tongan diplomat said on Tuesday, raising fears of more deaths and injuries. “Alarming" images taken by New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) reconnaissance flights showed an entire village destroyed on....

Tonga: Further volcanic activity likely at Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai Volcano as of Jan. 18 /update 5

2022-01-18T07:52+0100garda-com (en)

Event. Further volcanic activity remains likely at the Hunga Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai Volcano as of Jan. 18 following a major eruption Jan. 15. The eruption triggered various tsunami warnings, advisories, and statements across the Pacific, including in Tonga; authorities have since lifted all warnings.

Tonga suffered extensive damage from volcano and tsunami amid fears of more deaths and injuries

2022-01-18T07:51+0100independent-ie (en)

Tonga's small outer islands suffered extensive damage from a massive volcanic eruption and tsunami, a Tongan diplomat said on Tuesday, raising fears of more deaths and injuries. Alarming" images taken by New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) reconnaissance flights showed an entire village destroyed on....

Tonga confirms 2 deaths after volcanic eruption: Japan

2022-01-18T07:39+0100kyodonews (en)

Tonga has confirmed at least two people were killed in an undersea volcanic eruption off the South Pacific island nation that sent tsunami waves across the Pacific, Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi said Tuesday. It is not immediately known whether a British woman whose body, according to....

Tonga: what is known so far about the damage after the eruption and subsequent tsunami

2022-01-18T07:39+0100today24 (en)

Although there are reports of significant damage in the South Pacific island nation of Tonga following a massive volcanic eruption that triggered a tsunami on Saturday, communication problems have prevented a full picture of the situation from being obtained.

More deaths feared in Tsunami-hit Tonga

2022-01-18T07:39+0100illawarramercury (en)

Tonga's small outer islands suffered extensive damage from a massive volcanic eruption and tsunami, a Tongan diplomat says, raising fears of more deaths and injuries. "Alarming" images taken by New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) reconnaissance flights showed an entire village destroyed on Mango island....

More deaths feared in Tsunami-hit Tonga

2022-01-18T07:37+0100bordermail (en)

Tonga's small outer islands suffered extensive damage from a massive volcanic eruption and tsunami, a Tongan diplomat says, raising fears of more deaths and injuries. "Alarming" images taken by New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) reconnaissance flights showed an entire village destroyed on Mango island....

Satellite Images Show Huge Damage In Tsunami-Hit Tonga

2022-01-18T07:35+0100ndtvnews (en)

The full extent of a massive volcanic eruption in Tonga that triggered tsunami waves around the Pacific is apparent in new satellite images that show the aftermath of the extensive damage caused by the disaster. Three days after the volcanic eruption, early indications of the scale of the crisis on....

British woman dies while trying to rescue her dogs in Tsunami-hit Tonga

2022-01-18T07:33+0100moneycontrol (en)

The body of a British woman swept away by a devastating tsunami that struck Tonga has been found, her brother said in a statement received Tuesday. A massive underwater volcanic blast near the Pacific island on Friday has left neighbouring countries scrambling to assess the full extent of the damage, with the tiny nation cut off from the world.

Navy, air force deployed to aid Tongan tsunami recovery

2022-01-18T07:31+0100dailyadvertiser (en)

The Australian Defence Force has been deployed to assist with humanitarian aid delivery in the South Pacific island nation of Tonga, following the weekend's devastating tsunami. Landing Helicopter Dock HMAS Adelaide left Sydney on Monday, while RAAF P-8A Poseidon Aircraft will be sent to conduct damage assessment over the tsunami-affected areas.

More deaths feared in Tsunami-hit Tonga

2022-01-18T07:31+0100dailyadvertiser (en)

Tonga's small outer islands suffered extensive damage from a massive volcanic eruption and tsunami, a Tongan diplomat says, raising fears of more deaths and injuries. "Alarming" images taken by New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) reconnaissance flights showed an entire village destroyed on Mango island....

Tonga Volcanic Eruption

2022-01-18T07:28+0100wn (en)

A distress signal has been detected in an isolated, low-lying group of islands in the Tonga archipelago following Saturday’s massive volcanic eruption and tsunami, the United Nations said, prompting particular concern for its inhabitants The uninhabited volcanic island of ...

Navy, air force deployed to aid Tongan tsunami recovery

2022-01-18T07:25+0100portstephensexaminer (en)

The Australian Defence Force has been deployed to assist with humanitarian aid delivery in the South Pacific island nation of Tonga, following the weekend's devastating tsunami. Landing Helicopter Dock HMAS Adelaide left Sydney on Monday, while RAAF P-8A Poseidon Aircraft will be sent to conduct damage assessment over the tsunami-affected areas.

Tsunami-hit Tonga islands suffered extensive damage, fears death toll to rise

2022-01-18T07:24+0100channelnewsasia (en)

WELLINGTON: Tonga's small outer islands suffered extensive damage from a massive volcanic eruption and tsunami , a Tongan diplomat said on Tuesday (Jan 18), raising fears of more deaths and injuries. "Alarming" images taken by New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) reconnaissance flights showed an entire....

Footage captures huge boom caused by Tonga volcano eruption

2022-01-18T07:22+0100timesnownews (en)

An underwater volcano erupted near the remote Pacific nation of Tonga on 16 January, sending smoke high up in the air that was captured by satellite imagery. The massive eruption triggered large tsunami waves across the shores that ended up flooding coastlines from Japan to the United States.

Tsunami-hit Tonga islands suffered extensive damage, fears death toll to rise

2022-01-18T07:18+0100gazette (en)

By Kirsty Needham and Praveen Menon. SYDNEY/WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Tonga's small outer islands suffered extensive damage from a massive volcanic eruption and tsunami, a Tongan diplomat said on Tuesday, raising fears of more deaths and injuries. "Alarming" images taken by New Zealand Defence Force....

The Tonga volcano that caused a tsunami in the Pacific disappeared after the violent eruption

2022-01-18T07:16+0100california18 (en)

Satellite images show that the Tonga volcano whose violent eruption caused a tsunami in the Pacific Ocean has practically disappeared after the explosion recorded on Saturday , one of the most powerful in three decades. Recent photographs from the United Nations Satellite Center (UNOSAT) reveal that....

Navy, air force deployed to aid Tongan tsunami recovery

2022-01-18T07:10+0100westernadvocate (en)

The Australian Defence Force has been deployed to assist with humanitarian aid delivery in the South Pacific island nation of Tonga, following the weekend's devastating tsunami. Landing Helicopter Dock HMAS Adelaide left Sydney on Monday, while RAAF P-8A Poseidon Aircraft will be sent to conduct damage assessment over the tsunami-affected areas.

Tsunami in Tonga: the damage caused by the violent eruption of the volcano

2022-01-18T07:08+0100today24 (en)

The massive volcanic eruption in Tonga, which triggered tsunami waves on Saturday, filled these South Pacific islands with ash, as well as cutting off electricity and damaging communications. Up to 80,000 people could have been affected, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) told the BBC.

Tonga eruption and tsunami: New Zealand families still waiting to hear from loved ones

2022-01-18T07:07+0100rnz-co-nz (en)

Tongans in New Zealand, who have been endlessly trying to reach family and friends back home, are worried about how their loved ones are getting by. Air crew stack and secure pallets of disaster relief supplies to be sent to Tonga by Royal New Zealand Air Force, in the wake of a tsunami triggered by a volcanic eruption in January.

Moderate earthquake of magnitude 4.5 just reported 83 km southwest of Manado, Indonesia

2022-01-18T07:02+0100volcanodiscovery (en)

A magnitude 4.5 earthquake near Manado, North Sulawesi, Indonesia , was reported only 10 minutes ago by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at an intermediate to....

Tonga eruption and tsunami: New Zealand families still waiting to hear from loved ones

2022-01-18T06:53+0100radionz (en)

Tongans in New Zealand, who have been endlessly trying to reach family and friends back home, are worried about how their loved ones are getting by. Air crew stack and secure pallets of disaster relief supplies to be sent to Tonga by Royal New Zealand Air Force, in the wake of a tsunami triggered by a volcanic eruption in January.

Tonga eruption: Images from New Zealand Defence Force show island covered in ash

2022-01-18T06:52+0100nzherald (en)

New images taken during a Royal New Zealand Air Force reconnaissance flight to Tonga shows the Pacific nation blanketed in ash. Yesterday, Royal New Zealand Air Force P-3K2 Orion left for Tonga to assess the damage following the volcanic eruption and tsunami.

Tsunami-hit Tonga islands suffered extensive damage, fears death toll t..

2022-01-18T06:49+01004-traders (en)

"Alarming" images taken by New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) reconnaissance flights showed an entire village destroyed on Mango island and numerous buildings missing on nearby Atata island, said the diplomat, Tonga's deputy head of mission in Australia, Curtis Tu'ihalangingie.

Tsunami-hit Tonga islands suffered 'catastrophic' damage-reports

2022-01-18T06:48+0100gazette (en)

By Kirsty Needham and Praveen Menon. SYDNEY/WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Tonga's small outer islands suffered extensive damage from a massive volcanic eruption https://www.reuters.com/business/environment/impact-assessment-aid-efforts-underway-world-responds-tonga-tsunami-2022-01-16 and tsunami, a Tongan....

Reports of ‘significant damage’ in Tonga after eruption, tsunami

2022-01-18T06:38+0100aljazeera-en (en)

There are reports of ‘significant damage’ in parts of the Pacific island nation of Tonga following Saturday’s massive volcanic eruption and tsunami with New Zealand and Australia preparing to send humanitarian assistance amid limited international communications.

Scientists Struggle to Monitor Tonga Volcano After Massive Eruption

2022-01-18T06:28+0100theepochtimes (en)

SINGAPORE—Scientists are struggling to monitor an active volcano that erupted off the South Pacific island of Tonga at the weekend, after the explosion destroyed its sea-level crater and drowned its mass, obscuring it from satellites. The eruption of Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai volcano, which sits on....

Brother laments British woman who died in Tonga tsunami

2022-01-18T06:26+0100yahoo-sg (en)

The 50-year-old woman, Angela Glover, ran a dog charity in Tonga before the pacific nation was hit by a tsunami triggered by a massive underwater volcanic eruption on Saturday. Her brother, Nick Eleini, said the family was "shattered" at the loss of the "emotional heart of our family.

Dog belonging to Brighton woman who died in Tonga tsunami recovered

2022-01-18T06:26+0100theargus (en)

A DOG belonging to a woman who died during a tsunami in Tonga has been found alive. Angela Glover was killed while trying to rescue her dogs after the eruption of an underwater volcano triggered a tsunami. The 50-year-old, who ran a dog rescue centre in Tonga's capital Nuku'alofa, and her husband James Glover were hit by the 1.

Body of missing British woman found in Tonga

2022-01-18T06:25+0100bssnews (en)

LONDON, Jan 18, 2022 (BSS/AFP) - The body of a British woman swept away by a devastating tsunami that struck Tonga has been found, her brother said in a statement received Tuesday. A massive underwater volcanic blast near the Pacific island on Friday has left neighbouring countries scrambling to....

Navy, air force deployed to aid Tongan tsunami recovery

2022-01-18T06:25+0100maitlandmercury (en)

The Australian Defence Force has been deployed to assist with humanitarian aid delivery in the South Pacific island nation of Tonga, following the weekend's devastating tsunami. Landing Helicopter Dock HMAS Adelaide left Sydney on Monday, while RAAF P-8A Poseidon Aircraft will be sent to conduct damage assessment over the tsunami-affected areas.

WHO supports whole-of-UN response to volcanic eruption and tsunami in Tonga

2022-01-18T06:25+0100reliefWeb (en)

The World Health Organization (WHO) is closely coordinating with other United Nations agencies and partners to support the response to the recent volcanic eruption and tsunami in Tonga, including acting as a central channel of information in the face of continued telecommunications outages.

Tonga volcano: first pictures after eruption show islands blanketed in ash, as two deaths confirmed

2022-01-18T06:25+0100yahoo-sg (en)

Pictures from a New Zealand defence force surveillance flight and UN satellite images show land and trees coated in ash. Some of the first images have emerged from Tonga’s volcano and tsunami-hit islands, after a New Zealand defence force surveillance flight returned from the cut-off country, as two....

‘Not knowing is heartbreaking’: sleepless nights among Tongan diaspora after contact with country cut off

2022-01-18T06:25+0100yahoo-sg (en)

“I would say I’ve had four hours [of sleep each night] at the most,” says Taumoepeau, a Tongan-Australian artist and activist based in Sydney. Many in the Tongan diaspora community feel the same. Some, like Taumoepeau, have been tuning in to Facebook livestreams from Tongan churches, media outlets....

Navy, air force deployed to aid Tongan tsunami recovery

2022-01-18T06:21+0100canberratimes (en)

The Australian Defence Force has been deployed to assist with humanitarian aid delivery in the South Pacific island nation of Tonga, following the weekend's devastating tsunami. Landing Helicopter Dock HMAS Adelaide left Sydney on Monday, while RAAF P-8A Poseidon Aircraft will be sent to conduct damage assessment over the tsunami-affected areas.

When the lines go down: What Tonga disaster reveals about global telecom

2022-01-18T06:17+0100business-standard (en)

In the wake of a violent volcanic eruption in Tonga, much of the communication with residents on the islands remains at a standstill. In our modern, highly-connected world, more than 95% of global data transfer occurs along fibre-optic cables that criss-cross Breakage or interruption to this....

MIL-OSI New Zealand: DART network proves invaluable in assessing tsunami threat following the Hunga...

2022-01-18T06:10+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: GNS Science. DART (Deep-ocean Assessment and Reporting of Tsunami) buoys are deep-ocean instruments that monitor changes in sea level. They detect tsunami by measuring changes in water pressure via sea floor sensors. Right now, they are the only accurate way we can rapidly confirm a tsunami has been generated before it reaches our coast.

Distress signal detected in low-lying Tongan island

2022-01-18T06:10+0100urdupoint (en)

Wellington, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 18th Jan, 2022 ) :A distress signal has been detected in a low-lying Tongan island following the volcanic eruption and , the United Nations said Tuesday as the first death was reported. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs....

Tongan Disaster Relief And Recovery – Expert Reaction

2022-01-18T06:09+0100scoop-co-nz (en)

“Evidence from previous disaster research suggests that psychosocial needs are immediate and are likely to continue long term. Psychosocial recovery plans and interventions need, as much as possible, to be culturally relevant and evidence informed, flexible enough to stay relevant to the evolving....

DART Network Proves Invaluable In Assessing Tsunami Threat Following The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai Eruption

2022-01-18T06:09+0100scoop-co-nz (en)

DART (Deep-ocean Assessment and Reporting of Tsunami) buoys are deep-ocean instruments that monitor changes in sea level. They detect tsunami by measuring changes in water pressure via sea floor sensors. Right now, they are the only accurate way we can rapidly confirm a tsunami has been generated before it reaches our coast.

Navy, air force deployed to aid Tongan tsunami recovery

2022-01-18T06:07+0100bordermail (en)

The Australian Defence Force has been deployed to assist with humanitarian aid delivery in the South Pacific island nation of Tonga, following the weekend's devastating tsunami. Landing Helicopter Dock HMAS Adelaide left Sydney on Monday, while RAAF P-8A Poseidon Aircraft will be sent to conduct damage assessment over the tsunami-affected areas.

‘Extensive damage’ in tsunami-struck Tonga

2022-01-18T06:05+0100heraldsun (en)

Aid agencies reported "extensive damage" in the Pacific island nation of Tonga on Tuesday following a massive underwater volcanic blast and tsunami, as the first death from the disaster was confirmed. Early indications of the scale of the crisis on the virtually cut-off island kingdom were emerging....

Significant Damage In Tsunami-Struck Tonga, See Satellite Images

2022-01-18T06:03+0100ndtvnews (en)

The full extent of a massive volcanic eruption in Tonga that triggered tsunami waves around the Pacific is apparent in new satellite images that show the aftermath of the extensive damage caused by the disaster. Three days after the volcanic eruption, early indications of the scale of the crisis on....

Despite tsunami advisory, tourists flocked to ocean

2022-01-18T06:02+0100wkbn (en)

PORTLAND, Ore. ( KOIN ) – On Saturday, a volcanic eruption in the Pacific Ocean forced a tsunami advisory for the entire West Coast . Despite being told to stay away, some people headed straight to Oregon’s beaches to see the waves. Beaches along the Oregon coastline warned tourists and residents of....

SPCA mourns loss of ‘inspirational’ Tonga tsunami victim

2022-01-18T05:59+0100tvnz (en)

SPCA New Zealand have paid tribute to British woman Angela Glover, whose body was found after being swept away in the tsunami in Tonga on Saturday. Angela Glover. (Source: Facebook/SPCA) Glover had run a dog rescue in Nuku'alofa and had gone to save her dogs when the tsunami hit.

Images reveal devastation of Tonga eruption, tsunami

2022-01-18T05:59+0100tvnz (en)

Meanwhile, images have been released of the devastation on some of the smaller islands. A helicopter shot from the New Zealand Defence Force shows the devastation on Tonga's Fonoifua Island. (Source: NZDF) Catastrophic damage was reported at Mango Island and Atata Island, with Mango Island's entire village reported to have been destroyed.

Significant damage reported on Tonga's main island after volcanic eruption, tsunami

2022-01-18T05:54+0100flipboard (en)

The New Zealand High Commission and the UN have reported damage on the island nation of Tonga after Saturday's volcanic eruption. Relief measures are … The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has plans to launch its own website to help people find stores stocked with rapid antigen tests after witnessing … ....

Tonga tragedy prompts PM to check if Thailand’s prepared for another tsunami

2022-01-18T05:49+0100phuketgazette (en)

That reminds me… The recent volcanic eruption on the island of Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai in Tonga has prompted the Thai PM to check Thailand’s preparedness in the event of another tsunami. According to a Nation Thailand report, the PM has instructed relevant agencies to keep an eye on developments....

Images Show Damage to Tongan Capital After Powerful Volcanic Eruption

2022-01-18T05:48+0100news_com_au (en)

Satellite images released on January 18 show the aftermath of the powerful eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano that triggered a tsunami on the South Pacific nation of Tonga on January 15. Maxar Technologies collected images showing the port and houses in the capital of Nuku’alofa covered in ash.

Tonga Volcano Destroyed After Eruption, Satellite Imagery Shows

2022-01-18T05:48+0100news_com_au (en)

Satellite images released on January 18 show the aftermath of the powerful eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano that triggered a tsunami on the South Pacific nation of Tonga on January 15. When compared to satellite images taken in April and December 2021, newly collected images by....

Volcanic ash delays aid to Tonga as scale of damage emerges Thick ash on an airport runway was delaying aid deliveries to the Pacific island nation of Tonga, where significant damage was being reported days after a huge undersea volcanic eruption and tsunami.

2022-01-18T05:47+0100ground-news (en)

Volcanic ash delays aid to Tonga as scale of damage emerges. By NICK PERRY Associated PressWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Thick ash on an airport runway was delaying aid deliveries to the Pacific island nation of Tonga, where significant damage was being reported days after a huge undersea volcanic eruption and tsunami.

UN, agencies prepare relief efforts following Tonga volcano eruption

2022-01-18T05:46+0100thestatesman (en)

The UN and its partner agencies are readying relief efforts for the remote South Pacific island nation of Tonga following the massive eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano on January 15 that triggered a tsunami, a spokesman of the world body said.

Aid to Tonga after volcanic eruption, tsunami delayed by thick ash on airport runway 18 mins

2022-01-18T05:41+0100cknw (en)

U.N. humanitarian officials and Tonga’s government “report significant infrastructural damage around Tongatapu,” U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said. “There has been no contact from the Ha’apai Group of islands, and we are particularly concerned about two small low-lying islands — Mango and Fonoi....

Tonga tsunami: Auckland Council technical experts on standby to help with clean-up

2022-01-18T05:31+0100Stuff (en)

technical experts are being made available to assist with the recovery efforts in Tonga. The council’s governance director Phil Wilson said Manukau Ward councillors Efeso Collins and Alf Filipaina, along with mayor Phil Goff, reached out to council management about offering the aid.

'Died doing what you loved': Tributes for woman killed in tsunami

2022-01-18T05:28+0100yahoo-au (en)

Tributes have rolled in for British woman Angela Glover who was killed by the tsunami in Tonga after a large volcanic eruption on Saturday. Her body was found by her husband James Glover who organised a search effort after she was washed away trying to save dogs, Angela's brother Nick Eleini told Sky News on Tuesday.

Water leaks indicate new damage at Fukushima nuclear plant

2022-01-18T05:24+0100qnewshub (en)

Cooling water levels have fallen in two reactors at the wrecked Fukushima nuclear plant since a powerful earthquake hit the area last weekend, indicating possible additional damage, its operator said Friday. New damage could further complicate the plant’s already difficult decommissioning process, which is expected to take decades.

Aid to Tonga after volcanic eruption, tsunami delayed by thick ash on airport runway

2022-01-18T05:19+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

U.N. humanitarian officials and Tonga’s government “report significant infrastructural damage around Tongatapu,” U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said. “There has been no contact from the Ha’apai Group of islands, and we are particularly concerned about two small low-lying islands — Mango and Fonoi....

DART network proves invaluable in assessing tsunami threat following eruption

2022-01-18T05:18+0100voxy (en)

Aotearoa New Zealand’s network of DART buoys proved vital over the weekend as tsunami experts raced to analyse the tsunami threat to our coastlines following a large, explosive eruption at Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano in Tonga. DART (Deep-ocean Assessment and Reporting of Tsunami) buoys are....

Fiji warned to protect themselves from Tonga volcano ashfall

2022-01-18T05:13+0100tvnz (en)

The Fijian government's warning the country's 900,000 residents to protect themselves from ashfall almost three days after the huge eruption in Tonga. The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai volcano erupted on Saturday evening, cutting much of the communication network in Tonga and sending tsunami waves and surges around the Pacific.

Volcanic ash delays aid to Tonga as scale of damage emerges

2022-01-18T05:06+0100hjnews (en)

This combination of satellite images taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite operated by Japan Meteorological Agency and released by National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), shows an undersea volcano eruption of the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022.

Aid to Tonga after volcanic eruption, tsunami delayed by thick ash on airport runway

2022-01-18T05:02+0100globalnews (en)

U.N. humanitarian officials and Tonga’s government “report significant infrastructural damage around Tongatapu,” U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said. “There has been no contact from the Ha’apai Group of islands, and we are particularly concerned about two small low-lying islands — Mango and Fonoi....

Briton killed in Tonga tsunami as she tried to rescue dogs

2022-01-18T04:59+0100bdnews24 (en)

Angela Glover, 50, had been living in the South Pacific archipelago with her husband James since the couple married and set up the Tonga Animal Welfare Society to provide shelter and rehabilitation to stray dogs before rehoming them. "I understand that this terrible accident came about as they tried....

Despite tsunami advisory, tourists flocked to ocean

2022-01-18T04:58+0100krqe (en)

PORTLAND, Ore. ( KOIN ) – On Saturday, a volcanic eruption in the Pacific Ocean forced a tsunami advisory for the entire West Coast . Despite being told to stay away, some people headed straight to Oregon’s beaches to see the waves. Beaches along the Oregon coastline warned tourists and residents of....

Body of missing British woman found in Tonga

2022-01-18T04:55+0100manilastandard-ph (en)

This handout photo taken on January 17, 2022 and received on January 18 from the New Zealand Defence Force shows a P-3K2 Orion aircraft flying over Nomuka in Tonga that shows ash on the rooves of homes and surrounding vegetation, after the eruption of the Hunga-Tonga – Hunga-Haa’pai volcano on January 15.

Yes, a tsunami could hit Sydney causing flooding and dangerous currents...

2022-01-18T04:50+0100menafn (en)

- The Conversation) Sulawesi's recent tsunami is a striking reminder of the devastating, deadly effects that the sudden arrival of a large volume of water can have. Published today, our new research shows what might happen if a tsunami hit Sydney Harbour. A large tsunami could cause significant flooding in Manly.

British woman swept away by wave named as first fatality in Tonga as flights survey tsunami…

2022-01-18T04:48+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

New Zealand and Australia were able to send military surveillance flights to Tonga yesterday to assess the damage a huge undersea volcanic eruption left in the Pacific island nation. A towering ash cloud since Saturday’s eruption had prevented earlier flights.

Body of missing British woman found in Tonga

2022-01-18T04:46+0100timesofindia (en)

away by a devastating tsunami that struck Tonga has been found, her brother said in a statement received Tuesday. A massive underwater volcanic blast near the Pacific island on Friday has left neighbouring countries scrambling to assess the full extent of the damage, with the tiny nation cut off from the world.

Tonga volcano: first pictures after eruption show islands blanketed in ash, as two deaths confirmed - The Guardian

2022-01-18T04:43+0100google-top-stories (en)

S ome of the first images have emerged from Tonga’s volcano and tsunami-hit islands, after a New Zealand defence force surveillance flight returned from the cut-off country, as two deaths from the disaster have been confirmed in Tonga. Aerial photography of Nomuka, a small island in the southern....

Bay Area Tongan Community Waiting for Answers From Family, Friends After Tsunami

2022-01-18T04:24+0100nbcbayarea (en)

Workers at Takemoana Foods in Redwood City are trying their best to conduct business as usual but they know what the community is going through is anything but normal. There are only a few images coming out of Tonga as officials there try to restore communications. Those who got some word early are not encouraged.

Distress signal detected in low-lying Tongan island

2022-01-18T04:24+0100sinacom-en (en)

Reuters. An eruption occurs at the underwater volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai off Tonga, on January 14, in this screen grab obtained from a social media video. A distress signal has been detected in a low-lying Tongan island following the volcanic eruption and tsunami, the United Nations said on Tuesday as the first death was reported.

Tonga tsunami: ash-covered airport hampers relief efforts after volcanic eruption

2022-01-18T04:21+0100scmp (en)

Ash-covered homes and vegetation in Tonga’s Nomuka after the island nation was hit by a tsunami triggered by an undersea volcanic eruption on Saturday. Photo: New Zealand Defence Force/Reuters. Tonga tsunami: ash-covered airport hampers relief efforts after volcanic eruption.

Volcanic ash delays aid to Tonga as damage reports emerge

2022-01-18T04:20+0100hjnews (en)

In this photo provided by the New Zealand Defense Force, volcanic ash covers roof tops and vegetation in an area of Tonga, Monday, Jan. 17, 2022. Thick ash on an airport runway was delaying aid deliveries to the Pacific island nation of Tonga, where significant damage was being reported days after a huge undersea volcanic eruption and tsunami.

British woman swept away by wave named as first fatality in Tonga as flights survey tsunami damage

2022-01-18T04:20+0100independent-ie (en)

New Zealand and Australia were able to send military surveillance flights to Tonga yesterday to assess the damage a huge undersea volcanic eruption left in the Pacific island nation. A towering ash cloud since Saturday’s eruption had prevented earlier flights.

Volcanic ash delays aid to Tonga as damage reports emerge

2022-01-18T04:20+0100bendbulletin (en)

In this photo provided by the New Zealand Defense Force, volcanic ash covers roof tops and vegetation in an area of Tonga, on Monday. Thick ash on an airport runway was delaying aid deliveries to the Pacific island nation of Tonga, where significant damage was being reported days after a huge undersea volcanic eruption and tsunami.

Distress beacon from islands near Tonga eruption site detected

2022-01-18T04:18+0100newsbreak-USA (en)

Jan. 17 (UPI) -- A distress signal emanating from a pair of isolated, low-lying islands near Tonga has been detected in the wake of this weekend's undersea volcano eruption, United Nations officials said Monday. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said the distress beacon is....

The Pacific project / Tonga volcano: first pictures after eruption show islands blanketed in…

2022-01-18T04:14+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

S ome of the first images have emerged from Tonga’s volcano and tsunami-hit islands, after a New Zealand defence force surveillance flight returned from the cut-off country, as two deaths from the disaster have been confirmed. Aerial photography of Nomuka, a small island in the southern part of the....

Apocalyptic images from Tonga: an exploding volcano has left all of New Zealand unconnected Video – 15min

2022-01-18T04:11+0100diglogs (en)

Apocalyptic images from Tonga: an exploding volcano has left all of New Zealand unconnected Video 15min; In Tonga, a major volcanic eruption that caused a tsunami caused significant damage: “bombs thought” LRT; Reminiscent of a nuclear bomb explosion: satellites captured a huge volcanic eruption....

Tonga tsunami: Anxious wait for news after Tonga cut off

2022-01-18T04:11+0100pakobserver (en)

Watch dramatic video of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai erupting the day before it triggered a tsunami. Tongans living overseas are facing an anxious wait for news of loved ones after a volcano triggered a tsunami. The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai volcano erupted on Saturday, about 65km (40 miles) north of the capital Nuku’alofa.

Ash-covered islands in first images after eruption, two deaths confirmed

2022-01-18T04:03+0100printveela (en)

WITH Some of the first images were taken from the Tonga volcano and the tsunami-hit islands after a New Zealand Defense Force reconnaissance aircraft returned from the cut-off country as two deaths were confirmed from the disaster. An aerial photograph of Nomuk, a small island in the southern part....

Volcanic ash delays aid to Tonga as damage reports emerge

2022-01-18T04:01+0100whig (en)

In this photo provided by the New Zealand Defense Force, volcanic ash covers roof tops and vegetation in an area of Tonga, Monday, Jan. 17, 2022. Thick ash on an airport runway was delaying aid deliveries to the Pacific island nation of Tonga, where significant damage was being reported days after a huge undersea volcanic eruption and tsunami.

Body Of Missing British Woman Found In Tonga

2022-01-18T04:01+0100barrons (en)

The body of a British woman swept away by a devastating tsunami that struck Tonga has been found, her brother said in a statement received Tuesday. A massive underwater volcanic blast near the Pacific island on Friday has left neighbouring countries scrambling to assess the full extent of the damage, with the tiny nation cut off from the world.

Tonga volcano: first pictures after eruption show islands blanketed in ash, as two deaths confirmed

2022-01-18T03:57+0100guardian (en)

S ome of the first images have emerged from Tonga’s volcano and tsunami-hit islands, after a New Zealand defence force surveillance flight returned from the cut-off country, as two deaths from the disaster have been confirmed. Aerial photography of Nomuka, a small island in the southern part of the....

Distress Signal Detected In Low-lying Tongan Island

2022-01-18T03:56+0100ibtimes (en)

A distress signal has been detected in a low-lying Tongan island following the volcanic eruption and tsunami, the United Nations said Tuesday as the first death was reported. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs expressed concern for two islands, Mango and Fonoi, after....

Significant damage keeping much-needed aid from reaching Tonga

2022-01-18T03:55+0100CBC (en)

Significant damage was reported along the western coast of Tonga's main island and outer islands on Tuesday following a massive volcanic eruption and tsunami, but a closed airport and downed communications are hampering international relief efforts. The New Zealand High Commission reported the....

Distress signal detected in low-lying Tongan island

2022-01-18T03:43+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

A distress signal has been detected in a low-lying Tongan island following the volcanic eruption and tsunami, the United Nations said Tuesday as the first death was reported. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs expressed concern for two islands, Mango and Fonoi, after....

New Imagery Shows Ash-Covered Tongan Island of Nomuka

2022-01-18T03:33+0100news_com_au (en)

New imagery from a surveillance aircraft sent to Tonga by the New Zealand Defence Force on January 17 shows the small island of Nomuka covered in ash after a colossal underwater volcanic eruption on Saturday. The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano erupted on Saturday evening, triggering tsunami....

World Tonga cut off Tonga’s Internet may remain down for two weeks

2022-01-18T03:31+0100tribuneonline (en)

SYDNEY, Australia (AFP) — Tonga was virtually cut off from the rest of the world Monday after a massive volcanic blast that crippled communications with the Pacific island nation, and experts warned internet connection may not be fully restored for weeks.

Body of missing British woman found in Tonga

2022-01-18T03:26+0100yahoo-sg (en)

The body of a British woman swept away by a devastating tsunami that struck Tonga has been found, her brother said in a statement received Tuesday. A massive underwater volcanic blast near the Pacific island on Friday has left neighbouring countries scrambling to assess the full extent of the damage, with the tiny nation cut off from the world.

Scientists struggle to monitor Tonga volcano after massive eruption Reuters

2022-01-18T03:26+0100AsiaOne (en)

SINGAPORE - Scientists are struggling to monitor an active volcano that erupted off the South Pacific island of Tonga at the weekend, after the explosion destroyed its sea-level crater and drowned its mass, obscuring it from satellites. The eruption of Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano, which sits....

Possibility of more volcanic blasts, tsunamis after Tonga eruption remains to be seen: U.S. volcanologist

2022-01-18T03:22+0100ecns (en)

A volcanologist from the United States Geological Survey (USGS) told local media that whether there would be more volcanic blasts or tsunami warnings for the U.S. West Coast after the underwater volcanic eruption near Tonga remained to be seen. Wendy Stovall, volcanologist with the USGS Volcano....

Tonga reveals vulnerability of small island states: UN General Assembly president

2022-01-18T03:22+0100ecns (en)

UN General Assembly President Abdulla Shahid said Monday that the massive volcano eruption in Tonga and the ensuing tsunami demonstrate the vulnerability of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to natural disasters. The usual response options, when it comes to SIDS, are limited. There is limited higher ground.

Tonga volcano: distress signal detected in low-lying islands after eruption, as first death reported | Tonga volcano

2022-01-18T03:16+0100dailymaverick (en)

A distress signal has been detected in an isolated, low-lying group of Tongan islands after Saturday’s huge volcanic eruption, even as most external communications remain down, and diaspora families anxiously await news. Reuters reports that the UN detected the distress signal on Monday, prompting....

Tonga volcanic eruption captured in dramatic satellite footage - New York Post

2022-01-18T03:13+0100google-top-stories (en)

Tonga volcanic eruption captured in dramatic satellite footage. Dramatic satellite footage has captured the sheer power of the underwater volcanic eruption near Tonga , showing a monstrous plume of ash and smoke bursting from the ocean’s surface. The eruption of the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai....

Shocking images show island 'almost completely wiped out'

2022-01-18T03:12+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Shocking photos show Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai island has virtually disappeared after an underwater volcanic eruption near Tonga triggered a tsunami on Saturday. First satellite images of the island 65km north of Nuku'alofa show the extent of the devastating eruption.

Satellite images reveal devastation of Tonga eruption, tsunami

2022-01-18T02:59+0100tvnz (en)

Satellite images have revealed the extent of the devastation caused by a volcanic eruption and tsunami in Tonga over the weekend. Water and potential infrastructure damage in Kolomotu’a Village, Kolomotu’a District, Tongatapu Division. (Source: United Nations Satellite Centre) Communication....

Shock waves may have caused volcano tsunami

2022-01-18T02:54+0100thenews-pk (en)

Paris: A rare volcano-triggered tsunami sparked by the eruption of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai in Tonga could have been caused by shock waves or shifting underwater land, experts said on Monday. GNS Tsunami Duty Officer Jonathan Hanson said it probably occurred in part thanks to a previous eruption of the same volcano one day earlier.

”I haven’t heard from my father”

2022-01-18T02:49+0100archyde (en)

The Pacific suffered an underwater volcanic eruption that caused a tsunami that affected several countries in the geographical area. The capital of Tonga was one of the most affected cities, like a beach north of Peru where two deaths were recorded. The volcano in question was Southern-Ha’apai....

17 news sources reported on this L 23% C 46% R 31% Distress signal detected in low-lying Tongan island; first death reported after eruption and tsunamiA distress signal has been detected near an isolated, low-lying group of islands in Tonga in the wake of the massive volcanic eruption and tsunami, the United Nations said Monday.

2022-01-18T02:45+0100ground-news (en)

Distress signal detected in low-lying Tongan island. A distress signal has been detected in a low-lying Tongan island following the volcanic eruption and tsunami, the United Nations said Tuesday as the first death was reported. Distress signal detected in low-lying Tongan islands after volcano eruption, as first death reported.

They detected another “major volcanic eruption” in Tonga, two days after the one that caused a tsunami

2022-01-18T02:34+0100today24 (en)

A new Volcanic ‘major eruption’ detected in Tonga , where some 80,000 people are at risk of suffering the consequences of what caused a tsunami in the Pacific two days ago, a monitoring station in Darwin, Australia reported on Monday. The last eruption was detected at 10:10 p.m. GMT on Sunday (7:10 p.

Situation in Tonga following the volcano eruption

2022-01-18T02:24+0100reliefWeb (en)

Following the powerful underwater volcano eruption in Tonga on Saturday (Jan. 15), we continue to seek further information. Communications with our Tongan partners remains challenging. We continue to liaise with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade and disaster response agencies on behalf of....

PSGDN calls for equality for margainalised groups in Tonga

2022-01-18T02:23+0100fijitimes (en)

The Pacific Sexual and Gender Diversity Network (PSGDN) called on the state parties and humanitarian actors providing relief-support in Tonga to ensure that the principle of do no harm, when delivering services, is adhered to and made a priority. PSGDN chief executive officer Isikeli Vulavou said....

Tsunami Advisory Lifted in Bay Area, Other West Coast Areas After Undersea Volcano Eruption

2022-01-18T02:23+0100nbcbayarea (en)

In Berkeley, evacuation orders were for boats and docks at the Berkeley Marina , according to a police spokesperson. Berkeley police told NBC Bay Area that 113 people were evacuated form the Marine shoreline area and access was restricted as a mandatory evacuation order was issued.

No Flooding Expected in SF Residential and Business Areas

2022-01-18T02:23+0100nbcbayarea (en)

Residential and business flooding is not expected in San Francisco, but people in San Francisco should stay out of the water and away from the beaches all day, the San Francisco Department of Emergency Management said Saturday morning. The department earlier issued an advisory telling the public in....

Distress signal detected in low-lying Tongan island

2022-01-18T02:20+0100timesnownews (en)

A distress signal has been detected in a low-lying Tongan island following the volcanic eruption and tsunami, the United Nations said Tuesday as the first death was reported. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs expressed concern for two islands, Mango and Fonoi, after....

Emergency signal one of the few signs of life from volcanic Tonga

2022-01-18T02:08+0100california18 (en)

The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano, located on an uninhabited island 65 kilometers north of the capital Nuku’alofa, had a violent eruption both Saturday and Sunday. It went about 30 miles up in the air, and ash, gas and acid rain fell again over large parts of the Pacific region.

British woman swept away by wave is first death of Tonga tsunami tragedy

2022-01-18T02:08+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

British woman swept away by wave while trying to save dogs is first Tonga tsunami death, family says. A British woman who went missing after a massive underwater volcanic eruption resulted in tsunami waves hitting the Pacific nation of Tonga has been found dead, her family says, the island's first reported death in the disaster.

2 Drown in Peru After Tonga Tsunami Reaches Latin America

2022-01-18T01:45+0100breitbart-com (en)

“Two people drowned off a beach in northern Peru due to high waves caused by the tsunami,” Reuters reported on January 17. The impact of Tonga’s tsunami on January 15 — caused by a volcanic eruption that decimated the uninhabited Tongan island of Hunga-Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai — reached Latin America’s....

Effects of volcanic eruption in Tonga recorded in New York

2022-01-18T01:31+0100yourerie (en)

This satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite operated by Japan Meteorological Agency and released by National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. (NICT via AP) ALBANY, N.

Distress signal detected in low-lying Tongan island; first death reported after eruption and tsunami

2022-01-18T01:25+0100channelnewsasia (en)

WELLINGTON: A distress signal has been detected in a low-lying Tongan island following the volcanic eruption and tsunami , the United Nations said on Tuesday (Jan 18) as the first death was reported. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) expressed concern for two islands,....

Distress signal detected in low-lying Tonga island

2022-01-18T01:18+0100trtworld (en)

A satellite image shows Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano's SO2 (sulfur dioxide) cloud travelling through the Pacific on January 17, 2022. (Reuters) A distress signal has been detected in a low-lying Tongan island following the volcanic eruption and tsunami, the United Nations said as the first death was reported.

Distress signal detected in low-lying Tongan island

2022-01-18T01:17+0100digitaljournal (en)

A distress signal has been detected in a low-lying Tongan island following the volcanic eruption and tsunami, the United Nations said Tuesday as the first death was reported. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs expressed concern for two islands, Mango and Fonoi, after....

Distress signal detected in low-lying Tonga island

2022-01-18T01:08+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

A satellite image shows Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano's SO2 (sulfur dioxide) cloud travelling through the Pacific on January 17, 2022. (Reuters) A distress signal has been detected in a low-lying Tongan island following the volcanic eruption and tsunami, the United Nations said as the first death was reported.

Tonga volcano ash hinders response

2022-01-18T01:05+0100dailynews-lk (en)

TONGA: The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption began to recede Sunday, but the massive ash cloud covering the tiny island nation of Tonga prevented surveillance flights from New Zealand to assess the extent of damage.

Tonga remains cut off after a massive eruption and tsunami. Here’s what we know.

2022-01-18T00:58+0100eastidahonews (en)

On social media, footage showed people fleeing as waves inundated Tonga’s capital, Nuku’alofa, and the afternoon sky turned pitch black due to the heavy ash cloud. Tsunami waves were also recorded thousands of miles away along the United States’ West Coast, in Peru, New Zealand and Japan .

18/01/2022 Distress signal detected in low-lying Tongan island

2022-01-18T00:55+0100rfi-en (en)

The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs expressed concern for two islands, Mango and Fonoi, after surveillance flights confirmed "substantial property damage" from Saturday's eruption but there had been no contact with residents. "An active distress beacon had been detected from Mango," the OCHA said.

Missing British woman’s family ‘devastated’ as body found after Tonga tsunami

2022-01-18T00:42+0100digitpatrox (en)

The physique of a British lady who went lacking after a tsunami swept Tonga has been discovered, her brother stated on Monday.Brighton-born Angela Glover was washed away by a wave when she and her husband, James, who personal the Pleased Sailor Tattoo in Nuku’alofa, had gone to rescue their canine.

The Pacific project / Distress signal detected in low-lying Tongan islands after volcano…

2022-01-18T00:31+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

A distress signal has been detected in an isolated, low-lying group of Tongan islands after Saturday’s huge volcanic eruption, even as most external communications remain down, and diaspora families anxiously await news. Reuters reports that the UN detected the distress signal on Monday, prompting....

Communications In Tonga Could Take Two Weeks To Restore Following Tsunami

2022-01-18T00:30+0100entornointeligente (en)

Entornointeligente.com / It may take as much as two weeks to fully restore communications in Tonga after the massive volcanic blast that triggered a tsunami. Some of the islands’ communications and power have now been restored, but the internet may be out for a while longer because of damage to an undersea cable.

Distress signal detected in low-lying Tongan island

2022-01-18T00:28+0100BangkokPost (en)

WELLINGTON - A distress signal has been detected in a low-lying Tongan island following the volcanic eruption and tsunami, the United Nations said Tuesday as the first death was reported. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs expressed concern for two islands, Mango and Fonoi,....

Tonga volcano tsunami

2022-01-18T00:26+0100pri (en)

A massive, underwater volcano near the South Pacific island nation of Tonga erupted on Saturday. The eruption was so violent that it sent tsunami waves across the Pacific from Japan to California. Since then, reports have emerged from Tonga of battered coastlines, damaged buildings and fallen ash blanketing the landscape.

Distress signal detected in low-lying Tongan island

2022-01-18T00:26+0100yahoo-sg (en)

A distress signal has been detected in a low-lying Tongan island following the volcanic eruption and tsunami, the United Nations said Tuesday as the first death was reported. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs expressed concern for two islands, Mango and Fonoi, after....

Distress signal detected in low-lying Tongan island

2022-01-18T00:17+0100news-yahoo (en)

A distress signal has been detected in a low-lying Tongan island following the volcanic eruption and tsunami, the United Nations said Tuesday as the first death was reported. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs expressed concern for two islands, Mango and Fonoi, after....

How Tonga volcano eruption pushed out Seattle fog from nearly 6,000 miles away

2022-01-18T00:13+0100kiro7 (en)

Tonga tsunami January 17, 2022 at 2:39 pm PST By MyNorthwest.com The eruption of the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai volcano had the entire West Coast of the United States under a tsunami warning for most of Saturday. But the volcano’s effect on the Seattle area manifested in a different, more peculiar way.

Shock waves, landslides may have caused 'rare' volcano tsunami: experts

2022-01-18T00:09+0100urdupoint (en)

A rare volcano-triggered tsunami sparked by the eruption of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai in Tonga could have been caused by shock waves or shifting underwater land, experts said Monday. Paris, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 17th Jan, 2022 ) :A rare volcano-triggered tsunami sparked by the....

Scientists struggle to monitor Tonga volcano after massive eruption

2022-01-18T00:01+0100GulfDailyNews (en)

Scientists are struggling to monitor an active volcano that erupted off the South Pacific island of Tonga over the weekend, after the explosion destroyed its sea-level crater and drowned its mass, obscuring it from satellites. The eruption of Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano, which sits on the....

Britain dies in Tonga tsunami as it tries to rescue dogs

2022-01-17T23:59+0100printveela (en)

LONDON (Reuters) – A British woman has died after trying to rescue dogs she saw in Tonga following a massive underwater volcanic eruption, her brother said on Monday. Angela Glover, 50, has lived with her husband James‌ in the South Pacific archipelago since the couple married and founded the Tonga....

Distress Signal Detected In Low-lying Tongan Island

2022-01-17T23:59+0100barrons (en)

A distress signal has been detected in a low-lying Tongan island following the volcanic eruption and tsunami, the United Nations said Tuesday as the first death was reported. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs expressed concern for two islands, Mango and Fonoi, after....

Tonga Geologists Observe Undersea Volcanic Eruption

2022-01-17T23:57+0100flipboard (en)

New Zealand and Australia were able to send military surveillance flights to Tonga on Monday to assess the damage a huge undersea volcanic eruption left in the Pacific island nation.A towering ash cloud since Saturday's eruption had prevented earlier flights.

Distress signal detected in low-lying Tongan islands after volcano eruption, as first death reported

2022-01-17T23:56+0100guardian (en)

A distress signal has been detected in an isolated, low-lying group of Tongan islands after Saturday’s huge volcanic eruption, even as most external communications remain down, and diaspora families anxiously await news. Reuters reports that the UN detected the distress signal on Monday, prompting....

UN, agencies prepare relief efforts following Tonga volcano eruption The United Nations and its agencies are readying relief efforts for the remote South Pacific island nation of Tonga following the eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano, a UN spokesman said on Monday, reported Xinhua.

2022-01-17T23:50+0100dailyfinland-fi (en)

The United Nations and its agencies are readying relief efforts for the remote South Pacific island nation of Tonga following the eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano, a UN spokesman said on Monday, reported Xinhua. "Our humanitarian colleagues and the government report significant....

British woman swept away by wave while trying to save dogs is first Tonga tsunami death, family says

2022-01-17T23:48+0100azcentral (en)

A British woman who went missing after a massive underwater volcanic eruption resulted in tsunami waves hitting the Pacific nation of Tonga has been found dead, her family says, the island's first reported death in the disaster. Angela Glover, 50, had been living in Tonga along her husband, James,....

Tonga eruption and tsunami: Call for donations as relief committee prepares to send care packages to families in islands

2022-01-17T23:48+0100nzherald (en)

A newly-established relief committee is calling for donations of containers and goods to send to families in Tonga. The extent of the damage and need in Tonga following the weekend's eruption of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai and the resulting tsunami remained unclear, as the Defence Force prepared to send aid to the islands.

Tonga eruption: Shocking images show Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai almost completely wiped out

2022-01-17T23:48+0100nzherald (en)

Shocking photos show Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai island has virtually disappeared after an underwater volcanic eruption near Tonga triggered a tsunami on Saturday. First satellite images of the island 65km north of Nuku'alofa show the extent of the devastating eruption.

British woman swept away by wave while trying to save dogs is first Tonga tsunami death, family says

2022-01-17T23:47+0100news-yahoo (en)

A British woman who went missing after a massive underwater volcanic eruption resulted in tsunami waves hitting the Pacific nation of Tonga has been found dead, her family says, the island's first reported death in the disaster. Angela Glover, 50, had been living in Tonga along her husband, James,....

Tsunami in Tonga: New Zealand contacts Tonga by satellite phone after eruption of Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai volcano | Jacinda Arden | | WORLD

2022-01-17T23:44+0100archyde (en)

Tsunami in Tonga: New Zealand contacts Tonga by satellite phone after eruption of Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai volcano | Jacinda Arden | | WORLD. The Prime Minister of New Zealand , Jacinda Ardern, indicated this Monday that they have been able to establish communication by satellite telephone with....

British woman swept away by wave is first death of Tonga tsunami tragedy

2022-01-17T23:40+0100usaToday (en)

British woman swept away by wave while trying to save dogs is first Tonga tsunami death, family says. A British woman who went missing after a massive underwater volcanic eruption resulted in tsunami waves hitting the Pacific nation of Tonga has been found dead, her family says, the island's first reported death in the disaster.

Tonga reveals vulnerability of small island states: UN General Assembly president

2022-01-17T23:25+0100xinhuanet-english (en)

UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- UN General Assembly President Abdulla Shahid said Monday that the massive volcano eruption in Tonga and the ensuing tsunami demonstrate the vulnerability of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to natural disasters. The usual response options, when it comes to SIDS, are limited.

Cyclone Cody made predicting Tonga eruption tsunami spread harder

2022-01-17T23:18+0100Stuff (en)

Scientists were unable to predict the speed with which a tsunami would reach New Zealand after the eruption. Instead, Crown research agency GNS Science tracked the tsunami using the network of Deep-ocean Assessment and Report of Tsunamis (DART) buoys littered across the South Pacific.

Powerful Volcanic Blast Not the Cause for 2018 Indonesian Island Collapse

2022-01-17T23:08+0100enn (en)

The dramatic collapse of Indonesia ’s Anak Krakatau volcano in December 2018 resulted from long-term destabilising processes, and was not triggered by any distinct changes in the magmatic system that could have been detected by current monitoring techniques, new research has found.

Tonga’s twin disasters a reminder of our vulnerabilities Editorial | The disasters that hit our Polynesian neighbours on Saturday should also serve as a wake-up call for us, especially the relevant agencies within the Government that are tasked with disaster risk management. By The Editorial Board • 18 January 2022, 6:00AM

2022-01-17T23:06+0100samoaobserver (en)

The violent eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano in Tonga and the devastating tsunami that followed is a stark reminder of how vulnerable we are to the forces of nature. The volcanic eruption exposed the susceptibility of a Pacific island nation, as all communication including the....

British woman killed trying to rescue dogs from Tonga tsunami

2022-01-17T23:05+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

The body of Angela Glover, a 50-year-old British woman, has been found in the aftermath of a huge undersea volcanic eruption that triggered a tsunami. Glover, from Brighton, went missing after an undersea volcano erupted near Tonga on Saturday, which sent large waves crashing along the Pacific nation shorelines.

British woman killed trying to rescue dogs from Tonga tsunami

2022-01-17T23:04+0100globalnews (en)

The body of Angela Glover, a 50-year-old British woman, has been found in the aftermath of a huge undersea volcanic eruption that triggered a tsunami. Glover, from Brighton, went missing after an undersea volcano erupted near Tonga on Saturday, which sent large waves crashing along the Pacific nation shorelines.

British woman killed trying to rescue dogs from Tonga tsunami 18 mins

2022-01-17T23:00+0100cknw (en)

The body of Angela Glover, a 50-year-old British woman, has been found in the aftermath of a huge undersea volcanic eruption that triggered a tsunami. Glover, from Brighton, went missing after an undersea volcano erupted near Tonga on Saturday, which sent large waves crashing along the Pacific nation shorelines.

Tonga tsunami: Flights sent to determine volcano eruption damage as overseas families await news of loved ones

2022-01-17T22:58+0100inews-co-uk (en)

Scientists have mapped the impact of the Tonga volcano that sent shockwaves around the world and severed an undersea cable linking the to the rest of the world. Dave Snider, tsunami warning coordinator for the National Tsunami Warning Center in Palmer, Alaska, said it was very unusual for a volcanic....

Distress beacon from islands near Tonga eruption site detected

2022-01-17T22:57+0100upi (en)

Jan. 17 (UPI) -- A distress signal emanating from a pair of isolated, low-lying islands near Tonga has been detected in the wake of this weekend's undersea volcano eruption, United Nations officials said Monday. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said the distress beacon is....

Possibility of more volcanic blasts, tsunamis after Tonga eruption remains to be seen: U.S. volcanologist

2022-01-17T22:55+0100xinhuanet-english (en)

Video: The satellite images of Xinhua's Space News Lab captures the eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano in Tonga on Jan.15, 2022. (Xinhua) "We will keep an eye out on things as it progresses, but certainly the type of volcano that it is there could be some additional eruptions that are....

Volcanic eruptions: Rare but deadly

2022-01-17T22:48+0100trtworld (en)

Tonga remains cut off from the world two days after an underwater volcano erupted and triggered tsunami alerts across the Pacific, including in Samoa, Australia, Japan, Hawaii, Chile and the US Pacific coast. On January 15, the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano, about 70 km northwest of the nation’s....

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Here's the biggest news you missed this weekend

2022-01-17T22:44+0100azcentral (en)

Suspect killed , hostages safe after Texas synagogue standoff Four hostages are safe and their captor is dead after a tense, hourslong standoff Saturday that began when the man took over services at a Texas synagogue where he could be heard ranting on a livestream and demanding the release of a....

Heilala Vanilla Concern For Tongan Colleagues

2022-01-17T22:42+0100scoop-co-nz (en)

“Heilala Vanilla's New Zealand based team were devastated to learn of the enormous volcanic eruption and follow-on tsunami that occurred in the Kingdom of Tonga on 15th January 2022,” Boggiss said. “The uncertainty is very tough,” Boggiss said. “Our vanilla plantations are above sea level, but we....

Scientists Struggle to Monitor Tonga Volcano After Massive Underwater Eruption Scientists are struggling to monitor an active volcano that erupted off the South…

2022-01-17T22:41+0100marinetechnologynews (en)

Scientists are struggling to monitor an active volcano that erupted off the South Pacific island of Tonga at the weekend, after the explosion destroyed its sea-level crater and drowned its mass, obscuring it from satellites. The eruption of Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano, which sits on the....

Anxious wait for overseas Tongans after huge eruption

2022-01-17T22:39+0100jordantimes (en)

WELLINGTON — Overseas Tongans waited anxiously for news of loved ones on Monday after a volcanic eruption and tsunami severed communications with the Pacific kingdom. Concerns among the 85,000-strong Tongan community in New Zealand were heightened by news it could be two weeks before communications are restored.

Tonga tsunami: Body of UK woman Angela Glover found, says brother

2022-01-17T22:34+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Nick Eleini told broadcasters the family was "devastated" after Angela Glover died trying to rescue her dogs. It is the first known death in the disaster, caused when an underwater volcano erupted, sending a tsunami towards the Pacific island nation. But communications have been badly damaged,....

In volcano's wake, an agonising wait for news from Tonga

2022-01-17T22:34+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

A woman in Tonga shared video online of the volcanic ash darkening the sky before the tsunami struck. Video / Nightingale Filihia. A woman in Tonga shared video online of the volcanic ash darkening the sky before the tsunami struck. Video / Nightingale Filihia Overseas Tongans were desperately....

Call for donations as relief committee prepares to send care packages to families in Tonga

2022-01-17T22:33+0100radionz (en)

The extent of the damage and need in Tonga following the weekend's eruption of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai and the resulting tsunami remained unclear, as the Defence Force prepared to send aid to the islands. With most communication links to the Pacific nation still severed, Tongans in New Zealand had little or no news about their friends and family.

British woman confirmed to be first known casualty in Tonga as UN concerned about distress beacon

2022-01-17T22:33+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Angela Glover, 50, is the first known death in Tonga following the eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano on Saturday , which triggered a tsunami which was felt around the world. Ms Glover's brother Nick Eleini, who lives in Sydney, confirmed her body had been found and said the family was "devastated" by the loss.

Distress signal detected on Tonga islands after volcanic eruption

2022-01-17T22:32+0100nypost (en)

. A distress signal has been detected near an isolated, low-lying group of islands in Tonga in the wake of the massive volcanic eruption and tsunami , the United Nations said Monday. The active distress beacon was picked up near the two islands of Fonoi and Mango in Tonga’s Ha’apai region.

Call for donations as relief committee prepares to send care packages to families in Tonga

2022-01-17T22:30+0100rnz-co-nz (en)

The extent of the damage and need in Tonga following the weekend's eruption of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai and the resulting tsunami remained unclear, as the Defence Force prepared to send aid to the islands. With most communication links to the Pacific nation still severed, Tongans in New Zealand had little or no news about their friends and family.

Tonga volcano eruption and tsunami: RNZAF Hercules aid flight delayed due to ash on runway

2022-01-17T22:15+0100nzherald (en)

Delayed discussions see Northland stuck in red, significant damage and first death reported in Tonga and Brian Tamaki spends his first night in the cells in the latest New Zealand Herald headlines. Video / NZ Herald. Delayed discussions see Northland stuck in red, significant damage and first death....

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2022-01-17T22:15+0100orderofmalta (en)

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What are underwater volcanoes like the one that erupted in Tonga?

2022-01-17T22:11+0100archyde (en)

(CNN Español) — The eruption on saturday of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano, located near Tonga, put the issue of submarine volcanoes at the center of the discussion. Why? To begin with, this volcano is of a submarine type, according to the Global Volcanism Program of the Smithsonian Institution.

Tonga tsunami: Body of UK woman Angela Glover found, says brother

2022-01-17T21:48+0100radionz (en)

Nick Eleini told broadcasters the family was "devastated" after Angela Glover died trying to rescue her dogs. It is the first known death in the disaster, caused when an underwater volcano erupted, sending a tsunami towards the Pacific island nation. But communications have been badly damaged,....

British woman’s body found following tsunami in Tonga

2022-01-17T21:39+0100heraldsun (en)

The body of a British woman who went missing during a tsunami in Tonga has been found. Angela Glover lived in Tonga with her husband and ran an animal welfare charity. The 50-year-old was taken by the tsunami while trying to save her dogs. It comes as communities remain without power and lack clean....

British woman confirmed to be first known casualty in Tonga as UN concerned about distress beacon

2022-01-17T21:35+0100abc-au (en)

Angela Glover, 50, is the first known death in Tonga following the eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano on Saturday , which triggered a tsunami which was felt around the world. Ms Glover's brother Nick Eleini, who lives in Sydney, confirmed her body had been found and said the family was "devastated" by the loss.

Tonga volcanic eruption captured in dramatic satellite footage

2022-01-17T21:31+0100nypost (en)

. Dramatic satellite footage has captured the sheer power of the underwater volcanic eruption near Tonga , showing a monstrous plume of ash and smoke bursting from the ocean’s surface. The eruption of the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai volcano on Saturday was recorded in real-time on an Earth-watching satellite operated by the U.

Tonga tsunami: Body of UK woman Angela Glover found, says brother

2022-01-17T21:30+0100rnz-co-nz (en)

Nick Eleini told broadcasters the family was "devastated" after Angela Glover died trying to rescue her dogs. It is the first known death in the disaster, caused when an underwater volcano erupted, sending a tsunami towards the Pacific island nation. But communications have been badly damaged,....

British woman’s body found following tsunami in Tonga

2022-01-17T21:16+0100news_com_au (en)

The body of a British woman who went missing during a tsunami in Tonga has been found. Angela Glover lived in Tonga with her husband and ran an animal welfare charity. The 50-year-old was taken by the tsunami while trying to save her dogs. It comes as communities remain without power and lack clean....

Body of missing Brit woman found after she died trying to save dogs in horror tsunami

2022-01-17T21:12+0100dailystar (en)

The body of a British animal charity worker has been found after she died during a heroic rescue attempt to save her dogs following a volcanic eruption in Tonga. Angela Glover, from Brighton, was tragically swept away by a tsunami while trying to help her rescue animals after an underwater volcano sparked waves that crashed onto the island.

News24.com | ‘Much remains unknown’: Tonga still cut off by volcanic eruption

2022-01-17T21:10+0100news24 (en)

is on its way to the south Pacific kingdom of Tonga, where a massive underwater volcano erupted on Saturday. The eruption at the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano was recorded as a 7.8-magnitude earthquake by the US Tsunami Warning System the biggest since Pinatubo in the Philippines in 1991 and....

Tonga volcano: What to know about the eruption and tsunami

2022-01-17T21:09+0100archyde (en)

No mass casualties have yet been reported, but aid organizations are concerned about contaminated air and access to clean water for people in Tonga’s outlying islands. With communications down, Australia and New Zealand sent flights to survey the damage. Here’s what we know about the eruption and fallout.

Tonga volcanic eruption: Too soon to assess damage

2022-01-17T21:07+0100cambodiantimes (en)

Tonga's capital, Nuku'alofa, is covered in ash and dust following the underwater volcanic eruption at the weekend, but the situation is calm there and first clean-up efforts are underway, UN humanitarians said on Monday. Further afield in the Pacific archipelago, an update from aid coordinating....

Tonga's Olympian flag-bearer raising funds

2022-01-17T21:04+0100radionz (en)

Tongan athlete and Olympian Pita Taufatofua is still waiting to hear from his family in Ha’apai. His father is the governor of Ha’apai and was travelling back from Tongatapu when the eruption happened. Taufatofua is currently living and training in Brisbane, Australia and is co-ordinating a relief effort from there.

Tongans remain cut off after eruption severs cable 17.01.2022 | 01:28 mins. Communications with the Pacific island nation of Tonga remain limited since Saturday's volcanic eruption and tsunami. It is believed that the underwater cable that connects the archipelago to the rest of the world was severed during the twin disaster.

2022-01-17T21:03+0100deutschewelle-en (en)

DW News Tongans remain cut off after eruption severs cable. Communications with the Pacific island nation of Tonga remain limited since Saturday's volcanic eruption and tsunami. It is believed that the underwater cable that connects the archipelago to the rest of the world was severed during the twin disaster.

2 Distress signal detected from isolated Tonga islands

2022-01-17T20:57+0100tvnz (en)

A distress signal was detected in two low-lying islands in the Tonga archipelago, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) says. Nukuʻalofa-based Mary Fonua said the volcano eruption was “frightening”. Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano erupted late on Saturday....

Why the Tonga volcano generated a shock wave that was felt around the world

2022-01-17T20:56+0100today24 (en)

WASHINGTON.- The Southwest Pacific Hunga Tonga volcano erupted explosively on Saturday afternoon local time, sending ash 30,000 meters high and causing a atmospheric shock wave that traveled the planet. The eruption was heard more than 8,000 kilometers away in Alaska, and the column of smoke and ash....

Briton Killed in Tonga Tsunami as She Tried to Rescue Dogs - Latest Tweet by Reuters

2022-01-17T20:55+0100latestly (en)

The latest Tweet by Reuters states, 'Briton killed in Tonga tsunami as she tried to rescue dogs ...' Briton killed in Tonga tsunami as she tried to rescue dogs Reuters (@Reuters) January 17, 2022 (SocialLY brings you all the latest breaking news, viral trends and information from social media world, including Twitter, Instagram and Youtube.

Video of a Tidal Bore in Indonesia Has Been Miscaptioned Online, with Some Users ... - Latest Tweet by Reuters Fact Check

2022-01-17T20:55+0100latestly (en)

The latest Tweet by Reuters Fact Check states, 'Video of a tidal bore in Indonesia has been miscaptioned online, with some users incorrectly claiming it shows the tsunami caused by a volcanic eruption off Tonga on Jan. 15, 2022 ...' Video of a tidal bore in Indonesia has been miscaptioned online,....

Briton killed in Tonga tsunami as she tried to rescue dogs

2022-01-17T20:54+0100gazette (en)

A Planet SkySat image shows the underwater volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai two hours before its eruption in Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai, Tonga, January 15, 2022. Planet Labs PBC/via REUTERS. A Planet SkySat image shows the underwater volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai two hours before its eruption....

British woman first confirmed death from Tonga tsunami

2022-01-17T20:38+0100archyde (en)

A 50 year old British woman , Angela Glover, has been confirmed as the first fatality of the tsunami caused by the eruption last Friday of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano in Tonga. Large areas of the archipelago that makes up Tonga are isolated due to the damage caused by the eruption and the....

Secretary-General Deeply Concerned by Reports of Tsunami Ash Affecting Tonga

2022-01-17T20:37+0100foreignpolicywatchdog (en)

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres: The Secretary-General is deeply concerned by the reports of a tsunami and ash affecting Tonga, as well as of resulting tsunami warnings that have been issued in other countries.

The body of a missing British woman has been discovered after she died trying to save dogs from the horror tsunami.

2022-01-17T20:32+0100brinkwire (en)

Angela Glover, a 50-year-old British woman, was tragically found dead after being caught in strong waves following an intense volcanic eruption in Tonga that triggered a devastating Tsunami. After a heroic rescue attempt to save her dogs following a volcanic eruption in Tonga, the body of a British animal charity worker was discovered.

Tonga's Olympian flag-bearer raising funds

2022-01-17T20:29+0100rnz-co-nz (en)

Tongan athlete and Olympian Pita Taufatofua is still waiting to hear from his family in Ha’apai. His father is the governor of Ha’apai and was travelling back from Tongatapu when the eruption happened. Taufatofua is currently living and training in Brisbane, Australia and is co-ordinating a relief effort from there.

Horrifying footage captured the huge boom caused by volcano eruption in Tonga

2022-01-17T20:25+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Terrifying footage recorded the huge boom caused by the underwater volcano that erupted in Tonga. You can see the video here: The clip, recorded by Siosaia Lanilangi, showed several people standing near the waterfront looking at the clouds of smoke caused by volcano when a blast can be heard,....

Secretary-General Deeply Concerned by Reports of Tsunami Ash Affecting Tonga

2022-01-17T20:23+0100reliefWeb (en)

SG/SM/21104. The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres: The Secretary-General is deeply concerned by the reports of a tsunami and ash affecting Tonga, as well as of resulting tsunami warnings that have been issued in other countries.

Tonga volcanic eruption: Too soon to assess damage

2022-01-17T20:23+0100northernirelandnews (en)

Tonga's capital, Nuku'alofa, is covered in ash and dust following the underwater volcanic eruption at the weekend, but the situation is calm there and first clean-up efforts are underway, UN humanitarians said on Monday. Further afield in the Pacific archipelago, an update from aid coordinating....

Briton killed in Tonga tsunami as she tried to rescue dogs

2022-01-17T20:22+0100saltwire (en)

LONDON (Reuters) - A British woman was killed as she tried to rescue the dogs she looked after in Tonga after a massive underwater volcanic eruption, her brother said on Monday. Angela Glover, 50, had been living in the South Pacific archipelago with her husband James since the couple married and....

Tonga volcanic eruption: Too soon to assess damage

2022-01-17T20:20+0100longbeachstar (en)

Tonga's capital, Nuku'alofa, is covered in ash and dust following the underwater volcanic eruption at the weekend, but the situation is calm there and first clean-up efforts are underway, UN humanitarians said on Monday. Further afield in the Pacific archipelago, an update from aid coordinating....

Massive underwater volcano triggers tsunami, causing damage in Tonga

2022-01-17T20:15+0100news-yahoo (en)

A massive underwater volcanic eruption sent a plume of ash into the atmosphere and triggered a tsunami warning across the Pacific over the weekend. The scope of the damage on the island of Tonga is still unclear. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers has more.

Briton killed in Tonga tsunami as she tried to rescue dogs

2022-01-17T20:15+0100news-yahoo (en)

LONDON (Reuters) - A British woman was killed as she tried to rescue the dogs she looked after in Tonga after a massive underwater volcanic eruption, her brother said on Monday. Angela Glover, 50, had been living in the South Pacific archipelago with her husband James since the couple married and....

Briton killed in Tonga tsunami as she tried to rescue dogs

2022-01-17T20:14+0100metro-us (en)

Posted on January 17, 2022 A Planet SkySat image shows the underwater volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai two hours before its eruption. LONDON (Reuters) – A British woman was killed as she tried to rescue the dogs she looked after in Tonga after a massive underwater volcanic eruption, her brother said on Monday.

Hawke's Bay: 3.5m easterly swells spray Clifton and Haumoana

2022-01-17T20:14+0100nzherald (en)

Swells hitting Hawke's Bay from the remnants of Cyclone Cody are expected to begin to ease today, but surfers and swimmers have not been given the all-clear to return to the water. On Tuesday morning the easterly swells generated by the cyclone were being measured at a height of, on average, 2 metres.

Watch: Ash rains down from darkened Tongan skies after deadly volcanic eruption

2022-01-17T20:14+0100nzherald (en)

Communications with Tonga remained extremely limited. The company that owns the single underwater fibre-optic cable that connects the island nation to the rest of the world said it likely was severed in the eruption and repairs could take weeks. The loss of the cable leaves most Tongans unable to use the internet or make phone calls abroad.

‘Much remains unknown’: Tonga still cut off by volcanic eruption

2022-01-17T20:08+0100aljazeera-en (en)

Suva, Fiji – International help is on its way to the south Pacific kingdom of Tonga, where a massive underwater volcano erupted on Saturday. The eruption at the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano was recorded as a 7.8-magnitude earthquake by the US Tsunami Warning System – the biggest since Pinatubo....

A British woman, the first fatality of the Tonga volcano

2022-01-17T20:07+0100archyde (en)

Australia and New Zealand have sent planes to assess the damage in Tonga. A 50-year-old British woman, Angela Glover, has been confirmed as the first fatality of the tsunami caused by the eruption last Friday of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano in Tonga.

Daily Noon Briefing Highlights: Afghanistan - Tonga

2022-01-17T20:05+0100unocha (en)

A food distribution in Kabul, Afghanistan. © WFP Afghanistan. Daily Noon Briefing Highlights – 17 January 2022. Afghanistan. OCHA reports that in line with UN commitments to scale up the humanitarian response, humanitarian partners have since September 2021 provided 9.

MIL-OSI United Nations: Secretary-General Deeply Concerned by Reports of Tsunami Ash Affecting Tonga

2022-01-17T20:03+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres: The Secretary-General is deeply concerned by the reports of a tsunami and ash affecting Tonga, as well as of resulting tsunami warnings that have been issued in other countries.

British woman confirmed as first known casualty in Tonga

2022-01-17T19:54+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

The body of a British woman who was swept away in Tonga's tsunami has been found, according to her brother. Key points: Angela Glover's brother who lives in Sydney said the family was "devastated" He said she had been trying to rescue their dogs when she was swept away by the tsunami; Ms Glover's husband was able to survive by clinging to a tree.

British woman confirmed as first known casualty in Tonga

2022-01-17T19:51+0100abc-au (en)

The body of a British woman who was swept away in Tonga's tsunami has been found, according to her brother. Key points: Angela Glover's brother who lives in Sydney said the family was "devastated" He said she had been trying to rescue their dogs when she was swept away by the tsunami; Ms Glover's husband was able to survive by clinging to a tree.

Flooding Aftermath: North Bay Residents Share Experiences After Tsunami Advisory

2022-01-17T19:48+0100nbcbayarea (en)

Though the advisory was canceled later Saturday, caution was still advised at the coast. Tiburon residents said they are grateful that they were safe as they have a waterfront apartment unit and kept their eyes on the wild conditions outside Saturday morning.

Tonga volcanic eruption: Too soon to assess damage

2022-01-17T19:40+0100saudigazette (en)

GENEVA — Tonga’s capital, Nuku’alofa, is covered in ash and dust following the underwater volcanic eruption at the weekend, but the situation is calm there and first clean-up efforts are under way, UN humanitarians said on Monday. Further afield in the Pacific archipelago, an update from aid....

Briton killed in Tonga tsunami as she tried to rescue dogs

2022-01-17T19:37+0100euronews-en (en)

LONDON – A British woman was killed as she tried to rescue the dogs she looked after in Tonga after a massive underwater volcanic eruption, her brother said on Monday. Angela Glover, 50, had been living in the South Pacific archipelago with her husband James since the couple married and set up the....

Underwater volcano triggers tsunami in Tonga A massive underwater volcanic eruption sent a plume of ash into the atmosphere and triggered a tsunami warning across the Pacific over the weekend. The scope of the damage on the island of Tonga is still unclear. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers has more.

2022-01-17T19:36+0100CBSnews (en)

Massive underwater volcano triggers tsunami, causing damage in Tonga A massive underwater volcanic eruption sent a plume of ash into the atmosphere and triggered a tsunami warning across the Pacific over the weekend. The scope of the damage on the island of Tonga is still unclear. CBSN's Vladimir Duthiers has more.

Briton killed in Tonga tsunami as she tried to rescue dogs

2022-01-17T19:35+01004-traders (en)

LONDON (Reuters) - A British woman was killed as she tried to rescue the dogs she looked after in Tonga after a massive underwater volcanic eruption, her brother said on Monday. Angela Glover, 50, had been living in the South Pacific archipelago with her husband James since the couple married and....

Tongan volcano's eruption unlikely to slow climate change

2022-01-17T19:33+0100Stuff (en)

The National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) believes the major natural disaster centred around Tonga will not contribute to Earth’s temperature cooling significantly. Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai, a volcano about 30 kilometres south-east of Fonuafo'ou island in Tonga, erupted on....

Tonga tsunami: Brit daughter's 'helpless' wait for news of parents after disaster

2022-01-17T19:32+0100themirror (en)

A British daughter feels "helpless" as she desperately tries to get in touch with her parents after a volcano erupted near their home in Tonga. Siniva Filise, 42, from Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, has called it “one of the toughest moments” of her life.

Strong earthquake shakes Afghanistan and leaves 12 dead and several injured

2022-01-17T19:24+0100today24 (en)

Afghanistan.- A strong earthquake of magnitude 5.3 that shook the west of Afghanistan , leaving at least 12 dead and several wounded, reported a local official. People died when the roof of their houses collapsed. in Qadis, a town in the western province of Badghis, local governor Mohammad Saleh Purdel told AFP.

Tonga tsunami: Aid sent, body of British woman found

2022-01-17T19:23+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

The Tonga volcano eruption and tsunami have claimed a UK victim. The body of British woman Angela Glover was found, according to her family, after she was washed away by a wave. Glover and her husband, James, who owns the Happy Sailor Tattoo shop in Nuku'alofa, had gone to get their dogs.

Tonga geologists observe undersea volcanic eruption

2022-01-17T19:23+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

The volcano erupted Friday near the Pacific island Tonga, shooting ash into the atmosphere and prompting tsunami warnings around the globe. New Zealand and Australia were able to send military surveillance flights to Tonga on Monday to assess the damage a huge undersea volcanic eruption left in the Pacific island nation.

Flights sent to assess Tonga damage after volcanic eruption

2022-01-17T19:22+0100triblive (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand New Zealand and Australia were able to send military surveillance flights to Tonga on Monday to assess the damage a huge undersea volcanic eruption left in the Pacific island nation. A towering ash cloud since Saturday’s eruption had prevented earlier flights.

British woman dies in Tonga tsunami trying to rescue her dogs

2022-01-17T19:19+0100getwestlondon (en)

A British woman has died in a tsunami in Tonga while trying to rescue her dogs, her family have confirmed. Angela Glover, from Brighton, died after an undersea volcano erupted on Saturday (15 January), sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore of the Pacific island, the Press Association reports.

Brit killed in Tonga tsunami died trying to save her dogs from deadly giant wave

2022-01-17T19:17+0100themirror (en)

A Brit who was killed in the Tonga tsunami died while trying to save her dogs from the deadly giant wave, her heartbroken family have said. , died after an undersea volcano erupted on Saturday. The "irreplaceable" charity worker's body was found by her husband James in some bushes, her brother Nick Eleini said.

Tonga-volcano-tsunami-geology

2022-01-17T19:15+0100nampa (en)

Shock waves, landslides may have caused 'rare' volcano tsunami: experts =(Graphic)= Paris, Jan 17, 2022 (AFP) - A rare volcano-triggered tsunami sparked by the eruption of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai in Tonga could have been caused by shock waves or shifting underwater land, experts said Monday.

Secretary-General Deeply Concerned by Reports of Tsunami Ash Affecting Tonga

2022-01-17T18:59+0100un-org (en)

The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres: The Secretary-General is deeply concerned by the reports of a tsunami and ash affecting Tonga, as well as of resulting tsunami warnings that have been issued in other countries.

Powerful Volcanic Blast Not the Cause for 2018 Indonesian Island Collapse

2022-01-17T18:54+0100labmanager (en)

The dramatic collapse of Indonesia ’s Anak Krakatau volcano in December 2018 resulted from long-term destabilizing processes, and was not triggered by any distinct changes in the magmatic system that could have been detected by current monitoring techniques, new research has found.

Australia, New Zealand send aircraft to assess damage after Tonga eruption

2022-01-17T18:44+0100worldbulletin (en)

Australia and New Zealand deployed surveillance aircraft on Monday to assess the damage caused by a massive underwater volcano in the Pacific nation of Tonga. "We're helping our friends in #Tonga following the recent volcanic eruption. One of our P-8 Poseidons has left RAAF Base Amberley to assist....

Body of British woman swept away after Tonga tsunami found

2022-01-17T18:41+0100tvnz (en)

The body of a British woman swept away in a tsunami in Tonga following a volcanic eruption on Saturday has been found. Angela Glover. (Source: Instagram / Angela Glover) Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano erupted late on Saturday afternoon, causing a tsunami and covering much of Tonga in ash.

Pacific volcano erupts with explosive force, heard 5,000 miles away

2022-01-17T18:39+0100sentinelsource (en)

“We have a nightmare situation of an isolated community experiencing the effects of a large volcanic ash plume producing significant volcanic lightning, as well as a tsunami,” Janine Krippner, a volcanologist at the Smithsonian Global Volcanism Program, wrote in a Twitter direct message.

Tonga eruption: How its impact spread so widely and violently

2022-01-17T18:32+0100yahoo-au (en)

A massive volcanic eruption in Tonga, on Saturday, triggered a tsunami that spread across the Pacific in a matter of hours. Waves hit Australia, New Zealand and Japan as well as the west coasts of North and South America. An atmospheric shockwave was detected around the world and a huge ash cloud has covered Pacific islands for hundreds of miles.

Body of British woman killed trying to save dogs found after Tonga tsunami

2022-01-17T18:29+0100nypost (en)

The body of a missing British charity worker, who was swept away while trying to save her dogs in the Tonga tsunami , has been found, her family revealed Monday. Angela Glover, 50, became separated from her husband, James, on Saturday when a tsunami wave triggered by a volcanic eruption crashed into....

'I don't think this is going to have a happy ending' - woman missing after Tonga tsunami

2022-01-17T18:28+0100oxfordtimes (en)

In posts on social media, her family and friends said Angela and her husband James Glover were hit by the 1.2m (4ft) waves, but only her James was able to cling on to a tree. READ MORE: Comedy club severs ties with long-standing host of 23 years Searches continue for the 50-year-old, who was swept away along with her dogs.

Eerie last photo taken by British woman washed away by Tonga tsunami before waves hit

2022-01-17T18:22+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

A British woman who is thought to have died in the Tonga tsunami made a heartbreaking final post on social media, before the danger hit. when she was hit by huge waves which crashed into an island on the country's west coast. Shortly before the tsunami happened the 50-year-old posted a picture of....

Body of British woman killed trying to save dogs found after Tonga tsunami

2022-01-17T18:20+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

The body of a missing British charity worker, who was swept away while trying to save her dogs in the Tonga tsunami , has been found, her family revealed Monday. Angela Glover, 50, became separated from her husband, James, on Saturday when a tsunami wave triggered by a volcanic eruption crashed into....

Tonga eruption: How its impact spread so widely and violently

2022-01-17T18:13+0100news-yahoo (en)

A massive volcanic eruption in Tonga, on Saturday, triggered a tsunami that spread across the Pacific in a matter of hours. Waves hit Australia, New Zealand and Japan as well as the west coasts of North and South America. An atmospheric shockwave was detected around the world and a huge ash cloud has covered Pacific islands for hundreds of miles.

British woman dies trying to rescue her dogs during tsunami

2022-01-17T18:11+0100portsmouth (en)

Angela Glover, from Brighton, died after an undersea volcano erupted near the Pacific nation on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore. A tsunami hazard zone sign is displayed near a beach in El Segundo, California, on January 15, 2022. Picture: PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images.

Watch The Tonga Underwater Volcano Eruption Captured In Amazing Satellite Video

2022-01-17T18:10+0100wonderfulengineering (en)

On Saturday, a strong undersea volcanic eruption in Tonga was recorded in spectacular photographs by an Earth-observing satellite. The footage developed by the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows a massive plume rising high into the atmosphere, demonstrating the eruption’s enormity.

Australia being swamped by huge ash cloud after devastating Tonga tsunami

2022-01-17T18:09+0100dailystar (en)

Residents living in Queensland on the northeast side of the continent have reported 'beautiful sunrises' as the light from the sun reflects off the enormous clouds. is located roughly 4000 km from the pacific island which has been devastated by the eruption.

Tonga eruption: How its impact spread so widely and violently

2022-01-17T18:08+0100bbc (en)

An atmospheric shockwave was detected around the world and a huge ash cloud has covered Pacific islands for hundreds of miles. Tonga Volcano eruption heard from Lakeba, Fiji ☹⯑⯑ Portia Dugu (@portiajessene) January 15, 2022 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites.

‘India felt shockwaves', says IMD: Why Tonga's volcanic eruption was a big event

2022-01-17T18:02+0100HindustanTimes (en)

An underwater volcano in Tonga has erupted for the third time in four days, potentially jeopardising surveillance flights' capacity to assess the damage caused by the huge explosion and tsunami that struck the Pacific island nation on January 15. According to geologists, Saturday's explosion was....

After the devastating tsunami in Tonga, Australia is being engulfed by a massive ash cloud.

2022-01-17T18:00+0100brinkwire (en)

Following the devastating tsunami in Tonga, Australia is being engulfed by a massive ash cloud. Following the massive eruption of an underwater volcano near Tonga, areas of Queensland have been hit with deluges of ash clouds that have made for beautiful sunrises.

‘Eerie silence,’ said a missing British woman before being swept away by the Tonga tsunami.

2022-01-17T18:00+0100brinkwire (en)

‘Eerie silence,’ the last words spoken by a missing British woman before the Tonga tsunami swept her away. In a final social media post before the tsunami hit, a British woman described the atmosphere on Tonga as “EERIE SILENCES,” with her family fearing she had been swept away by the wave.

'I don't think this is going to have a happy ending' - British woman missing after Tonga tsunami

2022-01-17T18:00+0100southwalesargus (en)

In posts on social media, her family and friends said Angela and her husband James Glover were hit by the 1.2m (4ft) waves, but only her James was able to cling on to a tree. READ MORE: Comedy club severs ties with long-standing host of 23 years Searches continue for the 50-year-old, who was swept away along with her dogs.

Tonga volcano erupts again

2022-01-17T17:57+0100manilatimes (en)

SYDNEY: Another "large eruption" has been detected at the Tonga volcano, a Darwin-based monitoring station said Monday, three days after a first eruption triggered tsunami waves around the Pacific. The latest eruption was detected at 10:10 p.m. Sunday (3:10 a.m. in Manila, Monday) according to an alert by the Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre.

A reminder of our insignificance

2022-01-17T17:57+0100manilatimes (en)

HUMANS, as we are realizing in increasingly painful detail, have an outsized impact on this planet. Our general pretension that the planet and everything on it is ours to consume or modify for our comfort and convenience is beginning to have consequences we can watch unfold in real time in the form....

Tonga volcanic eruption: Too soon to assess damage

2022-01-17T17:50+0100globalissues (en)

Further afield in the Pacific archipelago, an update from aid coordinating office OCHA , indicated that there has been significant damage to infrastructure around the main island of Tongatapu, where several resorts have been destroyed or badly affected, in western coastal areas. Shockwave.

Stress, rigidity and sediment strength control megathrust earthquake and tsunami dynamics

2022-01-17T17:48+0100nature-ngeo (en)

Megathrust faults host the largest earthquakes on Earth, which can trigger cascading hazards such as devastating tsunamis. Determining characteristics that control subduction-zone earthquake and tsunami dynamics is critical to mitigate megathrust hazards but is impeded by structural complexity,....

Tonga eruption rewrites rules on tsunamis

2022-01-17T17:48+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

In terms of explosiveness, Cronin compared the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai eruption to the 1991 Mount Pinatubo eruption in the Philippines, and the Krakatoa eruption of 1883. Cronin said that was based on satellite imagery, and reports of where the shock waves and sound waves were felt or heard.

Stress, rigidity and sediment strength control megathrust earthquake and tsunami dynamics

2022-01-17T17:45+0100nature-Earth-and-Environmental-Sciences (en)

Megathrust faults host the largest earthquakes on Earth, which can trigger cascading hazards such as devastating tsunamis. Determining characteristics that control subduction-zone earthquake and tsunami dynamics is critical to mitigate megathrust hazards but is impeded by structural complexity,....

A visual guide to the eruption and its aftermath

2022-01-17T17:45+0100printveela (en)

The underwater volcano is located about 65 km (40 miles) north of Tonga’s capital, Nuku’alofa, and is part of a vast arc of volcanoes and ocean trenches known as the Pacific Ring of Fire. Although it rises only 114 meters above sea level, the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haapai volcano as a whole Public....

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Jan. 17

2022-01-17T17:42+0100china.org.cn (en)

QALA-E-NAW, Afghanistan -- At least 12 people were killed and many others wounded after a magnitude 5.6 earthquake hit Afghanistan's western province of Badghis on Monday, a local official said. The source added that multiple houses were affected by the quake which occurred at midday, and that the number of casualties may rise.

The United States lifts its tsunami warning without registering serious damage on the West Coast

2022-01-17T17:35+0100archyde (en)

The United States ended its tsunami warning on the west coast of the country on Sunday, hours after the eruption of an underwater volcano in Tonga caused waves of more than a meter in California, which however did not cause serious damage. Just after midnight on the West Coast, the US Tsunami....

“Terrible shock” found in search of a missing woman swept away by the Tonga tsunami | UK | News

2022-01-17T17:28+0100eminetra (en)

In a statement, her brother Nick Eleni revealed that the search team had found the body. Elaine said her sister loved life with her husband James and Tonga. He also told reporters that the pair loves Tongan culture and the people of Tonga. He also told reporters that Angela and James returned home....

Pacific volcano: Tonga victim family are 'shattered'

2022-01-17T17:26+0100bbc (en)

The brother of Angela Glover, a British woman whose body was found after the tsunami in Tonga, says the family is "shattered". Nick Eleini said his sister was "the emotional heart of our family". Reacting to the news that his sister's body had been found following a tsunami which was triggered by an....

China Red Cross, medical aid teams ready to help Tonga

2022-01-17T17:25+0100globaltimes (en)

A satellite image shows the eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha?apai volcano located 40 miles north of Tonga’s main island on January 15. Photo: CFP. The Red Cross Society of China has decided to provide $100,000 in cash to Tonga, a South Pacific country that suffered from a devastating tsunami....

Eerie last photo taken by British woman washed away by Tonga tsunami before waves hit

2022-01-17T17:17+0100themirror (en)

A British woman who is thought to have died in the Tonga tsunami made a heartbreaking final post on social media, before the danger hit. when she was hit by huge waves which crashed into an island on the country's west coast. Shortly before the tsunami happened the 50-year-old posted a picture of....

UK woman’s family ‘devastated’ after body found in Tonga

2022-01-17T17:17+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

The brother of a British woman who went missing after a tsunami triggered by a volcano eruption swept Tonga says her body has been found. Angela Glover, 50, the founder of an animal rescue shelter, was washed away by a wave during an attempt to save her dogs.

The most explosive eruption in 30 years, Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai rewrites tsunami rules

2022-01-17T17:17+0100Stuff (en)

The beginning Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai is a very active volcano. Located about 65 kilometres from Tonga’s main island, Tongatapu, Hunga erupted several times in the 20th century, and most recently in 2009, and then again in December 2014 and January 2015. The most recent eruption began on December 20.

Breaking: Missing body found in search for British woman after Tsunami hit Tonga

2022-01-17T17:17+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Angela Glover. A body has been found in the search for a British woman who was swept away as a tsunami struck Tonga on Saturday. Desperate family members had appealed for help finding 50-year-old Angela Glover, who was hit by huge waves on the island’s west coast.

Tonga Volcanic Eruption: Scientists Call it 'One in a Thousand Years' Phenomenon

2022-01-17T17:15+0100ibtimes-sg (en)

An underwater volcano erupted in the Pacific Ocean on Saturday, January 15, triggering a 7.4-magnitude earthquake. The quake sent tsunami waves crashing into the Pacific island nation of Tonga. The massive volcanic explosion was apparently visible from space and is termed as a phenomenon that only happens 'once in a thousand years.

Body of the British woman who went missing in the Tonga tsunami has been found, brother says

2022-01-17T17:11+0100news-yahoo (en)

Photo of Angela Glover, British woman who went missing in the Tonga tsunami. @ifthegloverfits/Instagram Angela Glover went missing after a tsunami hit Tonga on Saturday. Her brother told British media on Monday that her husband had found her body. An underwater volcano erupted near Tonga on Saturday, triggering a tsunami.

Volcano triggers Tonga tsunami, alerts from Japan to US

2022-01-17T17:11+0100phnompenhpost (en)

An underwater volcano in the South Pacific erupted Saturday with a stunning blast, sending tsunami waves onto nearby Tonga and to the north in Japan, with warnings of dangerous ocean surges issued as far away as the US West Coast. Dramatic satellite images showed the long, rumbling eruption of the....

Australia and New Zealand step up efforts to support tsunami-attack Tonga

2022-01-17T16:57+0100eminetra (en)

Sydney / Wellington-Australia and New Zealand sent a surveillance flight on Monday to assess the damage to Tonga, isolated from the world by the eruption of a submarine volcano that caused a tsunami and covered the islands of the Pacific with ash. Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison promised....

How we met: ‘None of my Indian friends had girlfriends. But I liked her too much to say no’

2022-01-17T16:57+0100flipboard (en)

As a music lover, Emily was excited to join her high school choir on a trip to San Francisco from Riverside, California, in 2011. They attended a competition, which went well, but on the journey back became... Arcadia resident Mary Franco was in her first year of middle school in 1934 when she was....

Big concerns as Tonga assesses damage after tsunami

2022-01-17T16:53+0100newsincyprus (en)

Australia and New Zealand sent surveillance flights on Monday to assess damage in Tonga, isolated from the rest of the world after the eruption of a volcano that triggered a tsunami and blanketed the Pacific island with ash. Australia’s Minister for the Pacific Zed Seselja said initial reports....

Body found in search for British woman who went missing after Tonga tsunami

2022-01-17T16:45+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

, told The Independent that rescuers have now found a body. “I’m not aware that [her death] has been officially confirmed yet but a body has been recovered – that is my understanding,” he said. “I haven’t got the words in my vocabulary to even describe how we’re feeling at the moment”, he added in a statement to Sky News.

MBC News | Submarine volcano eruption Amami and other uneasy nights with “tsunami warning”

2022-01-17T16:35+0100archyde (en)

Anxious night with “tsunami warning” such as submarine volcano eruption Amami [01/17 19:40] Due to the volcanic eruption that occurred in the South Pacific Ocean, tsunami warnings and warnings were announced in Kagoshima Prefecture on the 16th. Sudden announcement before dawn.

EXPLAINER: Scientists Struggle to Monitor Tonga Volcano After Massive Eruption

2022-01-17T16:35+0100voacambodia (en)

SINGAPORE — Scientists are struggling to monitor an active volcano that erupted off the South Pacific island of Tonga at the weekend, after the explosion destroyed its sea-level crater and drowned its mass, obscuring it from satellites. The eruption of Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano, which sits....

Australia, New Zealand Step Up Efforts to Aid Tsunami-Hit Tonga

2022-01-17T16:35+0100voacambodia (en)

SYDNEY/WELLINGTON — Australia and New Zealand dispatched surveillance flights on Monday to assess the damage in Tonga, isolated from the rest of the world due to the eruption of an underwater volcano that triggered a tsunami and blanketed the Pacific island with ash.

Tonga: Missing British woman’s family ‘devastated’ after body found

2022-01-17T16:32+0100Stuff (en)

The brother of a British woman who went missing after a tsunami triggered by a volcano eruption swept Tonga says her body has been found. Angela Glover, 50, the founder of an animal rescue shelter, was washed away by a wave during an attempt to save her dogs.

Tonga's 'Dog Lady' Swept Away by Tsunami From Volcano While Trying to Save Dogs

2022-01-17T16:27+0100newsweek (en)

Glover runs the Tongan Animal Welfare Society (TAWS), an animal welfare organization that helps dogs on the island access veterinary services. According to Yahoo News, Glover moved to Tonga from London, U.K., in 2016. Speaking to the website in 2021 about her work, she said: "I am a huge animal....

Aotearoa New Zealand stands ready to assist people of Tonga

2022-01-17T16:22+0100reliefWeb (en)

The thoughts of New Zealanders are with the people of Tonga following yesterday’s undersea volcanic eruption and subsequent tsunami waves, Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta says. “Damage assessments are under way and New Zealand has formally offered to provide assistance to Tonga,” said Nanaia Mahuta.

Japan weather experts baffled by tsunami caused by Tonga volcano eruption

2022-01-17T16:17+0100scmp (en)

The weather agency had initially not expected huge changes to tide levels, as volcanic eruptions are said to rarely cause a rise in tide levels; Tsunami caused by volcanic eruptions are less frequent than those caused by earthquakes, meaning much remains unknown scientifically.

Tsunami waves crash across shore as undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-17T16:00+0100belfasttelegraph (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast.

Powerful volcanic blast not the cause for 2018 Indonesian island collapse

2022-01-17T15:55+0100sciencedaily (en)

The volcano had been erupting for around six months prior to the collapse, which saw more than two-thirds of its height slide into the sea as the island halved in area. The event triggered a devastating tsunami, which inundated the coastlines of Java and Sumatra and led to the deaths of more than 400 people.

Explainer-Scientists struggle to monitor Tonga volcano after massive eruption

2022-01-17T15:54+0100oann (en)

FILE PHOTO: A plume rises over Tonga when the underwater volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai erupted in this satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite operated by Japan Meteorological Agency, on January 15, 2022 and released by National Institute of Information and....

British woman dies in Tonga tsunami after trying to save her dogs

2022-01-17T15:52+0100irishexaminer (en)

A British woman who went missing after a tsunami in Tonga has died, according to her family. Angela Glover, from Brighton, died after an undersea volcano erupted near the Pacific nation on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore. Her brother, Nick Eleini, said the 50-year-old died while trying to save her dogs.

Australia and New Zealand send reconnaissance flights over Tonga Islands devastated by volcanic eruption

2022-01-17T15:49+0100aviation24 (en)

The Tonga islands were cut off from the world since the powerful volcanic eruption last week, which caused a tsunami in the Pacific. New Zealand and Australia sent military reconnaissance planes on Monday to try to assess the extent of the damage from the air and determine what the most urgent aid....

Topic #Tsunamis

2022-01-17T15:49+0100newsbreak-USA (en)

Tsunamis have devastated countries around the world, costing countless lives and leaving behind millions of dollars in damage. Here is a look at some of the most notable tsunamis that have struck around the globe. 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami. On Dec. 26, 2004, a massive tsunami was triggered.

Tonga's 'Dog lady' swept away by tsunami from volcano while trying to save dogs

2022-01-17T15:43+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Glover runs the Tongan Animal Welfare Society (TAWS), an animal welfare organization that helps dogs on the island access veterinary services. According to Yahoo News, Glover moved to Tonga from London, U.K., in 2016. Speaking to the website in 2021 about her work, she said: "I am a huge animal....

Body of the British woman who went missing in the Tonga tsunami has been found, brother says

2022-01-17T15:40+0100insider-com (en)

Angela Glover went missing after a tsunami hit Tonga on Saturday. Her brother told British media on Monday that her husband had found her body. An underwater volcano erupted near Tonga on Saturday, triggering a tsunami. The body of Angela Glover, a British woman who went missing in the Tonga tsunami, has been found, her brother told UK media.

Body found after British woman goes missing in Tonga tsunami

2022-01-17T15:37+0100digitpatrox (en)

T. he physique of a British girl swept away by the tsunami in Tonga has been discovered, her brother has stated. Animal charity employee Angela Glover, 50, disappeared after her coastal residence was hit by a big tsunami, brought on by an undersea volcano erupting on Saturday.

The aftermath of the Tonga volcanic eruption spreads around the world, and there is a possibility of further eruptions

2022-01-17T15:33+0100archyde (en)

◀ anchor ▶ An undersea volcano near Tonga, an island nation in the South Pacific, erupted, and the impact caused tsunamis around the world. Two people also lost their lives in remote Peru. It has been confirmed that a shock wave has been observed in Korea. Reporter Park So-hee will tell you.

Angela Glover: Body found in search for British woman reported missing after being swept away in Tonga tsunami

2022-01-17T15:30+0100inews-co-uk (en)

A body has been found in the search for a British woman who was swept offshore by the Tonga tsunami, her brother has confirmed. Angela Glover, 50, was walking on a beach on the nation’s largest island, Tongatapu, with her husband James and dogs when the tsunami hit.

Numerous aftershocks do not indicate probability of major quake: BMKG

2022-01-17T15:29+0100antaranews-en (en)

Jakarta (ANTARA) - The occurrence of a number of aftershocks does not indicate the probability of a major earthquake, coordinator for earthquake and tsunami mitigation of the Meteorology, Climatology and Geophysics Agency (BMKG), Daryono, has said. "Many aftershocks after an earthquake will not lead to a major earthquake.

The Tonga volcanic eruption reveals the vulnerabilities in our global telecommunication system

2022-01-17T15:28+0100phys (en)

In the wake of a violent volcanic eruption in Tonga, much of the communication with residents on the islands remains at a standstill. In our modern, highly-connected world, more than 95% of global data transfer occurs along fiber-optic cables that criss-cross Breakage or interruption to this....

‘Eerie silence’ Missing Briton's chilling last words before Tonga tsunami swept her away "EERIE SILENCES" were how one British woman described the atmosphere on Tonga in a final social...

2022-01-17T15:28+0100express (en)

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Australia, New Zealand send aircraft to assess damage after Tonga eruption

2022-01-17T15:28+0100turkishpress (en)

ANKARA. Australia and New Zealand deployed surveillance aircraft on Monday to assess the damage caused by a massive underwater volcano in the Pacific nation of Tonga. “We’re helping our friends in #Tonga following the recent volcanic eruption. One of our P-8 Poseidons has left RAAF Base Amberley to....

Tonga tsunami: Body of British woman swept away by wave found

2022-01-17T15:26+0100coastfm (en)

The body of a British woman swept away by the tsunami in Tonga has been found, her brother has confirmed. Angela Glover, from Brighton, disappeared after an undersea volcano erupted near the South Pacific island on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across its shores.

A corpse found in search of a British woman washed away by the Tongan tsunami

2022-01-17T15:23+0100eminetra (en)

A corpse found in search of a British woman washed away by the Tongan tsunami. To watch this video, enable JavaScript and consider upgrading to a web browser such as: Rescue teams searching for a missing British woman in Tonga, which was hit by the tsunami, found the body, her brothers said.

Tonga cut off from the rest of the world after massive volcanic eruption and tsunami

2022-01-17T15:17+0100watchers (en)

The Kingdom of Tonga remains cut off from the rest of the world after a massive volcanic eruption at Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'pai volcano some 65 km (40 miles) N of capital Nuku'alofa on January 15, 2022. A 1.2 m (4 feet) tsunami hit Nuku'alofa some 30 minutes after the eruption 1 , causing damage to homes and infrastructure.

Tonga tsunami: Body of British woman swept away by wave found Brighton-born Ms Glover was reportedly swept away by a tsunami that hit the country on Saturday

2022-01-17T15:17+0100ground-news (en)

Angela Glover, 50, was walking on a beach on Tongatapu with her husband and dogs when the tsunami hit. Her husband was able to cling on to a tree before alerting the police and British Embassy to his wife's disappearance. Her brother Nick Eleini said rescuers have now found a body.

British woman dies in Tonga tsunami after trying to save her dogs

2022-01-17T15:16+0100kentonline (en)

The undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday (AP/Press Association Images/PA) A British woman who went missing after a tsunami in Tonga has died, according to her family. Angela Glover, from Brighton, died after an undersea volcano erupted near the Pacific nation on....

Prevenzione ed interventi post catastrofi

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Assistenza d’emergenza e sviluppo sostenibile a lungo termine. Ogni anno si contano al mondo circa 90mila persone uccise dalla furia di disastri e cataclismi naturali. Oltre 160 milioni le persone coinvolte da eventi quali terremoti, tsunami, eruzioni vulcaniche, valanghe, uragani, alluvioni, incendi, siccità e ondate di caldo.

Tonga volcanic eruption shockwaves felt in India too

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The massive shockwaves due to the eruption of Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai in Tonga were also felt across India, meteorologists said on Monday. "Every weather station across India recorded the spike. It was expected and it was noticed," said D.S. Pai, who heads India Meteorological Department's (IMD) climate research and services in Pune.

Tonga tsunami: Body of Brighton woman Angela Glover found

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In posts on social media, her family and friends said Angela and her husband James Glover were hit by the 1.2m (4ft) waves, but only her James was able to cling on to a tree. READ MORE: Comedy club severs ties with long-standing host of 23 years The 50-year-old is believed to have been swept away along with her dogs.

Body found in search for Angela Glover who went missing after Tonga tsunami

2022-01-17T15:09+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

A body has been found in the search for a British woman who was swept offshore by the Tonga tsunami, her brother has confirmed. Angela Glover, 50, was walking on a beach on the nation’s largest island, Tongatapu, with her husband James and dogs when the tsunami hit.

British woman missing after tsunami hits Tonga

2022-01-17T15:09+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Angela Glover, from Brighton disappeared after an undersea volcano erupted near the country on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore. Her family and friends have appealed for information on her whereabouts, with Facebook posts stating that Mrs Glover and her husband, James....

British woman dies in Tonga tsunami after trying to save her dogs

2022-01-17T15:06+0100independent-UK (en)

A British woman who went missing after a tsunami in Tonga has died, according to her family. Angela Glover, from Brighton died after an undersea volcano erupted near the Pacific nation on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore. Her brother, Nick Eleini, said the 50-year-old died while trying to save her dogs.

Body found in search for British woman Angela Glover missing after Tonga tsunami

2022-01-17T15:05+0100standard (en)

Animal charity worker Angela Glover, 50, disappeared after her coastal home was hit by a large tsunami, caused by an undersea volcano erupting on Saturday. Her husband James is reported to have managed to hold on to a tree, but Ms Glover and their dogs disappeared.

Tonga tsunami: Body of British woman swept away by wave found

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Angela Glover, from Brighton, disappeared after an undersea volcano erupted near the South Pacific island on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across its shores. The 50-year-old's family and friends had appealed for information on her whereabouts, with Facebook posts stating that Mrs....

A massive volcanic eruption and tsunami hit Tonga and the Pacific. Here's what we know

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(CNN) - An underwater volcano near Tonga has erupted for the third time in four days, potentially threatening the ability of surveillance flights to assess the damage to the Pacific island nation following Saturday's massive Australia's meteorological service said a "large eruption" took place at....

Body found in search for missing Brit, 50, swept away in Tonga tsunami

2022-01-17T15:01+0100themirror (en)

A body has been found in the search for a British woman who was swept away as a tsunami struck Tonga on Saturday. Desperate family members had appealed for help finding 50-year-old Angela Glover, who was hit by huge waves on the island's west coast. The tragedy was confirmed by her brother Nick....

British woman dies in Tonga tsunami after trying to save her dogs

2022-01-17T14:59+0100belfasttelegraph (en)

A British woman who went missing after a tsunami in Tonga has died, according to her family. A ngela Glover, from Brighton, died after an undersea volcano erupted near the Pacific nation on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore. Her brother, Nick Eleini, said the 50-year-old died while trying to save her dogs.

Body of Brit charity worker found after she died trying to rescue her dogs in Tonga tsunami as tragic last pic revealed

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A satellite image shows a plume rise over Tonga when the underwater volcano erupted. Angela was parted from husband James when a 4ft high wall of water poured through the home where they were staying. He was able to cling to a tree but Angela - who ran a dog sanctuary - was swept out to sea with up to five of her dogs.

British woman dies in Tonga tsunami after trying to save her dogs

2022-01-17T14:57+0100eveningtelegraph (en)

A British woman who went missing after a tsunami in Tonga has died, according to her family. Angela Glover, from Brighton, died after an undersea volcano erupted near the Pacific nation on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore. Her brother, Nick Eleini, said the 50-year-old died while trying to save her dogs.

Satellite images show Tonga eruption

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The various images show a large plume rising into the sky, with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) saying on its website that reports indicated the Friday blast propelled ash 20 kilometers (12.4 miles) into the air. The later Saturday (January 15) eruption of the....

Tonga Tsunami: The body of a British woman swept away by the waves | British News

2022-01-17T14:53+0100eminetra (en)

Her brothers confirmed that the body of an English woman washed away by the tsunami in Tonga was found. Angela Glover from Brighton disappeared on Saturday after a submarine volcano erupted near an island in the South Pacific, flooding its coast with a large tsunami. A 50-year-old family member and friend said in a Facebook post that Mrs.

British woman dies in Tonga tsunami after trying to save her dogs

2022-01-17T14:52+0100pressandjournal (en)

A British woman who went missing after a tsunami in Tonga has died, according to her family. Angela Glover, from Brighton, died after an undersea volcano erupted near the Pacific nation on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore. Her brother, Nick Eleini, said the 50-year-old died while trying to save her dogs.

British woman dies in Tonga tsunami after trying to save her dogs

2022-01-17T14:50+0100standard (en)

A. woman who went missing after a tsunami in Tonga has died, according to her family. Angela Glover, from Brighton died after an undersea volcano erupted near the Pacific nation on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore. Her brother, Nick Eleini, said the 50-year-old died while trying to save her dogs.

World News Flights sent to assess Tonga damage after volcanic eruption The Associated Press & Scripps National 5:08 AM, Jan 17, 2022

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand and Australia have sent military surveillance flights to assess the damage in Tonga caused by Saturday's huge undersea volcanic eruption. Communications with the Pacific island nation have remained limited since the eruption.

Damage still untold by powerful volcano eruption in Tonga | The World | D.W.

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The eruption last Saturday of the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai submarine volcano, an underwater volcano 65 kilometers north of Nuku’alofa, the capital of Tonga, is one of the most violent to have been recorded in the last thirty years in the planet, scientific sources pointed out this Monday (01.17.2022).

British Woman Swept Away in Tonga Tsunami While Attempting to Rescue Dogs

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on Saturday. The Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai volcano eruption had caused tsunami waves to hit and flood parts of Tonga’s capital, Nuku’alofa. No fatalities or serious injuries have been reported as a result of the tsunami so far. Angela Glover and her husband were reportedly swept away by the tsunami while attempting to rescue their dogs.

British woman Angela Glover dies after trying to rescue dogs in Tonga tsunami

2022-01-17T14:41+0100gbnews (en)

A British woman who went missing after a tsunami in Tonga died while trying to save her dogs, according to her family. Angela Glover, from Brighton, died after an undersea volcano erupted near the Pacific nation on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore.

Australia, New Zealand send aircraft to assess damage after Tonga eruption

2022-01-17T14:39+0100aa-en (en)

ANKARA. Australia and New Zealand deployed surveillance aircraft on Monday to assess the damage caused by a massive underwater volcano in the Pacific nation of Tonga. "We're helping our friends in #Tonga following the recent volcanic eruption. One of our P-8 Poseidons has left RAAF Base Amberley to....

Tonga tsunami: Communications 'may be down for two weeks'

2022-01-17T14:38+0100bbc (en)

Copy link About sharing It may take as much as two weeks to fully restore communications in Tonga after a massive volcanic blast that triggered a tsunami. Some of the islands' communications and power have now been restored, but the internet may be out for a while longer because of damage to an undersea cable.

Body of British woman swept away by Tonga tsunami found

2022-01-17T14:35+0100skynews (en)

Tonga tsunami: Body of British woman swept away by wave found. The body of a British woman swept away by the tsunami in Tonga has been found, her brother has confirmed. Angela Glover, from Brighton, disappeared after an undersea volcano erupted near the country on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the island's shore.

Angela Glover: Body found in search for UK woman swept away in Tonga tsunami, brother says

2022-01-17T14:35+0100independent-UK (en)

A body has been recovered in the search for a British woman living in Tonga following the tsunami that hit the country on Saturday, her brother has told The Independent. Angela Glover, 50, was separated from her husband James when a wave triggered by a volcanic eruption hit their coastal home in the low-lying Veitongo area.

Tonga calls for ‘immediate aid’ after volcanic eruption triggers tsunami

2022-01-17T14:35+0100independent-UK (en)

Tonga has called for ‘immediate aid’ after an volcanic eruption triggered a tsunami in New Zealand. The tsunami, caused by an undersea volcanic eruption on Saturday, left the Pacific island nation largely uncontactable, with electricity, internet and telephone lines severed.

World Flights sent to assess Tonga damage after volcanic eruption The Associated Press & Scripps National 8:08 AM, Jan 17, 2022

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand and Australia have sent military surveillance flights to assess the damage in Tonga caused by Saturday's huge undersea volcanic eruption. Communications with the Pacific island nation have remained limited since the eruption.

World Flights sent to assess Tonga damage after volcanic eruption The Associated Press & Scripps National 8:08 AM, Jan 17, 2022

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WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand and Australia have sent military surveillance flights to assess the damage in Tonga caused by Saturday's huge undersea volcanic eruption. Communications with the Pacific island nation have remained limited since the eruption.

Tonga’s volcano eruption and tsunami explained in maps and charts | Infographic News

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There are some 1,350 potentially active volcanoes around the world, many located around the Pacific ‘Ring of Fire’. The South Pacific nation of Tonga is still cut off from the world two days after an underwater volcano erupted – triggering tsunami alerts across the Pacific.

'Terrible shock' Body found in search for missing woman swept away by Tonga tsunami A BODY has been found in the hunt for UK national, Angela Glover, who was reported missing...

2022-01-17T14:28+0100express (en)

'Terrible shock' Body found in search for missing woman swept away by Tonga tsunami A BODY has been found in the hunt for UK national, Angela Glover, who was reported missing following the tsunami in Tonga.

Tonga Volcanic Eruption: Death Toll Unknown as Communications Cutt off in 'Once in a THOUSAND Years Phenomenon'

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An underwater volcano erupted in the Pacific Ocean on Saturday, January 15, and triggered a 7.4-magnitude earthquake and sent tsunami waves crashing into the Pacific island nation of Tonga. The massive volcanic explosion was apparently visible from space and is termed as a phenomenon that only happens 'once in a thousand years.

South Pacific eruption recorded in Oregon: USGS

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PORTLAND, Ore. ( ) – Airwaves from the underwater volcanic eruption that happened Friday night near the South Pacific island nation of Tonga were detected at seismic stations several thousand miles away in Oregon, the U.S. Geological Survey said Saturday.

EXPLAINER: Scientists Struggle to Monitor Tonga Volcano After Massive Eruption

2022-01-17T14:08+0100voanews (en)

SINGAPORE — Scientists are struggling to monitor an active volcano that erupted off the South Pacific island of Tonga at the weekend, after the explosion destroyed its sea-level crater and drowned its mass, obscuring it from satellites. The eruption of Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano, which sits....

Tonga’s volcano eruption and tsunami explained in maps and charts

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The South Pacific nation of Tonga is still cut off from the world two days after an underwater volcano erupted – triggering tsunami alerts across the Pacific. Tonga comprises 169 islands, of which 36 are inhabited, and has a population of about 105,000 people.

British woman missing after tsunami hits Tonga

2022-01-17T14:05+0100standard (en)

Angela Glover, from Brighton disappeared after an undersea volcano erupted near the country on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore. Her family and friends have appealed for information on her whereabouts, with Facebook posts stating that Mrs Glover and her husband, James....

Tonga: Two women drown on Peru beach after volcanic eruption 10,000 km away

2022-01-17T14:05+0100independent-UK (en)

The Peruvian government on Saturday closed 22 Pacific ports as a precaution amid warning of abnormally high waves in the wake of the volcanic eruption. Several homes and businesses were flooded by seawater in the northern and central regions of Peru. The eruption of volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga....

British woman missing after tsunami hits Tonga

2022-01-17T14:05+0100independent-UK (en)

A British woman is missing after a tsunami hit the nation of Tonga. Angela Glover, from Brighton disappeared after an undersea volcano erupted near the country on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore. Her family and friends have appealed for information on her whereabouts,....

Undersea cables severed after Tonga eruption, ‘heartbreaking’ blackout

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While first reconnaissance flights report extensive damage caused by the volcanic eruption and tsunami that occurred on Saturday January 15, the New Zealand press reports that telephone and Internet communications to and from Tonga could be “limited for weeks”.

Tonga volcano: Threat of another tsunami as expert warns volcano could still be active

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The underwater volcano erupted in the Pacific last week and was heard as far as the US, triggering a 7.4 magnitude earthquake, sending a tsunami towards Tonga. The Red Cross has warned that up to 80,000 people could be impacted by the natural disaster.

British woman missing after tsunami hits Tonga

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A British woman is missing after a tsunami hit the Pacific nation of Tonga. A ngela Glover, from Brighton, disappeared after an undersea volcano erupted near the country on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore. Her family and friends have appealed for information on her....

British woman swept away in Tonga tsunami while attempting to rescue dogs

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on Saturday. The Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai volcano eruption had caused tsunami waves to hit and flood parts of Tonga’s capital, Nuku’alofa. No fatalities or serious injuries have been reported as a result of the tsunami so far. Angela Glover and her husband were reportedly swept away by the tsunami while attempting to rescue their dogs.

Will Tonga volcano erupt again soon?

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THE THREAT from an underwater volcano off the Tonga islands may not be over yet, experts have warned. A tsunami was triggered by a "violent" eruption from the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano on Saturday, causing huge 4ft waves. The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano Credit: Reuters.

Tonga cut off by volcanic blast

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Sydney—Tonga was virtually cut off from the rest of the world Monday after a massive volcanic blast that crippled communications with the Pacific island nation, and experts warned internet connection may not be fully restored for weeks. It is two days since the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haa’pai volcano....

Tonga volcano: smoke and lightning seen before eruption that caused tsunami – video

2022-01-17T13:52+0100guardian (en)

Australia and New Zealand have sent surveillance flights to Tonga after the eruption of an underwater volcano that triggered a tsunami. In dramatic footage, the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano could be seen erupting a day before, sending thick plumes of ash and smoke into the sky Source: As credited.

GT Voice: Pacific island countries need Chinese investment

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The satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, and released by the agency, shows an undersea volcano eruption near the Pacific nation of Tonga on January 15, 2022.Photo: VCG The massive eruption of an underwater volcano off Tonga, which triggered tsunami waves to hit the....

Waves from undersea volcano flood parts of Santa Cruz Harbor

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A pickup is partially submerged in Santa Cruz early Saturday as the surge from a tsunami created by an underwater volcano near Tonga inundated a parking lot at the Upper Harbor. Moments later all the water receded from the lot before flooding it again shortly thereafter.

Tonga: 'The tsunami swept them away'

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The brother of a woman feared dead after a tsunami hit Tonga says he 'isn't holding out much hope' The brother of a woman who was swept away by tsunami waves in Tonga says he isn't 'holding out much hope' 48 hours after the waves hit the beaches. 105,000 residents on the islands have been left virtually uncontactable.

British woman Angela Glover still missing after being swept away in Tonga tsunami

2022-01-17T13:30+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

People on the west coast of Tongatapu are desperately searching for a missing British woman who remains missing after a Tsunami struck Tonga on Saturday. It is believed 50-year-old Angela Glover was swept away when she was hit by 4ft high waves. Mrs Glover ran a sanctuary for dogs in Tonga’s capital and has been missing since Saturday.

I fear my Brit sister is dead in Tonga tsunami – I think we’ll find a body but I’m still holding out hope

2022-01-17T13:26+0100thesun (en)

THE brother of a British woman missing after the Tonga tsunami has said he fears she is dead. Nick Eleini has said he has hope but now believes he it's a case of recovering the body of Angela Glover, who was swept out to sea with her dogs. A satellite image shows a plume rise over Tonga when the underwater volcano erupted.

Height of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai eruption reached 30 km (98 500 feet) a.s.l., Tonga

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Eruptive column produced by the massive eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano in Tonga at 04:10 UTC on January 15, 2022, likely reached a height of about 30 km (98 500 feet) above sea level. The data is coming from Ozone Mapping and Profiler Suite (OMPS) Limb Profiler aboard the Suomi NPP satellite.

Explainer: Scientists struggle to monitor Tonga volcano after massive eruption

2022-01-17T13:11+0100reuters-es (en)

SINGAPORE, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Scientists are struggling to monitor an active volcano that erupted off the South Pacific island of Tonga at the weekend, after the explosion destroyed its sea-level crater and drowned its mass, obscuring it from satellites.

Explainer: Scientists struggle to monitor Tonga volcano after massive eruption

2022-01-17T13:11+0100reuters-it (en)

SINGAPORE, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Scientists are struggling to monitor an active volcano that erupted off the South Pacific island of Tonga at the weekend, after the explosion destroyed its sea-level crater and drowned its mass, obscuring it from satellites.

British woman Angela Glover still missing after being swept away in Tonga tsunami

2022-01-17T13:10+0100gbnews (en)

People on the west coast of Tongatapu are desperately searching for a missing British woman who remains missing after a Tsunami struck Tonga on Saturday. It is believed 50-year-old Angela Glover was swept away when she was hit by 4ft high waves. Mrs Glover ran a sanctuary for dogs in Tonga’s capital and has been missing since Saturday.

Australia, New Zealand Send Aircraft To Assess Damage After Tonga Eruption

2022-01-17T13:06+0100haberler-en (en)

Australia and New Zealand deployed surveillance aircraft on Monday to assess the damage caused by a massive underwater volcano in the Pacific nation of Tonga. "We're helping our friends in #Tonga following the recent volcanic eruption. One of our P-8 Poseidons has left RAAF Base Amberley to assist....

Australia, New Zealand send aircraft to assess damage after Tonga eruption

2022-01-17T12:57+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

ANKARA. Australia and New Zealand deployed surveillance aircraft on Monday to assess the damage caused by a massive underwater volcano in the Pacific nation of Tonga. "We're helping our friends in #Tonga following the recent volcanic eruption. One of our P-8 Poseidons has left RAAF Base Amberley to....

Tonga volcano: smoke and lightning seen before eruption that caused tsunami – video

2022-01-17T12:57+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Australia and New Zealand have sent surveillance flights to Tonga after the eruption of an underwater volcano that triggered a tsunami. In dramatic footage, the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano could be seen erupting a day before, sending thick plumes of ash and smoke into the sky Source: As credited.

Volcano eruption in Tonga was a once-in-a-millennium event

2022-01-17T12:56+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

By Satellite photo of the eruption. CIRA/NOAA/Handout via REUTERS. The massive explosion of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano in Tonga on Saturday was its most powerful eruption since AD 1100. The after-effects have been felt around the globe and the damage is still being counted.

Tonga: new ‘great eruption’ of the volcano detected – World

2022-01-17T12:45+0100d1softballnews (en)

A new “great eruption” of the undersea volcano of the Tonga Islands has been detected, the geological monitoring bodies report. This latest eruption, after the one that triggered a tsunami in the Pacific three days ago, was detected at 11:10 pm yesterday, according to an alert from the Australian....

Desperate search for missing Brit swept away in Tongan tsunami

2022-01-17T12:42+0100bristolpost (en)

Angela Glover's brother has told how he fears for her life after she failed to return home following the terrifying incident on Saturday. She and her husband James were both hit by the waves but he managed to survive by clinging on to a tree. The two were walking four or five dogs when the tragedy struck.

Desperate search for missing Brit swept away in Tongan tsunami

2022-01-17T12:38+0100thanetgazette (en)

Angela Glover's brother has told how he fears for her life after she failed to return home following the terrifying incident on Saturday. She and her husband James were both hit by the waves but he managed to survive by clinging on to a tree. The two were walking four or five dogs when the tragedy struck.

Desperate search for missing Brit swept away in Tongan tsunami

2022-01-17T12:37+0100plymouthherald (en)

Angela Glover's brother has told how he fears for her life after she failed to return home following the terrifying incident on Saturday. She and her husband James were both hit by the waves but he managed to survive by clinging on to a tree. The two were walking four or five dogs when the tragedy struck.

Desperate search for missing Brit swept away in Tongan tsunami

2022-01-17T12:33+0100southwales-eveningpost (en)

Angela Glover's brother has told how he fears for her life after she failed to return home following the terrifying incident on Saturday. She and her husband James were both hit by the waves but he managed to survive by clinging on to a tree. The two were walking four or five dogs when the tragedy struck.

Desperate search for missing Brit swept away in Tongan tsunami

2022-01-17T12:32+0100surreymirror (en)

Angela Glover's brother has told how he fears for her life after she failed to return home following the terrifying incident on Saturday. She and her husband James were both hit by the waves but he managed to survive by clinging on to a tree. The two were walking four or five dogs when the tragedy struck.

Shockwaves from Massive Tonga Volcanic Eruption Felt in India Too less than an hour ago IMD Goa said between 8.45 p.m. and 9 p.m. on January 15, the automatic weather station (AWS) at Panaji recorded a rise in pressure by 1.3 millibars, supposedly because of the shockwaves.

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"Every weather station across India recorded the spike. It was expected and it was noticed," said D.S. Pai, who heads India Meteorological Department's (IMD) climate research and services in Pune. For instance, IMD Goa said between 8.45 p.m. and 9 p.m. on January 15, the automatic weather station (AWS) at Panaji recorded a rise in pressure by 1.

Tonga volcanic eruption shockwaves felt in India too

2022-01-17T12:25+0100dtnext (en)

New Delhi The massive shockwaves due to the eruption of Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai in Tonga were also felt across India, meteorologists said on Monday. "Every weather station across India recorded the spike. It was expected and it was noticed," said D.S. Pai, who heads India Meteorological Department's (IMD) climate research and services in Pune.

Tonga volcano: Video shows eruption day before tsunami

2022-01-17T12:25+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Watch this dramatic footage from the Tonga Geological Society that shows the underwater Pacific volcano erupting on Friday - one day before it triggered a tsunami. The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai erupted for days, covering the Pacific islands in ash, cutting power and severing communications.

British woman Angela Glover missing after Tonga tsunami

2022-01-17T12:25+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Animal charity worker Angela Glover, 50, has not been seen since her coastal home was hit. Her husband James is reported to have managed to hold on to a tree, but Ms Glover and their dogs disappeared. Ms Glover, originally from Brighton , co-managed a tattoo parlour and ran a dog rescue centre in Tonga’s capital, Nuku’alofa.

Tonga tsunami 2022: what happened on island after volcano eruption - and who is the British woman missing?

2022-01-17T12:23+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Searches continue for Brighton-born Angela, 50, who was swept away with her dogs as her husband managed to cling onto a tree. A British woman living in Tonga has been reported missing by friends and family following a tsunami that hit the island on Saturday (15 January).

Drinking water, ash big concern as Tonga damage after tsunami

2022-01-17T12:21+0100france24-en (en)

Australia and New Zealand sent surveillance flights on Monday to assess damage in Tonga, isolated from the rest of the world after the eruption of a volcano that triggered a tsunami and blanketed the Pacific island with ash. The content you requested does not exist or is not available anymore.

Desperate search for missing Brit swept away in Tongan tsunami

2022-01-17T12:21+0100icWales (en)

Angela Glover's brother has told how he fears for her life after she failed to return home following the terrifying incident on Saturday. She and her husband James were both hit by the waves but he managed to survive by clinging on to a tree. The two were walking four or five dogs when the tragedy struck.

Desperate search for missing Brit swept away in Tongan tsunami

2022-01-17T12:18+0100hulldailymail (en)

Angela Glover's brother has told how he fears for her life after she failed to return home following the terrifying incident on Saturday. She and her husband James were both hit by the waves but he managed to survive by clinging on to a tree. The two were walking four or five dogs when the tragedy struck.

Two People Drowned by Abnormally High Waves in Peru after Tonga Volcano Eruption

2022-01-17T12:17+0100sunstkitts (en)

LIMA, Jan 16 (Reuters) – Two people drowned off a beach in northern Peru, the local civil defense authority reported on Sunday, after unusually high waves were recorded in several coastal areas following Saturday’s eruption of an underwater volcano in Tonga in the Pacific Ocean.

Desperate search for missing Brit swept away in Tongan tsunami

2022-01-17T12:16+0100cambridge-news (en)

Angela Glover's brother has told how he fears for her life after she failed to return home following the terrifying incident on Saturday. She and her husband James were both hit by the waves but he managed to survive by clinging on to a tree. The two were walking four or five dogs when the tragedy struck.

Desperate search for missing Brit swept away in Tongan tsunami

2022-01-17T12:15+0100exeterexpressandecho (en)

Angela Glover's brother has told how he fears for her life after she failed to return home following the terrifying incident on Saturday. She and her husband James were both hit by the waves but he managed to survive by clinging on to a tree. The two were walking four or five dogs when the tragedy struck.

Desperate search for missing Brit swept away in Tongan tsunami

2022-01-17T12:14+0100essexchronicle (en)

Angela Glover's brother has told how he fears for her life after she failed to return home following the terrifying incident on Saturday. She and her husband James were both hit by the waves but he managed to survive by clinging on to a tree. The two were walking four or five dogs when the tragedy struck.

Desperate search for missing Brit swept away in Tongan tsunami

2022-01-17T12:08+0100brentwoodgazette (en)

Angela Glover's brother has told how he fears for her life after she failed to return home following the terrifying incident on Saturday. She and her husband James were both hit by the waves but he managed to survive by clinging on to a tree. The two were walking four or five dogs when the tragedy struck.

Support for Tonga announced during South Coast visit

2022-01-17T12:08+0100illawarramercury (en)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne said Australia was working closely with the Government of Tonga following the eruption of an underwater volcano that sent tsunami waves crashing on the Pacific Island on Saturday. Senator Payne announced a Royal Australian Air Force aircraft had been....

Desperate search for missing Brit swept away in Tongan tsunami

2022-01-17T12:07+0100bathchronicle (en)

Angela Glover's brother has told how he fears for her life after she failed to return home following the terrifying incident on Saturday. She and her husband James were both hit by the waves but he managed to survive by clinging on to a tree. The two were walking four or five dogs when the tragedy struck.

Desperate search for missing Brit swept away in Tongan tsunami

2022-01-17T12:05+0100stokesentinel (en)

Angela Glover's brother has told how he fears for her life after she failed to return home following the terrifying incident on Saturday. She and her husband James were both hit by the waves but he managed to survive by clinging on to a tree. The two were walking four or five dogs when the tragedy struck.

Desperate search for missing Brit swept away in Tongan tsunami

2022-01-17T12:04+0100derbytelegraph (en)

Angela Glover's brother has told how he fears for her life after she failed to return home following the terrifying incident on Saturday. She and her husband James were both hit by the waves but he managed to survive by clinging on to a tree. The two were walking four or five dogs when the tragedy struck.

Desperate search for missing Brit swept away in Tongan tsunami

2022-01-17T12:03+0100leicestermercury (en)

Angela Glover's brother has told how he fears for her life after she failed to return home following the terrifying incident on Saturday. She and her husband James were both hit by the waves but he managed to survive by clinging on to a tree. The two were walking four or five dogs when the tragedy struck.

Desperate search for missing Brit swept away in Tongan tsunami

2022-01-17T12:02+0100coventrytelegraph (en)

Angela Glover's brother has told how he fears for her life after she failed to return home following the terrifying incident on Saturday. She and her husband James were both hit by the waves but he managed to survive by clinging on to a tree. The two were walking four or five dogs when the tragedy struck.

Tonga cut off by volcanic blast

2022-01-17T12:02+0100urdupoint (en)

the rest of the world Monday after a massive volcanic blast that crippled communications with the Pacific island nation, and experts warned not be fully restored for weeks. It is two days since the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haa'pai volcano exploded, cloaking Tonga in ash, triggering a Pacific-wide tsunami....

New Zealand Air Force Orion aircraft departing for tsunami-hit Tonga

2022-01-17T12:01+0100urdupoint (en)

WELLINGTON, Jan. 17 (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 17th Jan, 2022 ) :A Royal New Zealand Air Force Orion aircraft left Base Auckland on Monday morning for tsunami-hit Tonga to assist in an initial impact assessment of the area and low-lying islands.

Desperate search for missing Brit swept away in Tongan tsunami

2022-01-17T11:59+0100gloucestercitizen (en)

Angela Glover's brother has told how he fears for her life after she failed to return home following the terrifying incident on Saturday. She and her husband James were both hit by the waves but he managed to survive by clinging on to a tree. The two were walking four or five dogs when the tragedy struck.

Explainer-Scientists struggle to monitor Tonga volcano after massive eruption

2022-01-17T11:58+0100euronews-en (en)

By Kanupriya Kapoor. SINGAPORE – Scientists are struggling to monitor an active volcano that erupted off the South Pacific island of Tonga at the weekend, after the explosion destroyed its sea-level crater and drowned its mass, obscuring it from satellites.

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga, communications still cut

2022-01-17T11:54+0100taiwannews (en)

Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Violent eruption of underwater volcano near Tonga causes tsunami

2022-01-17T11:52+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

An underwater volcano in the Southern Pacific Ocean violently erupted on Saturday, and was heard 10-thousand kilometers away in Alaska. The Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai sent tsunami waves crashing across the shores of nearby Tonga. It also sent ash, gas and steam 20 kilometers up into the air.

Villanueva: Tap bulk of P2.26-B reforestation fund to provide jobs in Odette areas

2022-01-17T11:46+0100mb-com-ph (en)

Senator Joel Villanueva on Monday, January 17 said the bulk of this year’s P2.26 billion reforestation fund should go to ‘typhoon ’Odette’’-hit areas so that victims could earn while replanting trees in lands described as having been “scraped by steel brush.’’ ‘’Using the P2.

Pacific volcano: Daughter's fears after Tonga tsunami

2022-01-17T11:44+0100bbc (en)

A woman unable to contact her parents after a volcano erupted near Tonga has called it "one of the toughest moments" of her life. Siniva Filise, 42, from Barry, Vale of Glamorgan, has been struggling to call parents Fakahau and Lioneti Valu. An undersea volcano erupted on Saturday , sending tsunami waves crashing across Tonga's shores.

Satellite images show volcanic eruption that caused tsunami in Pacific

2022-01-17T11:42+0100fox35orlando (en)

Satellite images show volcano erupt near Tonga. An underwater volcano has erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. (Credit: RAMMB/CIRA via Storyful) An underwater volcano has erupted near the Pacific nation....

Tonga tsunami: Major damage reported amid communications blackout

2022-01-17T11:39+0100saudigazette (en)

WELLINGTON — Significant damage has been reported after a tsunami hit the Pacific island nation of Tonga, but communications problems are making getting the full picture difficult. The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai volcano erupted on Sunday, about 65km (40 miles) north of the capital Nuku'alofa.

Tonga volcano: Video shows eruption day before tsunami

2022-01-17T11:36+0100bbc (en)

Watch this dramatic footage from the Tonga Geological Society that shows the underwater Pacific volcano erupting on Friday - one day before it triggered a tsunami. The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai erupted for days, covering the Pacific islands in ash, cutting power and severing communications.

Angela Glover: Fears grow for missing British charity worker swept away in Tonga tsunami

2022-01-17T11:34+0100independent-UK (en)

The family of woman living in Tonga say she is missing following the tsunami which hit the country on Saturday. Angela Glover was at her home with her husband, James, and their dogs when the tsunami triggered by volcanic eruption hit their house in the low-lying Veitongo area. Mr Glover was able to hold on to a tree as waves as high as 4 foot (1.

Tonga was virtually cut off from the rest of the world Monday after a massive volcanic blast that crippled communications with the Pacific island nation, and experts warned internet connection may not...

2022-01-17T11:32+0100sinchew (en)

SYDNEY, Jan 17 (AFP) — Tonga was virtually cut off from the rest of the world Monday after a massive volcanic blast that crippled communications with the Pacific island nation, and experts warned internet connection may not be fully restored for weeks.

Surveillance flights finally getting to view damage to Tonga from eruption of huge undersea volcano

2022-01-17T11:30+0100flipboard (en)

International cable cut 37kms off Nuku'alofa, and the domestic one cut 47km offshore. On Saturday, the volcano at Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai erupted, … This winter’s onslaught of wet weather, per calculations from the U.S. National Drought Monitor, pulled most of Northern California out of the worst....

British woman Angela Glover missing after Tonga tsunami

2022-01-17T11:17+0100standard (en)

Animal charity worker Angela Glover, 50, has not been seen since her coastal home was hit. Her husband James is reported to have managed to hold on to a tree, but Ms Glover and their dogs disappeared. Ms Glover, originally from Brighton , co-managed a tattoo parlour and ran a dog rescue centre in Tonga’s capital, Nuku’alofa.

Tonga’s tsunami horror triggers an urgent search for the last missing Briton seen with her husband | UK | News

2022-01-17T11:13+0100eminetra (en)

Angela Glover, 50, was declared missing after waves rushed into Tonga following a volcanic eruption that caused shock waves throughout the island. Grover, who runs an animal shelter in a small country, is currently missing for an estimated 48 hours, her brother said.

Flights sent to assess Tonga damage after volcano

2022-01-17T11:10+0100gulfnews (en)

A couple looks at a damaged boat in a marina at Tutukaka, New Zealand, after waves of volcano eruption swept into the marina. An undersea volcano erupted spectacularly Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. Image Credit: AP.

Two people drowned by abnormally high waves in Peru after Tonga volcano

2022-01-17T11:10+0100euronews-en (en)

LIMA – Two people drowned off a beach in northern Peru, the local civil defense authority reported on Sunday, after unusually high waves were recorded in several coastal areas following Saturday’s eruption of an underwater volcano in Tonga in the Pacific Ocean.

Malaysia says no tsunami threat along its coasts following Tonga volcano eruption

2022-01-17T11:09+0100phuketgazette (en)

Tsunami warnings were issued in the US, Canada, and Japan following a large underwater volcanic eruption that originated on a small island in the South Pacific last weekend. The Malaysian Meteorological Department (MetMalaysia) declared that there would be no tsunami threat in Malaysia yesterday.

Navy: use of beaches, artisanal fishing and other activities suspended due to volcanic eruption in Tonga | Society

2022-01-17T11:09+0100archyde (en)

issued an official statement in which it made a series of announcements after the eruption of the volcano in Tonga and the increasing movement of the seas off the Peruvian coast. According to the Directorate of Hydrography, these new measures will come into force from the date of their issuance and....

Attention! They detect another large volcanic eruption in Tonga

2022-01-17T11:09+0100today24 (en)

Tonga.- This Sunday afternoon, January 16, there was a large volcanic eruption in tonga , This was reported by the monitoring station based in Darwin, Australia, just a few days after that same submarine volcano named Southern-Ha’apai people eruption affecting the whole world.

Australia and New Zealand sent planes to assess the damage in Tonga after the volcano eruption

2022-01-17T11:09+0100today24 (en)

military aircraft in flight. Australia and New Zealand have sent military aircraft to Tonga to assess the damage in this remote South Pacific country. caused by the violent eruption on Saturday of the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai underwater volcano, which triggered a tsunami.

Tonga tsunami: Major damage reported amid communications black out

2022-01-17T11:05+0100bbc (en)

Significant damage has been reported after a tsunami hit the Pacific island nation of Tonga, but communications problems are making getting the full picture difficult. Internet and telephone communications are extremely limited and outlying coastal areas remain cut off, leaving the real scale of the damage unclear.

Samoa Use of phones during disaster questioned 17 January 2022, 10:37PM

2022-01-17T11:04+0100samoaobserver (en)

The public’s use of mobile phones to document events in the face of a looming disaster has come under fire from Samoa’s National Emergency Operation Centre (N.E.O.C.) Chairman. Agafili Shem Leo, who is also the C.E.O. of the Ministry of Prime Minister and Cabinet, told a press conference at the N.E.O.

Tonga tsunami: Communications 'may be down for two weeks'

2022-01-17T11:03+0100news-yahoo (en)

It may take as much as two weeks to fully restore communications in Tonga after a massive volcanic blast that triggered a tsunami. Some of the islands' communications and power have now been restored, but the internet may be out for a while longer because of damage to an undersea cable.

Tonga tsunami: Major damage reported amid communications black out

2022-01-17T11:03+0100news-yahoo (en)

Significant damage has been reported after a tsunami hit the Pacific island nation of Tonga, but communications problems are making getting the full picture difficult. The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai volcano erupted on Sunday, about 65km (40 miles) north of the capital Nuku'alofa.

Peru – 2 Dead After Tonga Volcano Triggers Coastal Flooding

2022-01-17T11:00+0100floodlist (en)

Two people have died in Peru after the eruption of an undersea volcano thousands of kilometres away off the coast of Tonga caused high waves along the Peruvian coast on 16 January 2022. Volcano eruption in Tonga, 15 January 2022. Image: Tonga Meteorological Services, Government of Tonga.

1ST TIME SEEN IN JAPAN Shock waves blamed for high tidal surge after Tonga eruption January 17, 2022 Tsunami experts theorize that shock waves produced after a massive underwater volcanic eruption near Tonga on Jan. 15 caused the higher tidal levels seen along Japan's Pacific coastline.

2022-01-17T10:59+0100ajw (en)

Tsunami experts theorize that shock waves produced after a massive underwater volcanic eruption near Tonga on Jan. 15 caused the higher tidal levels seen along Japan's Pacific coastline. It was the first time that an underwater volcanic eruption abroad caused surges in the sea level that affected Japan.

Live-event Tonga eruption LIVE: 'Nothing tells us what'll happen next' experts panic after explosion A VOLCANIC eruption and tsunami have left the Pacific kingdom Tonga isolated and in...

2022-01-17T10:59+0100express (en)

SUBSCRIBE Invalid email. We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Janine Krippner, a New Zealand-based....

Tonga tsunami: Major damage reported amid communications black out

2022-01-17T10:58+0100yahoo-au (en)

Significant damage has been reported after a tsunami hit the Pacific island nation of Tonga, but communications problems are making getting the full picture difficult. The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai volcano erupted on Sunday, about 65km (40 miles) north of the capital Nuku'alofa.

Tonga tsunami: Communications 'may be down for two weeks'

2022-01-17T10:58+0100yahoo-au (en)

It may take as much as two weeks to fully restore communications in Tonga after a massive volcanic blast that triggered a tsunami. Some of the islands' communications and power have now been restored, but the internet may be out for a while longer because of damage to an undersea cable.

Brit animal worker describes ‘eerie silence’ in haunting last pic before she’s swept away with her dogs by Tonga tsunami

2022-01-17T10:55+0100thesun (en)

A HAUNTING last photograph was posted by a British woman who it’s feared was swept away with her dogs in the tsunami that struck Tonga. Angela Glover, 50, wrote of an “eerie silence” before the 4ft waves poured through the coastal home where she was staying with her husband James.

Submerged Tonga volcano leaves scientists in suspense after eruption

2022-01-17T10:54+0100businessday (en)

Singapore — Scientists are struggling to monitor an active volcano that erupted off the South Pacific island of Tonga at the weekend, after the explosion destroyed its sea-level crater and drowned its mass, obscuring it from satellites. The eruption of Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano, which sits....

Local Tongan community working to get updates on situation after volcanic eruption near Tonga

2022-01-17T10:53+0100kiro7 (en)

. January 17, 2022 at 1:37 am PST By KIRO 7 News Staff and The Associated Press KING COUNTY, Wash. After a volcanic eruption undersea near Tonga early Saturday, New Zealand and Australia sent military flights on Monday to assess the damage left behind in the Pacific island nation.

NZ's C-130 Hercules to deliver aid to tsunami-hit Tonga

2022-01-17T10:51+0100menafn (en)

Wellington, Jan 17 (IANS) A New Zealand Air Force C-130 Hercules departed for Tonga on Monday to airdrop fresh water and other essential supplies, as the Pacific island country suffered from a serious tsunami following a major volcanic eruption. The plane loaded with provisions to Tonga is requested....

EXPLAINER: Scientists struggle to monitor Tonga volcano after massive eruption

2022-01-17T10:49+0100rappler (en)

Some volcanologists liken the eruption to the 1991 Pinatubo eruption in the Philippines. On the day of the eruption, 400,000 lightning events are recorded in just 3 hours, which comes down to 100 lightning events per second. The unusual ‘astounding’ speed and force of the eruption indicated a....

Shock waves blamed for high tidal surge after Tonga eruption

2022-01-17T10:47+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Tsunami experts theorize that shock waves produced after a massive underwater volcanic eruption near Tonga on Jan. 15 caused the higher tidal levels seen along Japan's Pacific coastline. It was the first time that an underwater volcanic eruption abroad caused surges in the sea level that affected Japan.

Tsunami leaves two dead in Peru

2022-01-17T10:47+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Peru's tsunami authority said there was no need to alarm the population. Two people have died in Peru this weekend as a consequence of the eruption of a volcano in Tonga which resulted in a strong wave hitting the Nyalamp beach near the northwestern city of Lambayeque, it was reported.

Explainer-Scientists struggle to monitor Tonga volcano after massive eruption

2022-01-17T10:45+0100saltwire (en)

By Kanupriya Kapoor. SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Scientists are struggling to monitor an active volcano that erupted off the South Pacific island of Tonga at the weekend, after the explosion destroyed its sea-level crater and drowned its mass, obscuring it from satellites.

Tonga tsunami horror sparks urgent search for missing Briton last seen with husband

2022-01-17T10:45+0100express (en)

SUBSCRIBE Invalid email. We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Angela Glover, 50, was declared missing after....

NZ and Australia sent surveillance flights to Tonga, the only way to figure out what happened after a tsunami cut off internet and phone access

2022-01-17T10:41+0100insider-com (en)

A tsunami hit the Polynesian island nation of Tonga on Saturday, knocking out its communications. Australia and New Zealand sent flights to assess the damage. Officials are warning the damage could be huge, but news is scant due to the lack of communications.

Tsunami hits Tonga after underwater volcanic eruption

2022-01-17T10:35+0100observer (en)

People have been forced to flee their homes and streets and buildings have flooded as tsunami waves crashed into Tonga’s main island of Tongatapu, following a huge underwater volcano explosion. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii , Alaska, the US Pacific coast and Japan, with reports of waves throwing boats up into the docks in Hawaii.

Tsunami leaves two dead in Peru

2022-01-17T10:28+0100mercopress (en)

Peru's tsunami authority said there was no need to alarm the population. Two people have died in Peru this weekend as a consequence of the eruption of a volcano in Tonga which resulted in a strong wave hitting the Nyalamp beach near the northwestern city of Lambayeque, it was reported.

Scientists struggle to monitor Tonga volcano after massive eruption

2022-01-17T10:26+0100JakartaPost (en)

Scientists are struggling to monitor an active volcano that erupted off the South Pacific island of Tonga at the weekend, after the explosion destroyed its sea-level crater and drowned its mass, obscuring it from satellites. The eruption of Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano, which sits on the....

Samoa Tongans in Samoa praying, hoping for loved ones 17 January 2022, 9:51PM

2022-01-17T10:19+0100samoaobserver (en)

Tongan nationals residing in Samoa are hopeful they will soon hear from their loved ones in the island kingdom following last Saturday's volcanic eruption and tsunami disasters. Two students at The University of the South Pacific (U.S.P.) Samoa Campus, Vainga Fonua and Sola Feao, told the Samoa....

People were stunned with anger after watching the video.

2022-01-17T10:14+0100morningexpress (en)

What doesn’t the desire of people to be famous make them do anything. But many times people do such stupid acts, due to which their lives are also made. Often such videos keep coming in front of us. Everyone is stunned to see them. A similar video has surfaced again these days.

Scientists struggle to monitor Tonga volcano after massive blast

2022-01-17T10:12+0100thesundaily (en)

SINGAPORE : Scientists are struggling to monitor an active volcano that erupted off the South Pacific island of Tonga at the weekend, after the explosion destroyed its sea-level crater and drowned its mass, obscuring it from satellites. The eruption of Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano, which sits....

New Zealand Defence Force prepares ships for Tonga tsunami response

2022-01-17T10:12+0100bairdmaritime (en)

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is currently preparing ships as part of the New Zealand government’s response to a recent tsunami that affected the island nation of Tonga. On Monday, January 17, the NZDF said it has placed personnel on shortened notices to move and that Royal New Zealand Navy....

British woman swept away in Tonga tsunami

2022-01-17T10:08+0100thetimes (en)

The family of a British animal charity worker swept away by the Tongan tsunami have urgently appealed for help tracing her. Angela Glover, 50, was separated from her husband James, when the wave triggered by the huge eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Ha’apai volcano on Saturday hit their coastal home.

New fears of more volcanic explosions in Tonga after devastating tsunami Yahoo News Australia

2022-01-17T09:57+0100yahoo-au (en)

Australian support remains on standby amid concerns an underwater volcano that erupted in Tonga and sparked a tsunami is likely to erupt again in coming days. The Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai volcano forms part of the "Pacific ring of fire" volcanoes which are explosive and expected to create powerful eruptions.

British woman swept away in Tonga tsunami

2022-01-17T09:56+0100thesundaytimes (en)

A British animal charity worker is missing in Tonga after she was swept away by a tsunami on Saturday while trying to rescue her dogs. Angela Glover, 50, was washed away when she and her British husband, James, were hit by 1.2 metre waves caused by an underwater volcano, her brother Nick Eleini said.

Explainer-Scientists struggle to monitor Tonga volcano after massive eruption By Kanupriya Kapoor SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Scientists are struggling to monitor an active volcano that erupted off the South Pacific island of Tonga at... 49m ago

2022-01-17T09:54+0100kelo (en)

By Kanupriya Kapoor. SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Scientists are struggling to monitor an active volcano that erupted off the South Pacific island of Tonga at the weekend, after the explosion destroyed its sea-level crater and drowned its mass, obscuring it from satellites.

After a volcanic eruption off Tonga: reconnaissance flights and relief supplies are on their way

2022-01-17T09:52+0100california18 (en)

Two days after the massive eruption of a submarine volcano near the Pacific island nation of Tonga, military aircraft from New Zealand and Australia explored the situation from the air. The extent of the damage in the South Seas archipelago is still unclear, Tonga is largely cut off from the outside world.

Scientists struggle to monitor Tonga volcano after massive eruption

2022-01-17T09:51+0100straitstimesSG (en)

SINGAPORE (REUTERS) - Scientists are struggling to monitor an active volcano that erupted off the South Pacific island of Tonga at the weekend, after the explosion destroyed its sea-level crater and drowned its mass, obscuring it from satellites. The eruption of Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano,....

Explainer-Scientists struggle to monitor Tonga volcano after massive eruption By Kanupriya Kapoor SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Scientists are struggling to monitor an active volcano that erupted off the South Pacific island of Tonga at... 42m ago

2022-01-17T09:48+0100wsau (en)

By Kanupriya Kapoor. SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Scientists are struggling to monitor an active volcano that erupted off the South Pacific island of Tonga at the weekend, after the explosion destroyed its sea-level crater and drowned its mass, obscuring it from satellites.

Shockwaves from Tonga tsunami reached Cyprus

2022-01-17T09:45+0100FinancialMirror (en)

The shockwaves triggered by the huge undersea volcano eruption in Tonga in the Pacific reached Cyprus nearly 17,000 km away, said Department of Meteorology Director Kleanthis Nicolaides. Speaking to CNA, Nicolaides said that at 22:00 Saturday, the Department’s observation systems at the airports of....

Explainer-Scientists struggle to monitor Tonga volcano after massive eruption

2022-01-17T09:44+0100metro-us (en)

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Scientists are struggling to monitor an active volcano that erupted off the South Pacific island of Tonga at the weekend, after the explosion destroyed its sea-level crater and drowned its mass, obscuring it from satellites. The eruption of Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai volcano,....

Tonga volcano horror as experts warn volcano could erupt again during month of hell

2022-01-17T09:44+0100express (en)

SUBSCRIBE Invalid email. We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info The Red Cross has warned that up to 80,000....

Scientists struggle to monitor Tonga volcano after massive eruption

2022-01-17T09:43+0100alarabiya-en (en)

Scientists are struggling to monitor an active volcano that erupted off the South Pacific island of Tonga over the weekend, after the explosion destroyed its sea-level crater and drowned its mass, obscuring it from satellites. The eruption of Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai volcano, which sits on the....

Australia, New Zealand Step Up Efforts to Aid Tsunami-Hit Tonga

2022-01-17T09:40+0100europesun (en)

SYDNEY/WELLINGTON - Australia and New Zealand dispatched surveillance flights on Monday to assess the damage in Tonga, isolated from the rest of the world due to the eruption of an underwater volcano that triggered a tsunami and blanketed the Pacific island with ash.

Drinking water, ash big concern after Tonga tsunami

2022-01-17T09:39+0100gulfnews (en)

A Royal New Zealand Air Force Orion aircraft prepares to leave Base Auckland for Tonga to assist in an initial impact assessment of the area and low-lying islands after the Pacific island nation was hit by a tsunami triggered by a massive undersea volcanic eruption January 17, 2022. Image Credit: via REUTERS.

Overseas Tongans wait anxiously for news after volcano eruption

2022-01-17T09:37+0100aljazeera-en (en)

Overseas Tongans are waiting anxiously for news of loved ones after a powerful volcanic eruption and tsunami severed communications with the kingdom in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. Concerns among the 85,000-strong Tongan community in New Zealand were heightened on Monday by news it could be two....

Tonga Left Largely Cut Off After Volcanic Eruption, Tsunami

2022-01-17T09:36+0100wsj-en (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand—When an underwater volcanic eruption off Tonga triggered tsunami waves at least a meter high on Saturday, the managers of the Ha’atafu Beach Resort and their children sprinted through bushes in a desperate scramble to safety. They have since returned to a changed landscape.

Tonga’s volcanic eruption reveals vulnerabilities in our global communication system

2022-01-17T09:34+0100jioforme (en)

Dale Dominey Howes, Professor of Hazard and Disaster Risk Science, University of Sydney. Much of the communication with the island’s inhabitants has been stalled in the wake of the violent volcanic eruption in Tonga. In today’s highly connected world, over 95% of global data transfers take place along intersecting fiber optic cables.

Explainer-Scientists struggle to monitor Tonga volcano after massive eruption

2022-01-17T09:34+0100news-yahoo (en)

By Kanupriya Kapoor. SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Scientists are struggling to monitor an active volcano that erupted off the South Pacific island of Tonga at the weekend, after the explosion destroyed its sea-level crater and drowned its mass, obscuring it from satellites.

Samoa Tongan eruption didn't endanger lives, property: F.E.S.A. 17 January 2022, 9:12PM

2022-01-17T09:34+0100samoaobserver (en)

Fire and Emergency Services Authority (F.E.S.A.) did not receive any reports of people in danger or properties being damaged following last Saturday’s volcanic eruption in Tonga. F.E.S.A. Commissioner Tanuvasa Petone Mauga – who was accompanied to a press conference on Monday by the N.E.O.C.

Australia, New Zealand Step Up Efforts to Aid Tsunami-Hit Tonga

2022-01-17T09:32+0100manilametro (en)

SYDNEY/WELLINGTON - Australia and New Zealand dispatched surveillance flights on Monday to assess the damage in Tonga, isolated from the rest of the world due to the eruption of an underwater volcano that triggered a tsunami and blanketed the Pacific island with ash.

Latest14 mins ago Tonga cut off by volcanic blast

2022-01-17T09:25+0100tribuneonline (en)

Tonga was virtually cut off from the rest of the world Monday after a massive volcanic blast that crippled communications with the Pacific island nation, and experts warned internet connection may not be fully restored for weeks. It is two days since the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haa’pai volcano exploded,....

Tongan blast was violent and vast, but may not disrupt global warming

2022-01-17T09:25+0100brisbanetimes (en)

Moments after the furious explosion on Saturday the communications cable that runs under the sea from Tonga to Fiji to the rest of the world went dead, cutting the island nation off as it confronted what is now thought to be the largest volcanic explosion since the turn of the century.

Reconnaissance flights should clarify the situation in Tonga

2022-01-17T09:21+0100california18 (en)

Both Australia and New Zealand sent planes on Monday to reconnoiter the situation – so far the ash in the air has prevented this. The New Zealand military said it was preparing to send ships to the region, but had not yet received an official request for assistance.

Tonga cut off by volcanic blast

2022-01-17T09:16+0100brecorder (en)

SYDNEY: Tonga was virtually cut off from the rest of the world Monday after a massive volcanic blast that crippled communications with the Pacific island nation, and experts warned internet connection may not be fully restored for weeks. It is two days since the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haa'pai volcano....

Tonga volcano: British woman missing after tsunami 'swept her away with her dogs'

2022-01-17T09:13+0100themirror (en)

A desperate search has been launched for a British woman who is missing following Saturday's tsunami in Tonga. Angela Glover, 50, was swept away as she and husband James were hit by 4ft waves on the west coast of Tongatapu, the country's main island. Angela, who managed a tattoo parlour and ran a....

Brighton woman ‘missing’ after Tonga tsunami

2022-01-17T09:11+0100theargus (en)

In posts on social media, her family and friends said Angela and her husband James Glover were hit by the 1.2m (4ft) waves, but only her James was able to cling on to a tree. READ MORE: Comedy club severs ties with long-standing host of 23 years Searches continue for the 50-year-old, who was swept away along with her dogs.

Tongan blast was violent and vast, but may not disrupt global warming

2022-01-17T09:10+0100theage (en)

Moments after the furious explosion on Saturday the communications cable that runs under the sea from Tonga to Fiji to the rest of the world went dead, cutting the island nation off as it confronted what is now thought to be the largest volcanic explosion since the turn of the century.

Tonga volcano eruption: Tongans in New Zealand anxiously await news from home

2022-01-17T09:09+0100nzherald (en)

By Christine Rovoi and Jean Edwards of RNZ Langi Fatanitavake's wife and son live on one of the islands flanking Tonga's Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano, but his repeated calls home since the violent eruption and tsunami have gone unanswered. The South Island seasonal worker last spoke to his....

Tonga volcano eruption and tsunami: Significant damage reported along Tonga's western coast

2022-01-17T09:09+0100nzherald (en)

There is significant damage to the western coast of Tonga's main island of Tongatapu. The New Zealand High Commission says the damage is centred along the western coast, where there are many resorts, and the waterfront of the capital, Nuku'alofa. A thick layer of ash remains blanketed over the capital, the High Commission said.

Explainer-Scientists struggle to monitor Tonga volcano after massive eruption

2022-01-17T09:07+0100reuters (en)

FILE PHOTO: A plume rises over Tonga when the underwater volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai erupted in this satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite operated by Japan Meteorological Agency, on January 15, 2022 and released by National Institute of Information and....

Tonga cut off by volcanic blast

2022-01-17T09:07+0100dailymaverick (en)

It is two days since the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haa’pai volcano exploded, cloaking Tonga in ash, triggering a Pacific-wide tsunami and releasing shock waves that wrapped around the entire Earth. But still neighbouring countries and international agencies are clambering to try to grasp the scale of the....

Explainer-Scientists struggle to monitor Tonga volcano after massive eruption

2022-01-17T09:02+01004-traders (en)

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Scientists are struggling to monitor an active volcano that erupted off the South Pacific island of Tonga at the weekend, after the explosion destroyed its sea-level crater and drowned its mass, obscuring it from satellites. The eruption of Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano,....

Anxious wait for overseas Tongans after huge eruption

2022-01-17T09:01+0100sinchew (en)

Satellite image by Japan’s Himawari-8 weather satellite showing an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga. WELLINGTON, Jan 17 (AFP) — Overseas Tongans waited anxiously for news of loved ones Monday after a volcanic eruption and tsunami severed communications with the Pacific kingdom.

Tongan blast was violent and vast, but may not disrupt global warming

2022-01-17T08:57+0100theherald-au (en)

Moments after the furious explosion on Saturday the communications cable that runs under the sea from Tonga to Fiji to the rest of the world went dead, cutting the island nation off as it confronted what is now thought to be the largest volcanic explosion since the turn of the century.

Tonga eruption likely the world’s largest in 30 years – scientist

2022-01-17T08:56+0100pina (en)

Early data from Tonga’s violent volcanic eruption suggests it is the biggest blast since Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines 30 years ago, volcanologist Shane Cronin says. The eruption of the underwater Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano, about 65km north of Nuku’alofa, on Saturday shot thick ash and steam 20km skywards.

Tongan blast was violent and vast, but may not disrupt global warming

2022-01-17T08:54+0100smh (en)

Moments after the furious explosion on Saturday the communications cable that runs under the sea from Tonga to Fiji to the rest of the world went dead, cutting the island nation off as it confronted what is now thought to be the largest volcanic explosion since the turn of the century.

A massive volcanic eruption and tsunami hit Tonga and the Pacific. Here's what we know - CNN

2022-01-17T08:54+0100google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

Australia's meteorological service said a "large eruption" took place at the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano on Monday, but no tsunami warnings have been issued. Saturday's eruption was likely the biggest recorded anywhere on the planet in more than 30 years, according to experts.

Thousands without power as "hazardous" winter storm lashes East Coast - Axios

2022-01-17T08:53+0100google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

Winter view from Charlotte as winter storm Izzy creates dangerous conditions in Charlotte, N.C. on Jan. 16. Photo: Peter Zay/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images. A major winter storm was lashing much of the East Coast on Sunday, causing widespread power outages and disrupting travel over the holiday weekend.

Tonga remains cut off after volcanic eruption

2022-01-17T08:51+0100RTERadio (en)

Handout satellite image made available by the Tonga Meteorological Services shows the explosive eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano. Tonga has been virtually cut off from the rest of the world after a massive volcanic eruption that crippled communications with the Pacific island....

Samoa Volcanic ash in rainfall minimal, says M.E.T. 17 January 2022, 8:01PM

2022-01-17T08:49+0100samoaobserver (en)

The risk of volcanic ash mixed with rain falling in Samoa following last Saturday’s eruption in Tonga is minimal, says the Samoa Meteorological Division. The Assistant C.E.O. of the M.E.T. Afaese Dr. Luteru Tauvale gave the assurance during a press conference at the National Emergency Operation Centre (N.

Tongan blast was violent and vast, but may not disrupt global warming

2022-01-17T08:48+0100watoday (en)

Moments after the furious explosion on Saturday the communications cable that runs under the sea from Tonga to Fiji to the rest of the world went dead, cutting the island nation off as it confronted what is now thought to be the largest volcanic explosion since the turn of the century.

WORLD Anxious wait for overseas Tongans after huge eruption

2022-01-17T08:44+0100hurriyetdailynews (en)

Anxious wait for overseas Tongans after huge eruption WELLINGTON Overseas Tongans waited anxiously for news of loved ones on Jan. 17 after a volcanic eruption and tsunami severed communications with the Pacific kingdom. class='cf'> Concerns among the 85,000-strong Tongan community in New Zealand....

Anxious wait for overseas Tongans after huge eruption

2022-01-17T08:43+0100bssnews (en)

WELLINGTON, Jan 17, 2022 (BSS/AFP) - Overseas Tongans waited anxiously for. news of loved ones Monday after a volcanic eruption and tsunami severed communications with the Pacific kingdom. Concerns among the 85,000-strong Tongan community in New Zealand were heightened by news it could be two weeks before communications are restored.

Tonga calls for ‘immediate aid’ after volcanic eruption, tsunami

2022-01-17T08:40+0100panorama-am-en (en)

Tonga is calling for “immediate aid”, with an urgent need for fresh water and food, as it assesses the damage caused by Saturday’s eruption of Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai. The volcano exploded in a massive eruption on Saturday said to be the biggest since Pinatubo in the Philippines in 1991 triggering....

A massive volcanic eruption and tsunami hit Tonga and the Pacific. Here's what we know - CNN

2022-01-17T08:40+0100google-top-stories (en)

Australia's meteorological service said a "large eruption" took place at the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano on Monday, but no tsunami warnings have been issued. Saturday's eruption was likely the biggest recorded anywhere on the planet in more than 30 years, according to experts.

Thousands without power as "hazardous" winter storm lashes East Coast - Axios

2022-01-17T08:40+0100google-top-stories (en)

Winter view from Charlotte as winter storm Izzy creates dangerous conditions in Charlotte, N.C. on Jan. 16. Photo: Peter Zay/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images. A major winter storm was lashing much of the East Coast on Sunday, causing widespread power outages and disrupting travel over the holiday weekend.

16 World Weather and Climate: Tonga Volcano Explosion Could Cool the Climate? VEI 6 Cooling of the climate, adverse weather for volcanic explosions. You have certainly seen an image of the volcano in the vicinity of...

2022-01-17T08:37+0100d1softballnews (en)

Cooling of the climate, adverse weather for volcanic explosions. You have certainly seen an image of the volcano in the vicinity of the island of Tonga exploding. Images also reported by satellites, which they have immortalized an exceptional amplitude of the volcanic cloud produced by what is an underwater volcano.

Tongans in NZ anxiously await news from home: 'It's painful, you just feel hopeless'

2022-01-17T08:30+0100rnzi (en)

Langi Fatanitavake's wife and son live on one of the islands flanking Tonga's Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano, but his repeated calls home since the violent eruption and tsunami have gone unanswered. The South Island seasonal worker last spoke to his family on Ha'apai on Saturday afternoon,....

Tongans in NZ anxiously await news from home: 'It's painful, you just feel hopeless'

2022-01-17T08:26+0100rnz-co-nz (en)

Langi Fatanitavake's wife and son live on one of the islands flanking Tonga's Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano, but his repeated calls home since the violent eruption and tsunami have gone unanswered. The South Island seasonal worker last spoke to his family on Ha'apai on Saturday afternoon,....

Tsunami from Tonga volcano eruption leaves trail of flood damage

2022-01-17T08:19+0100newsincyprus (en)

Tsunami waves caused by an undersea volcano have flooded the Pacific Island country of Tonga, where entire towns have been inundated with water and scientists warn the main island could be blanketed in volcanic ash.... Click to view: - Live Article automatically added to our system on Monday,....

Anxious Wait For Overseas Tongans After Huge Eruption

2022-01-17T08:19+0100barrons (en)

Besides leaving people in the dark about the fate of family, the internet cut threatened to hurt Tongans reliant on money transfers from relatives overseas. "I think the worst part is the blackout and the fact that we know nothing," said Filipo Motulalo, a New Zealand-based journalist with Pacific Media Network.

Tongan volcano's eruption unlikely to cool down climate change

2022-01-17T08:16+0100Stuff (en)

The National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA) believes the major natural disaster centred around Tonga will not contribute to Earth’s temperature cooling significantly. Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai, a volcano about 30 kilometres south-east of Fonuafo'ou island in Tonga, erupted on....

Tongans in NZ anxiously await news from home: 'It's painful, you just feel hopeless'

2022-01-17T08:15+0100radionz (en)

Langi Fatanitavake's wife and son live on one of the islands flanking Tonga's Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano, but his repeated calls home since the violent eruption and tsunami have gone unanswered. The South Island seasonal worker last spoke to his family on Ha'apai on Saturday afternoon,....

Australia, New Zealand Step Up Efforts to Aid Tsunami-Hit Tonga

2022-01-17T08:15+0100longbeachstar (en)

SYDNEY/WELLINGTON - Australia and New Zealand dispatched surveillance flights on Monday to assess the damage in Tonga, isolated from the rest of the world due to the eruption of an underwater volcano that triggered a tsunami and blanketed the Pacific island with ash.

18 World Tonga, underwater volcano erupts. The tsunami reaches Japan, including waves on the US west coast Listen to the audio version of the article The tsunami caused by the massive eruption of an underwater volcano off the island...

2022-01-17T08:07+0100d1softballnews (en)

The tsunami caused by the massive eruption of an underwater volcano off the island of Tonga reached Japan, with a wave of 1.2 meters on the remote southern island of Amami Oshima, around 11.55 local time (15.55 Italian time). This was announced by the Japanese meteorological agency, adding that waves of up to 3 meters are also possible.

Australia, New Zealand Step Up Efforts to Aid Tsunami-Hit Tonga

2022-01-17T08:04+0100cambodiantimes (en)

SYDNEY/WELLINGTON - Australia and New Zealand dispatched surveillance flights on Monday to assess the damage in Tonga, isolated from the rest of the world due to the eruption of an underwater volcano that triggered a tsunami and blanketed the Pacific island with ash.

Concerns mounting over tsunami-hit Tonga as countries pledge aid

2022-01-17T08:03+0100peopledaily (en)

SUVA, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- The massive eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano in Tonga has lately sent tsunami sweeping across the shore of the South Pacific island country, and multiple countries nearby have reported rising water levels or issued tsunami warnings.

MIL-Evening Report: The Tonga volcanic eruption has revealed the vulnerabilities in our global telecommunication...

2022-01-17T07:57+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

– By Dale Dominey-Howes, Professor of Hazards and Disaster Risk Sciences, University of Sydney. In the wake of a violent volcanic eruption in Tonga, much of the communication with residents on the islands remains at a standstill. In our modern, highly-connected world, more than 95% of global data....

Concerns mounting over tsunami-hit Tonga as countries pledge aid

2022-01-17T07:55+0100ecns (en)

The massive eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano in Tonga has lately sent tsunami sweeping across the shore of the South Pacific island country, and multiple countries nearby have reported rising water levels or issued tsunami warnings. The eruption and its ensuing tsunami are believed....

Tsunami warnings from Tonga volcano eruption canceled in Australia

2022-01-17T07:55+0100ecns (en)

Australia's Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) canceled all tsunami warnings for Australia on Sunday evening, which were previously issued due to a volcano eruption in Tonga. The warnings, issued for several states along eastern coastal lines of Australia and some offshore islands after the underwater....

‘It’s excruciating’: brother of UK woman swept away in Tonga tsunami waits for news

2022-01-17T07:54+0100yahoo-sg (en)

There has been no update on the fate of Angela Glover who is missing after a tsunami following a volcanic eruption. The brother of a British woman who was swept away from the coast of Tonga by the tsunami on Saturday and is still missing, has told the Guardian he has grave fears for her safety.

Bay Area Tongans Wait in Hope and Fear for News of Family After Tsunami - KQED

2022-01-17T07:40+0100google-top-stories (en)

The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption began to recede Sunday, while the extent of damage to Tonga remained unclear to family and loved ones back in the Bay Area. The eruption cut the internet to Tonga, leaving friends and family members around the world....

New Zealand Red Cross Ready To Respond To Tonga Volcanic Eruption And Tsunami

2022-01-17T07:40+0100scoop-co-nz (en)

Communication with Tonga has been down following the enormous eruption and subsequent tsunami, which affected the country from early evening on Saturday 15 January. All communication lines in Tonga, which has 36 inhabited islands, have been disrupted with no timeframe given on restoration.

Australia, New Zealand Step Up Efforts to Aid Tsunami-Hit Tonga

2022-01-17T07:38+0100northernirelandnews (en)

SYDNEY/WELLINGTON - Australia and New Zealand dispatched surveillance flights on Monday to assess the damage in Tonga, isolated from the rest of the world due to the eruption of an underwater volcano that triggered a tsunami and blanketed the Pacific island with ash.

Tsunami warnings from Tonga volcano eruption canceled in Australia

2022-01-17T07:29+0100chinadaily (en)

SYDNEY -- Australia's Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) canceled all tsunami warnings for Australia on Sunday evening, which were previously issued due to a volcano eruption in Tonga. The warnings, issued for several states along eastern coastal lines of Australia and some offshore islands after the....

National All of Japan's 47 prefectures sent officials to disaster areas, survey shows

2022-01-17T07:29+0100japantimes (en)

All 47 prefectures and 20 major cities across Japan sent officials to support areas affected by natural disasters over the five years through fiscal 2020, which ended in March of last year, according to a recent Kyodo News survey. The findings showed support between local governments, spurred by the....

New Zealand's C-130 Hercules to deliver aid to tsunami-hit Tonga

2022-01-17T07:24+0100ecns (en)

A New Zealand Air Force C-130 Hercules is ready to depart for Tonga on Monday to airdrop fresh water and other essential supplies, as the Pacific island country suffered from a serious tsunami following a major volcanic eruption. The plane loaded with provisions to Tonga is requested by the Tongan....

New Zealand Air Force Orion aircraft departing for tsunami-hit Tonga

2022-01-17T07:24+0100ecns (en)

A Royal New Zealand Air Force Orion aircraft left Base Auckland on Monday morning for tsunami-hit Tonga to assist in an initial impact assessment of the area and low-lying islands. "We are working hard to see how we can assist our Pacific neighbors after the volcanic eruption near Tonga," said a statement of the New Zealand Defense Force.

Concerns mounting over tsunami-hit Tonga as countries pledge aid

2022-01-17T07:20+0100xinhuanet-english (en)

SUVA, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- The massive eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano in Tonga has lately sent tsunami sweeping across the shore of the South Pacific island country, and multiple countries nearby have reported rising water levels or issued tsunami warnings.

Powerful volcanic blast not the cause for 2018 Indonesian island collapse

2022-01-17T07:16+0100truemedian (en)

The dramatic collapse of Indonesia ’s Anak Krakatau volcano in December 2018 resulted from long-term destabilising processes, and was not triggered by any distinct changes in the magmatic system that could have been detected by current monitoring techniques, new research has found.

Tonga volcanic eruption has revealed vulnerabilities in our global telecommunication system

2022-01-17T07:12+0100miragenews (en)

Breakage or interruption to this critical infrastructure can have catastrophic local, regional and even global consequences. This is exactly what has happened in Tonga following Saturday’s volcano-tsunami disaster. But this isn’t the first time a natural disaster has cut off critical submarine cables, and it won’t be the last.

Tonga calls for urgent aid after volcanic eruption, tsunami

2022-01-17T07:09+0100mehrnews-en (en)

The volcano exploded in a massive eruption on Saturday – said to be the biggest since Pinatubo in the Philippines in 1991 – triggering a tsunami and blanketing the Pacific island nation in volcanic ash. “Communications remain down and the full extent of the harm to lives and property is currently unknown.

Tonga: Further volcanic activity likely at Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai Volcano as of Jan. 17 /update 4

2022-01-17T06:58+0100garda-com (en)

Event. Further volcanic activity remains likely at the Hunga Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai Volcano as of Jan. 17 following a major eruption Jan. 15. The eruption triggered various tsunami warnings, advisories, and statements, across the Pacific, including in Tonga; as of Jan. 17, authorities have lifted all warnings.

New Zealand's C-130 Hercules to deliver aid to tsunami-hit Tonga

2022-01-17T06:57+0100chinadaily (en)

WELLINGTON -- A New Zealand Air Force C-130 Hercules is ready to depart for Tonga on Monday to airdrop fresh water and other essential supplies, as the Pacific island country suffered from a serious tsunami following a major volcanic eruption. The plane loaded with provisions to Tonga is requested....

Hunga Ha’apai

2022-01-17T06:49+0100wn (en)

Since the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha‘apai volcano erupted on Saturday, Taumoepeau has barely slept On Saturday, the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha‘apai undersea volcano, 65km north of ’s capital of Nuku’alofa , erupted in what is thought to be the largest volcanic event in 30 years.

Volcanic eruptions have significant impact on Tonga

2022-01-17T06:46+0100independent-UG (en)

Tsunami waves had a significant impact on the foreshore on the northern side of Nuku’alofa, with boats and large boulders washed ashore. Suva, Tonga | Xinhua | The eruptions of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano in Tonga on Friday and Saturday have a significant impact on the South Pacific island country, especially its capital Nuku’alofa.

Volcanic Explosion in Tonga Prompts Tsunami Warnings Across Pacific

2022-01-17T06:44+0100maritime-executive (en)

Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai's eruption from space (NASA) Published Jan 17, 2022 12:30 AM by Over the weekend, a subsea volcano in two uninhabited islands of the Kingdom of Tonga, forced countries sharing the Pacific coastline to pay attention. The volcano named Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai has reportedly been having a modest eruption for several weeks.

The volcano explodes in Tonga and the shock wave bounces back here

2022-01-17T06:36+0100d1softballnews (en)

The recent eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai underwater volcano in the middle of the South Pacific Ocean (at 5 am on January 15), caused extensive damage mainly due to the anomalous waves generated by the tsunami that formed following the event.

Tonga tsunami: Volcano ‘turns sky black’, causing shockwaves that can be felt hundreds of miles away.

2022-01-17T06:32+0100brinkwire (en)

Tonga tsunami: Volcano ‘turns the sky black’, causing shockwaves hundreds of miles away. After an undersea volcano erupted, a tsunami warning has been issued for Tonga in the Pacific. Large waves werehed ashore in coastal areas after the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai volcano erupted, according to a video posted on social media.

Military flights assess damage from Pacific volcano

2022-01-17T06:31+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Tsunami waves of about 80 centimetres crashed into Tonga's shoreline, and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern described damage to boats and coastal shops. (Reuters) New Zealand and Australia have sent military surveillance flights to Tonga to assess the damage a huge undersea volcanic eruption left in the Pacific island nation.

New Zealand Air Force Orion aircraft departing for tsunami-hit Tonga

2022-01-17T06:25+0100uniindia (en)

Wellington, Jan 17 (UNI/Xinhua) A Royal New Zealand Air Force Orion aircraft left Base Auckland on Monday morning for tsunami-hit Tonga to assist in an initial impact assessment of the area and low-lying islands. "We are working hard to see how we can assist our Pacific neighbors after the volcanic....

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga, communications still cut

2022-01-17T06:24+0100yahoo-sg (en)

By Praveen Menon. WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through.

Military flights assess damage from Pacific volcano

2022-01-17T06:21+0100trtworld (en)

Tsunami waves of about 80 centimetres crashed into Tonga's shoreline, and New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern described damage to boats and coastal shops. (Reuters) New Zealand and Australia have sent military surveillance flights to Tonga to assess the damage a huge undersea volcanic eruption left in the Pacific island nation.

Neighbors’ military planes scout location in Tonga

2022-01-17T06:19+0100california18 (en)

Two days after the massive eruption of a submarine volcano near the island kingdom of Tonga, the extent of the damage in the South Seas archipelago is still unclear. Military aircraft from New Zealand and Australia were en route to the area on Monday for an aerial survey.

Hunga Tonga

2022-01-17T06:19+0100wn (en)

geologists aboard a ship watch the eruption of Hunga Tonga -Hunga Ha'apai volcano in Tonga, Jan The eruptions of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano in Tonga on Friday and Saturday have a significant impact on the South Pacific island country, especially its capital 'alofa.

Another 'large eruption' detected at Tonga volcano: monitor

2022-01-17T06:17+0100brecorder (en)

SYDNEY: Another "large eruption" has been detected at the Tonga volcano, a Darwin-based monitoring station said Monday, two days after a massive eruption triggered tsunami waves around the Pacific. The latest eruption was detected at 2210 GMT Sunday, according to an alert by the Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre.

Pacific volcano: British woman reported missing after Tonga tsunami

2022-01-17T06:15+0100bbc (en)

Friends and family of a British woman living in Tonga have said she is missing after she was caught in Saturday's tsunami. In social media posts, they said Angela and James Glover were hit by the 1.2m (4ft) waves, but only her husband was able to cling on to a tree.

Support for Tonga promised, communication still difficult

2022-01-17T06:15+0100canberratimes (en)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne said Australia was working closely with the Tongan government after the eruption of an underwater volcano on Saturday. Senator Payne announced a Royal Australian Air Force aircraft had been deployed to conduct an assessment of damage to critical....

1st LD: New Zealand's C-130 Hercules to deliver aid to tsunami-hit Tonga

2022-01-17T06:12+0100china.org.cn (en)

WELLINGTON, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- A New Zealand Air Force C-130 Hercules is ready to depart for Tonga on Monday to airdrop fresh water and other essential supplies, as the Pacific island country suffered from a serious tsunami following a major volcanic eruption.

Flights sent to assess Tonga damage after volcanic eruption

2022-01-17T06:12+0100hjnews (en)

This satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite operated by Japan Meteorological Agency and released by National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), shows an undersea volcano eruption, right, at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022.

NZ Air Force plane leaves for reconnaissance flight to assess damage

2022-01-17T06:10+0100pasifika (en)

A New Zealand Defence Force plane left for Tonga to assess the damage from the volcanic eruption and tsunami. “One of the main things that they’re dealing with right now is the damage to the water system” Power is being restored in Tonga’s capital, and the country is sending naval boats to outlying....

Tsunami triggered by a huge volcanic eruption under the Pacific ocean left towns across Tonga damaged, say reports

2022-01-17T06:10+0100businessinsider-in (en)

A massive undersea volcano eruption followed by a tsunami left Tonga flooded and covered in ash. No casualties have been reported on the island nation in the south Pacific. Tsunami waves have flooded the Pacific island nation of Tonga after an undersea volcano, the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai volcano, erupted 40 miles from the island.

News24.com | Casualty reports awaited from tsunami-hit Tonga with communications largely down

2022-01-17T06:08+0100news24 (en)

Internet and phone lines went down at about 18:40 local time on Saturday, leaving the 105 000 residents on the islands virtually uncontactable. There are no official reports of injuries or deaths in Tonga as yet although communications are limited and contact has not been established with coastal....

Tonga Shrouded by Ash and Mystery After Powerful Volcano Erupts

2022-01-17T06:05+0100dailymaverick (en)

The authorities closed several beaches in Peru on Sunday and warned about abnormal wave activity. The deaths in Peru were reminiscent of the aftermath of the powerful tsunami set off by an undersea earthquake off Indonesia in December 2004 which killed more than 250,000 people.

Support for Tonga promised, communication still difficult

2022-01-17T06:03+0100bordermail (en)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne said Australia was working closely with the Tongan government after the eruption of an underwater volcano on Saturday. Senator Payne announced a Royal Australian Air Force aircraft had been deployed to conduct an assessment of damage to critical....

Support for Tonga promised, communication still difficult

2022-01-17T06:03+0100maitlandmercury (en)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne said Australia was working closely with the Tongan government after the eruption of an underwater volcano on Saturday. Senator Payne announced a Royal Australian Air Force aircraft had been deployed to conduct an assessment of damage to critical....

Hundreds of buildings damaged in earthquake

2022-01-17T06:03+0100phnompenhpost (en)

Hundreds of buildings, including houses, places of worships and community health centres (Puskesmas), were damaged in a 6.6 magnitude earthquake that struck the western parts of Java Island on January 14. The earthquake’s epicentre was in the Indian Ocean, near the Ujung Kulon National Park in Banten, at a depth of 40km and struck at 4.

Support for Tonga promised, communication still difficult

2022-01-17T06:02+0100dailyadvertiser (en)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne said Australia was working closely with the Tongan government after the eruption of an underwater volcano on Saturday. Senator Payne announced a Royal Australian Air Force aircraft had been deployed to conduct an assessment of damage to critical....

Another ‘large eruption’ detected at Tonga volcano: Monitor

2022-01-17T06:00+0100alarabiya-en (en)

A grab taken from footage by Japan's Himawari-8 satellite and released by the National Institute of Information and Communications (Japan) on January 15, 2022 shows the volcanic eruption that provoked a tsunami in Tonga. The eruption was so intense it was heard as loud thunder sounds in Fiji more than 800 kilometres (500 miles) away.

Volcanic eruptions have significant impact on Tonga with tsunami causing damages

2022-01-17T05:56+0100sinacom-en (en)

SUVA, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- The eruptions of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano in Tonga on Friday and Saturday have a significant impact on the South Pacific island country, especially its capital Nuku'alofa. According to Tonga's news website Matangi Tonga Online, Friday's violent volcanic....

Communication from island closest to Tongan volcano indicates damage is limited

2022-01-17T05:55+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

A resident of the outer Tongan islands group, close to the volcanic eruption, has been in touch with friends in New Zealand and shared images of the damage to the wharf. The island is part of the Haʻapai group and is about 70 kilometres from the volcano that erupted for eight minutes on Saturday,....

Minister for Foreign Affairs announces support for Tonga

2022-01-17T05:50+0100portstephensexaminer (en)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne said Australia was working closely with the Tongan government after the eruption of an underwater volcano on Saturday. Senator Payne announced a Royal Australian Air Force aircraft had been deployed to conduct an assessment of damage to critical....

New Zealand's C-130 Hercules to deliver aid to tsunami-hit Tonga

2022-01-17T05:49+0100xinhuanet-english (en)

WELLINGTON, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- A New Zealand Air Force C-130 Hercules is ready to depart for Tonga on Monday to airdrop fresh water and other essential supplies, as the Pacific island country suffered from a serious tsunami following a major volcanic eruption.

‘Not knowing is heartbreaking’: sleepless nights among Tongan diaspora after contact with country cut off

2022-01-17T05:49+0100guardian (en)

Since the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha‘apai volcano erupted on Saturday, Seini Taumoepeau has barely slept. “I would say I’ve had four hours [of sleep each night] at the most,” says Taumoepeau, a Tongan-Australian artist and activist based in Sydney. Many in the Tongan diaspora community feel the same.

Tongan calls "immediate help" after volcanic eruption and tsunami

2022-01-17T05:49+0100california18 (en)

Tonga is asking for “immediate help”, in urgent need of fresh water and food, while assessing the damage caused by the eruption on Saturday from Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai. The volcano exploded in a massive eruption on Saturday, said to be the largest since Pinatubo in the Philippines in 1991,....

Minister for Foreign Affairs announces support for Tonga

2022-01-17T05:48+0100westernadvocate (en)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Marise Payne said Australia was working closely with the Tongan government after the eruption of an underwater volcano on Saturday. Senator Payne announced a Royal Australian Air Force aircraft had been deployed to conduct an assessment of damage to critical....

Flights sent to assess Tonga damage after volcanic eruption

2022-01-17T05:46+0100whig (en)

A couple look at a damaged boat in a marina at Tutukaka, New Zealand, Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022, after waves from a volcano eruption swept into the marina. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground.

Two people drown as abnormally large waves from the Tonga volcano hit the coast

2022-01-17T05:43+0100printveela (en)

An undersea volcano eruption off the coast of Tonga on Saturday prompted tsunami warnings and evacuation orders in Japan, and sent huge waves to several islands in the South Pacific, where images on social media showed waves crashing against houses on the shore. .

Tonga calls for ‘immediate aid’ after volcanic eruption, tsunami - Al Jazeera English

2022-01-17T05:40+0100google-top-stories (en)

Official says there is an immediate need for drinking water and food, as efforts begin to assess the scale of the damage. Plumes of steam, smoke and ash rise into the air after Saturday's eruption of Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai [Lothar Slabon/EPA] Tonga is calling for “immediate aid”, with an urgent....

Military flights sent to assess damage from Pacific volcano

2022-01-17T05:25+0100hjnews (en)

This combination of satellite images taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite operated by Japan Meteorological Agency and released by National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), shows an undersea volcano eruption of the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022.

Tonga volcanic eruption a rare event

2022-01-17T05:24+0100nationaltribune (en)

An underwater volcanic eruption in Tonga yesterday prompted tsunami warnings and evacuations in neighbouring countries and caused huge waves on several South Pacific islands. Plate tectonics and structural geology expert ProfessorChris Eldersfrom Curtin University says “Most tsunamis are caused by....

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-17T05:24+0100qnewshub (en)

He said the waves slamming ashore in Hawaii were just under the criteria for a more serious tsunami warning. “It looks like everything will stay below the warning level, but it’s difficult to predict because this is a volcanic eruption, and we’re set up to measure earthquake or seismic-driven sea waves,” Snider said.

‘It’s excruciating’: brother of UK woman swept away in Tonga tsunami waits for news

2022-01-17T05:19+0100guardian (en)

The brother of a British woman who was swept away from the coast of Tonga by the tsunami on Saturday and is still missing, has told the Guardian he has grave fears for her safety. “What are we, 48 hours later? I don’t think this is going to have a happy ending,” an emotional Nick Eleini said.

'All we can do is sit back and pray': Southland's Tongans wait to hear from family

2022-01-17T05:16+0100Stuff (en)

“It’s so sad, I was crying about Tonga.” “There’s something there that’s not right, I think.” Findlayson’s nephew, his wife and one or two friends went fishing in a dinghy on Saturday before the tsunami arrived. She thought they may have gone to an island near the capital called Pangaimotu, but was....

Why satellites are key to understanding Pacific volcano

2022-01-17T05:15+0100bbc (en)

That's because there's a large and growing fleet of Earth observation spacecraft overhead. Some have constant eyes on particular regions of the Earth, meaning their data is immediately available to study, while others are tasked with making follow-up observations.

Tonga volcanic eruption a rare event

2022-01-17T05:12+0100miragenews (en)

An underwater volcanic eruption in Tonga yesterday prompted tsunami warnings and evacuations in neighbouring countries and caused huge waves on several South Pacific islands. Plate tectonics and structural geology expert ProfessorChris Eldersfrom Curtin University says “Most tsunamis are caused by....

Brother of UK woman swept away in Tongan tsunami 'hoping' she's safe

2022-01-17T05:08+0100tvnz (en)

The brother of a UK woman who was swept away in Saturday’s Tonga tsunami has spoken of his fears for her safety, 48 hours after her disappearance. Much of the communication network in Tonga went down on Saturday night after it was hit by tsunami waves caused by a large eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano shortly before 6pm.

Tonga volcano eruption and tsunami: Invisible and toxic gas currently over the Pacific

2022-01-17T05:05+0100nzherald (en)

The world's highest concentration of invisible and toxic gas is currently over the Pacific following the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai eruption in Tonga. Due to the eruption in Tonga, Niwa says the world's highest concentration of sulphur dioxide (SO2) is currently over the Pacific.

Australia, New Zealand step up efforts to aid tsunami-hit Tonga

2022-01-17T04:51+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

By Kirsty Needham and Praveen Menon. SYDNEY/WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Australia and New Zealand dispatched surveillance flights on Monday to assess the damage in Tonga, isolated from the rest of the world due to the eruption of an underwater volcano that triggered a tsunami and blanketed the Pacific island with ash.

Tonga eruption and tsunami: Invisible and toxic gas currently over the Pacific 37 minutes ago

2022-01-17T04:51+0100newstalkzb (en)

The world's highest concentration of invisible and toxic gas is currently over the Pacific following the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai eruption in Tonga. Due to the eruption in Tonga, Niwa says the world's highest concentration of sulphur dioxide (SO2) is currently over the Pacific.

Australia, New Zealand step up efforts to aid tsunami-hit Tonga

2022-01-17T04:35+0100fijitimes (en)

SYDNEY/WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Australia and New Zealand dispatched surveillance flights on Monday to assess the damage in Tonga, isolated from the rest of the world due to the eruption of an underwater volcano that triggered a tsunami and blanketed the Pacific island with ash.

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga, communications still cut

2022-01-17T04:31+0100thedailyherald-sx (en)

WELLINGTON--Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Australia, NZ step up efforts to aid tsunami-hit Tonga

2022-01-17T04:25+0100chinadailyhk (en)

In this photo provided by the Australian Defense Force a Royal Australian Air Force P-8 Poseidon aircraft departs an airbase in Amberly, Australia, Jan 17, 2022, to assist the Tonga government after the eruption of an undersea volcano. (LACW EMMA SCHWENKE / ADF VIA AP) SYDNEY / WELLINGTON -....

Tonga turned into ‘moonscape’ by ash from ‘once-in-millennium’ volcanic eruption

2022-01-17T04:18+0100newsbreak-USA (en)

Ash from an underwater volcano has made parts of Tonga resemble “a moonscape”, residents of the Pacific island have said. Particles emitted by the eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai volcano – a “once-in-a-millennium” event – darkened the sky and contaminated the water supply.

Strong volcanic eruption once again in Tonga, Internet shut down due to...

2022-01-17T04:13+0100morningexpress (en)

Wellington There has been a strong volcanic eruption once again in the Pacific Ocean country of Tonga. It is being told that the latest blast happened on Sunday. Four days ago there was a massive volcanic eruption in Tonga followed by earthquakes and tsunamis.

Tonga tsunami: Australia, New Zealand send flights to see damage from volcanic eruption

2022-01-17T04:13+0100scmp (en)

An Australian air force aircraft departs from an airbase in Amberly to assist Tonga after the eruption of an undersea volcano. Photo: ADF via AP. Tonga tsunami: Australia, New Zealand send flights to see damage from volcanic eruption. Australia, which is liaising with the US, New Zealand and other....

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga, communications still cut Reuters

2022-01-17T04:13+0100AsiaOne (en)

WELLINGTON - Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday (Jan 16) with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Tonga volcano eruption triggers Asia-Pacific tsunami warnings

2022-01-17T04:12+0100pattayamail (en)

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said tsunami waves of 83 cm were recorded by gauges in the Tongan capital of Nuku’alofa and 60 cm waves were seen at Pago Pago, the capital of American Samoa. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering tsunami warnings and evacuation orders in....

Tonga volcano eruption and tsunami: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern gives latest update on Tonga

2022-01-17T04:04+0100nzherald (en)

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says New Zealand is ready to help the people of Tonga, as a reconnaissance plane is due to arrive shortly. Ardern, joined by Minister of Defence Peeni Henare, told media that the arrival of a Royal NZ Air Force Orion in Tonga is now imminent.

Cyclone Cody: Swells build in Hawke's Bay, forecaster expect peak to be Monday evening

2022-01-17T04:04+0100nzherald (en)

Swells hitting Hawke's Bay from the remnants of Cyclone Cody are expected to begin to ease tomorrow. This afternoon the swell was slowly building, with damage to exposed areas at high tide after 6pm still possible. But for the most part, the region and New Zealand had been "spared the full brunt of....

Australia, New Zealand step up to aid tsunami-hit Tonga

2022-01-17T03:59+0100bdnews24 (en)

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison pledged to provide support for Tonga as early as possible but said the volcano ash had hampered relief efforts. "There's been a lot of challenges there with the ash cloud and the disruption to communications and so we are working together to get as much....

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga, communications still cut

2022-01-17T03:59+0100thedailyherald (en)

WELLINGTON--Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Australia, New Zealand Step Up Efforts to Aid Tsunami-Hit Tonga

2022-01-17T03:50+0100voanews (en)

SYDNEY/WELLINGTON — Australia and New Zealand dispatched surveillance flights on Monday to assess the damage in Tonga, isolated from the rest of the world due to the eruption of an underwater volcano that triggered a tsunami and blanketed the Pacific island with ash.

Flooding Aftermath: North Bay Residents Share Their Experiences After Tsunami Advisory

2022-01-17T03:46+0100nbcbayarea (en)

Though the advisory was cancelled, caution was still advised at coast. Tiburon residents said they are grateful that they have a waterfront apartment unit and kept their eyes on the wild conditions Saturday morning. “We could see the water was coming in with a lot more force that we have ever seen before,” said Meenakshi Vedantham.

Scary way woman disappeared in tsunami

2022-01-17T03:40+0100news_com_au (en)

Angela Glover, 50, was separated from husband James when a wall of water poured through their coastal home. Anxious relatives appealed for help in tracing the former TV advertising producer, who was last seen clinging to floating debris. Reuters reports the couple, who own the Happy Sailor Tattoo in....

Tonga calls for ‘immediate aid’ after volcanic eruption, tsunami

2022-01-17T03:37+0100aljazeera-en (en)

Official says there is an immediate need for drinking water and food, as efforts begin to assess the scale of the damage. Plumes of steam, smoke and ash rise into the air after Saturday's eruption of Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai [Lothar Slabon/EPA] Tonga is calling for “immediate aid”, with an urgent....

Australian makes plea to find his aid worker sister Angela Glover missing in Tongan tsunami

2022-01-17T03:36+0100dailymail (en)

Authorities in the nearby island nations of Fiji and Samoa also issued warnings, telling people to avoid the shoreline due to strong currents and dangerous waves. In New Zealand, officials warned of possible storm surges from the eruption. New Zealand's forecaster, Weather Watch, tweeted that people....

Satellite images

2022-01-17T03:32+0100palestinewater (en)

images showed the spectacular eruption from space and despite the dire warnings, spectators flocked to the beaches to view the surging tsunami waves, while surfers threw caution to the wind to catch the powerful waves generated by the surge Satellite images of the volanic eruption in the on Saturday.

Tonga tsunami: Australia, New Zealand send flights to see damage from volcanic eruption

2022-01-17T03:30+0100digitpatrox (en)

Australia and New Zealand dispatched surveillance flights on Monday to evaluate the harm in Tonga, remoted from the remainder of the world because of the eruption of an underwater volcano that triggered a tsunami and blanketed the Pacific island with ash.

Tonga: Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano

2022-01-17T03:27+0100foreignpolicywatchdog (en)

The eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano and resulting tsunami badly affected parts of Tongatapu and other nearby islands on Saturday 15 January. Further eruptions and volcanic ash falls could occur. Communications links with Tonga have been severely disrupted so it is not unexpected....

China ready to provide assistance to tsunami-hit Tonga

2022-01-17T03:25+0100ecns (en)

China's Foreign Ministry on Sunday said China is ready to provide every possible form of support and assistance to Tonga after the country was hit by continuous volcanic eruptions and the ensuing tsunami waves. "China extends deep condolences and sincere sympathies to the government and people of....

Tsunami advisory canceled for Bay Area in US California

2022-01-17T03:25+0100chinadaily (en)

A Lifeguard truck is see in parked in Venice beach while people observe big waves crashing in the breakwater in Los Angeles, California, on Jan 15, 2022. [Photo/Agencies] SAN FRANCISCO -- The tsunami advisory triggered Saturday by a volcanic eruption near Tonga has been canceled in the US state of....

Tonga turned into ‘moonscape’ by ash from ‘once-in-millennium’ volcanic eruption

2022-01-17T03:23+0100yahoo-sg (en)

Ash from an underwater volcano has made parts of Tonga resemble “a moonscape”, residents of the Pacific island have said. Particles emitted by the eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai volcano – a “once-in-a-millennium” event – darkened the sky and contaminated the water supply.

600m saplings to be planted during spring plantation campaign this year: Amin Aslam

2022-01-17T03:22+0100nation (en)

Rawalpindi - Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Climate Change, Malik Amin Aslam said over 600 million saplings would be planted during spring plantation campaign this year. He said the government had set a plantation target of one billion trees for all the provinces this year.

Two drown in Peru as abnormally big waves from Tonga volcano hit coast

2022-01-17T03:20+0100guardian (en)

Two people have drowned off a beach in northern Peru, local authorities say, after unusually high waves were recorded in several coastal areas following Saturday’s in Tonga. The deaths occurred on Saturday on a beach located in the Lambayeque region, Peru’s National Institute of Civil Defence (Indeci) said in a statement.

Tonga Hit by Tsunami Following Underwater Volcano Eruption

2022-01-17T03:15+0100earth-org (en)

The Tonga tsunami saw its capital completely flooded and sent tidal waves across its Pacific neighbours, New Zealand, Japan and the US pacific coast. An underwater volcano in the South Pacific erupted on January 15 and 16, causing tsunamis to hit the countries of Tonga, Hawaii, and Japan, where entire towns were flooded in the immediate aftermath.

Second major eruption detected at undersea Hunga Tonga volcano

2022-01-17T03:15+0100nypost (en)

Australia's Minister for the Pacific Zed Seselja said initial reports suggested there was "significant damage" to the country's roads and bridges with the eruption. Facebook/Tonga Geological Service. A second major eruption has been detected at the Hunga Tonga volcano on Monday, according to an....

600m saplings to be planted during spring plantation campaign: Amin Aslam

2022-01-17T03:08+0100dailytimesPK (en)

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Climate Change, Malik Amin Aslam said over 600 million saplings would be planted during spring plantation campaign this year. He said the government had set a plantation target of one billion trees for all the provinces this year.

Ocean swell seekers tear down warning signs in Mt Maunganui in wake of Tongan tsunami, Cyclone Cody

2022-01-17T03:00+0100Stuff (en)

People were ‘actively ignoring’ Mt Maunganui safety advice in the wake of the Tongan tsunami and Cyclone Cody, and pulled down signs in a bid to check out unpredictable ocean swells, the council says. Tauranga City Council pulled in contractors to keep people away from Mauao and Moturiki/Leisure....

Tonga: Photos of tsunami damage shared from outer island, close to volcanic eruption

2022-01-17T03:00+0100Stuff (en)

A resident of the outer Tongan islands group, close to the volcanic eruption, has been in touch with friends in New Zealand and shared images of the damage to the wharf. The island is part of the Haʻapai group and is about 70 kilometres from the volcano that erupted for eight minutes on Saturday,....

Another 'large eruption' detected at Tonga volcano: monitor

2022-01-17T02:57+0100jamaicaobserver (en)

SYDNEY, Australia (AFP) — Another "large eruption" has been detected at the Tonga volcano, a Darwin-based monitoring station said Monday, two days after a massive eruption triggered tsunami waves around the Pacific. The latest eruption was detected at 2210 GMT Sunday, according to an alert by the Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre.

Tonga volcano: Second underwater eruption detected sparking fresh tsunami fears

2022-01-17T02:57+0100themirror (en)

Another huge eruption has struck Tonga's underwater volcano that had already exploded in a blast that was visible from space, say reports. And fears are growing over a missing British aid worker said to be based in Tonga who was last seen by her husband when a tsunami struck her coastal home.

Australia, New Zealand step up efforts to aid tsunami-hit Tonga

2022-01-17T02:54+0100financialpost (en)

Article content. Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology told Reuters in an emailed statement on Monday there was “no current volcanic activity, and the volcano is not spewing ash.” It said ash that had reached the Australian state of Queensland was from a previous eruption.

New Zealand Air Force Orion aircraft departing for tsunami-hit Tonga

2022-01-17T02:54+0100chinadaily (en)

A handout satellite image made available by the Tonga Meteorological Services, Government of Tonga shows an explosive eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano, located in the South Pacific Kingdom of Tonga, on Jan 15, 2022. [Photo/IC] WELLINGTON -- A Royal New Zealand Air Force Orion....

MIL-OSI New Zealand: Tonga: Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano

2022-01-17T02:54+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

The eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano and resulting tsunami badly affected parts of Tongatapu and other nearby islands on Saturday 15 January. Further eruptions and volcanic ash falls could occur. Communications links with Tonga have been severely disrupted so it is not unexpected....

Tonga eruption, tsunami: Two people in Peru drown as surge hits

2022-01-17T02:51+0100newstalkzb (en)

Two people have drowned off a beach in northern Peru after tsunami surges were recorded in several coastal areas following the massive explosion of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai underwater volcano off Tonga. Two women drowned when 2m waves hit a truck, dragging it into the sea at Naylamp beach, Lambayeque, in the north of the country.

Australia, New Zealand step up efforts to aid tsunami-hit Tonga

2022-01-17T02:49+0100koreatimes (en)

Australia and New Zealand dispatched surveillance flights on Monday to assess the damage in Tonga, isolated from the rest of the world due to the eruption of an underwater volcano that triggered a tsunami and blanketed the Pacific island with ash. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison pledged to....

Another 'large eruption' detected at Tonga volcano: monitor

2022-01-17T02:45+0100mb-com-ph (en)

SYDNEY, Australia – Another “large eruption” has been detected at the Tonga volcano, a Darwin-based monitoring station said Monday, two days after a massive eruption triggered tsunami waves around the Pacific. LOS ANGELES, CA – JANUARY 15: People observe big waves in the breakwater in Venice beach on January 15, 2022 in Los Angeles, California.

Australia, New Zealand step up efforts to aid tsunami-hit Tonga

2022-01-17T02:45+0100taiwannews (en)

SYDNEY/WELLINGTON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Australia and New Zealand dispatched surveillance flights on Monday to assess the damage in Tonga, isolated from the rest of the world due to the eruption of an underwater volcano that triggered a tsunami and blanketed the Pacific island with ash.

What is a tsunami and what causes them?

2022-01-17T02:41+0100fox35orlando (en)

You've likely seen images or video of giant waves crashing onto a beach in Banda Aceh, Indonesia , following a massive earthquake in the Indian Ocean in 2004. Or maybe you've seen video of water breaching walls meant to protect seaside communities in Japan following a magnitude 9.0 earthquake off the nation's coast in 2011.

Tonga volcano eruption creates 'beautiful' sunrises in Australia as ash cloud travels across ocean

2022-01-17T02:26+0100dailymail (en)

leading to beautiful sunrises. Sunshine State residents awoke to picturesque views on Monday after the massive eruption near the Pacific island on Sunday. Ash clouds have slowly travelled west toward the Coral Sea and passed over Fiji , Vanuatu and Nouvelle-Caledonie, leaving rustic coloured skies in their wake.

Missing woman was rescuing dogs when swept away in Tongan tsunami

2022-01-17T02:24+0100yahoo-au (en)

Family desperately seeking information. Friends and family of Angela are desperately searching for her, posting on social media asking anyone with information to contact them. "My uncle held on to a tree but my Auntie and dogs were washed away ... My uncle still hasn't been able to find my Auntie.

Indonesia, M6.6 Earthquake in Pandeglang Regency (Banten) (14 Jan 2022)

2022-01-17T02:20+0100reliefWeb (en)

Banten, Indonesia . Event Date : Fri, 14 Jan 2022. AHADID : AHA-EQ-2022-000046-IDN | GLIDE Number: Impact Update Date : Fri, 14 Jan 2022 16:05:41. AFFECTED AREA/S. Bekasi, Bogor, Cianjur, Cilegon, Depok, Jakarta Barat, Jakarta Pusat, Jakarta Selatan, Jakarta Timur, Jakarta Utara, Karawang, Kepulauan....

Tonga: Volcanic eruption and tsunami cuts off country from the world

2022-01-17T02:20+0100reliefWeb (en)

Kuala Lumpur/Suva, 16 January 2022 - The small Pacific Island country of Tonga has been cut off from the rest of the world after an enormous volcanic eruption and subsequent tsunami hit the country on Saturday. All communication lines in the country have been disrupted with no timeframe given on restoration.

On California beaches, tsunami brings choppy waves, isolated flooding and much curiosity - Yahoo News

2022-01-17T02:20+0100google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

The tsunami activity that hit the California coast on Saturday brought modest waves, f looding in some locations and much curiosity. There were no reports of major damage or injuries, with most areas seeing 1- to 2-foot waves. Officials did not expect major flooding but warned that the situation —....

Tonga Tsunami: Oxfam and partners ready to respond

2022-01-17T02:20+0100reliefWeb (en)

Following the recent eruption of Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai and the ensuing tsunami, Carlos Calderόn Oxfam Aotearoa Humanitarian Lead said: “We share the concern of our Tongan whanau here in Aotearoa, New Zealand, and our heart goes out to all those impacted by this event. We are monitoring the situation as closely as possible.

New Zealand Air Force Orion aircraft departing for tsunami-hit Tonga

2022-01-17T02:19+0100xinhuanet-english (en)

WELLINGTON, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- A Royal New Zealand Air Force Orion aircraft left Base Auckland on Monday morning for tsunami-hit Tonga to assist in an initial impact assessment of the area and low-lying islands. "We are working hard to see how we can assist our Pacific neighbors after the volcanic....

New volcanic eruption on Tonga

2022-01-17T02:17+0100california18 (en)

The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano, located on an uninhabited island 65 kilometers north of the capital Nuku’alofa, erupted on Saturday. The latest eruption was registered just after 11 pm Norwegian time on Sunday night, according to Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Center. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center is reporting large waves in the area.

Another 'large eruption' detected at Tonga volcano: Monitor

2022-01-17T02:16+0100timesnownews (en)

Hawaii: Another "large eruption" has been detected at the Tonga volcano, a Darwin-based monitoring on station said Monday, two days after a massive eruption triggered tsunami waves around the Pacific. The latest eruption was detected at 2210 GMT Sunday, according to an alert by the Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre.

On California beaches, tsunami brings choppy waves, isolated flooding and much curiosity - Yahoo News

2022-01-17T02:11+0100google-top-stories (en)

The tsunami activity that hit the California coast on Saturday brought modest waves, f looding in some locations and much curiosity. There were no reports of major damage or injuries, with most areas seeing 1- to 2-foot waves. Officials did not expect major flooding but warned that the situation —....

New Zealand Air Force Orion aircraft departing for tsunami-hit Tonga

2022-01-17T02:10+0100nampa (en)

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua. WELLINGTON, Jan. 17 (Xinhua) -- A Royal New Zealand Air Force Orion aircraft left Base Auckland on Monday morning for tsunami-hit Tonga to assist in an initial impact assessment of the area and low-lying islands. "We are working hard to see how we can assist our....

China ready to provide assistance to tsunami-hit Tonga

2022-01-17T02:09+0100china.org.cn (en)

China's Foreign Ministry on Sunday said China is ready to provide every possible form of support and assistance to Tonga after the country was hit by continuous volcanic eruptions and the ensuing tsunami waves. "China extends deep condolences and sincere sympathies to the government and people of....

Another 'large eruption' detected at Tonga volcano --monitor

2022-01-17T02:09+0100gmanews (en)

Another "large eruption" has been detected at the Tonga volcano, a Darwin-based monitoring station said Monday, two days after a massive eruption triggered tsunami waves around the Pacific. The latest eruption was detected at 2210 GMT Sunday, according to an alert by the Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre.

Volcanic eruptions have significant impact on Tonga with tsunami causing damages

2022-01-17T02:03+0100peopledaily (en)

Tongan geologists aboard a ship watch the eruption of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano in Tonga, Jan. 15, 2022. (Photo provided by Tonga Geological Services of the Government of Tonga.) Friday's violent eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano continued for over 12 hours and the volcano....

Volcanic eruptions have significant impact on Tonga with tsunami causing damages

2022-01-17T01:57+0100ecns (en)

The eruptions of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano in Tonga on Friday and Saturday have a significant impact on the South Pacific island country, especially its capital Nuku'alofa. According to Tonga's news website Matangi Tonga Online, Friday's violent volcanic eruption continued for over 12....

MIL-OSI Australia: Australia to provide assistance to Tonga following volcanic eruption and tsunami

2022-01-17T01:53+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Joint media release: Minister for Foreign Affairs and Minister for Women, Senator the Hon Marise Payne; Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Senator the Hon Zed Seselja. The Government of Tonga has agreed to the Morrison Government’s offer of a surveillance flight, to assess the....

Tsunami-hit Tonga faces communication challenges, says Jacinda Ardern – video

2022-01-17T01:50+0100guardian (en)

The prime minister of New Zealand told a news conference on Sunday that contact had not been established with coastal areas beyond the capital, Nuku’alofa, after a tsunami hit Tonga following an underwater volcanic eruption. Ardern said the main undersea communications cable was affected, probably due to loss of power.

Tsunami-hit Tonga faces communication challenges, says Jacinda Ardern – video - The Guardian

2022-01-17T01:50+0100google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

The prime minister of New Zealand told a news conference on Sunday that contact had not been established with coastal areas beyond the capital, Nuku’alofa, after a tsunami hit Tonga following an underwater volcanic eruption. Ardern said the main undersea communications cable was affected, probably due to loss of power.

Rescues needed as hundreds went to San Francisco's Ocean Beach despite tsunami advisory - SF Gate

2022-01-17T01:50+0100google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

A rescue vehicle with the San Francisco Fire Department stationed at Ocean Beach. San Francisco Fire Department/Twitter. When the San Francisco Fire Department’s public information officer John Baxter received a call on Saturday morning that a tsunami advisory had been issued for coastal California,....

Large waves detected as Tonga volcano erupts again

2022-01-17T01:47+0100trtworld (en)

A plume rises over Tonga when the underwater volcano erupted in this satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite on January 15, 2022. (Reuters) Another "large eruption" has been detected at the Tonga volcano, a Darwin-based monitoring station said, three days after a first eruption triggered tsunami waves around the Pacific.

Australia, New Zealand step up efforts to aid tsunami-hit Tonga

2022-01-17T01:46+0100thechronicleherald (en)

By Renju Jose and Praveen Menon. SYDNEY/WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Australia and New Zealand dispatched surveillance flights on Monday to assess the damage in Tonga, isolated from the rest of the world due to the eruption of an underwater volcano that triggered a tsunami and blanketed the Pacific island with ash.

Flights disrupted following Tonga tsunami

2022-01-17T01:45+0100westernadvocate (en)

Multiple flights have been cancelled or diverted to Australia following the impact of the tsunami in Tonga, as the prime minister pledged support to the Pacific island nation. The tsunami, which was sparked by an underwater volcano eruption on Saturday, led to volcanic ash being strewn into the air and causing flight delays.

Volcanic eruptions impact on Tonga with tsunami causing damages

2022-01-17T01:44+0100dailyfinland-fi (en)

The eruptions of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano in Tonga on Friday and Saturday have a significant impact on the South Pacific island country, especially its capital Nuku'alofa, reported Xinhua. According to Tonga's news website Matangi Tonga Online, Friday's violent volcanic eruption....

Communities asked to stay vigilant due to ongoing hazardous surf conditions

2022-01-17T01:43+0100miragenews (en)

A big thank you to our partner agencies for their support as we responded to the potential Tsunami over the weekend! We worked closely with Surf Life Saving and NSW Police to ensure members of the community were safe following the tsunami warnings that were issued for the state’s coast and Lord Howe Island.

Minimal damage in California after tsunami advisory in the West

2022-01-17T01:43+0100eagletribune (en)

LOS ANGELES — The eruption of an underwater volcano Saturday in a remote corner of the South Pacific touched off a powerful tsunami that roared across a large swath of the globe, putting millions of people from New Zealand to Canada on alert and forcing the closure of beaches and harbors in California and along the rest of the West Coast.

Vancouver Island communities feel tsunami effects of undersea volcano eruption near Tonga

2022-01-17T01:41+0100princegeorgecitizen (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga prompted emergency agencies to issue a tsunami advisory for Vancouver Island and much of the B.C. coast Saturday morning, cancelling it in early afternoon after the threat had passed. The advisory was lifted shortly after 2:30 p.m. on Saturday by the Emergency Management B.

Pacific volcano: New Zealand sends flight to assess Tonga damage - BBC News

2022-01-17T01:41+0100google-top-stories (en)

As the sky darkened with ash, videos showed traffic jams as people fled low-lying areas by car. Hours later, Tonga's internet and phone lines went down, making the island's 105,000 residents almost entirely unreachable. Prior to the largest eruption, the volcano had been erupting for several days.

Rescues needed as hundreds went to San Francisco's Ocean Beach despite tsunami advisory - SF Gate

2022-01-17T01:41+0100google-top-stories (en)

A rescue vehicle with the San Francisco Fire Department stationed at Ocean Beach. San Francisco Fire Department/Twitter. When the San Francisco Fire Department’s public information officer John Baxter received a call on Saturday morning that a tsunami advisory had been issued for coastal California,....

Underground volcano near Tonga triggers Tsunami alert

2022-01-17T01:40+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

A tsunami warning was issued in Japan for the first time in five years after an underground volcano erupted near Tonga on Saturday in the Southern Pacific. Tsunami warnings were also issued in other countries near the Pacific including the U.S., New Zealand and Canada.

Flights disrupted following Tonga tsunami

2022-01-17T01:35+0100illawarramercury (en)

Multiple flights have been cancelled or diverted to Australia following the impact of the tsunami in Tonga, as the prime minister pledged support to the Pacific island nation. The tsunami, which was sparked by an underwater volcano eruption on Saturday, led to volcanic ash being strewn into the air and causing flight delays.

Vancouver Island communities feel tsunami effects of undersea volcano eruption near Tonga 0 1/16/2022 10:00:00 AM

2022-01-17T01:35+0100tricitynews (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga prompted emergency agencies to issue a tsunami advisory for Vancouver Island and much of the B.C. coast Saturday morning, cancelling it in early afternoon after the threat had passed. The advisory was lifted shortly after 2:30 p.m. on Saturday by the Emergency Management B.

Flights disrupted following Tonga tsunami

2022-01-17T01:31+0100dailyadvertiser (en)

Multiple flights have been cancelled or diverted to Australia following the impact of the tsunami in Tonga, as the prime minister pledged support to the Pacific island nation. The tsunami, which was sparked by an underwater volcano eruption on Saturday, led to volcanic ash being strewn into the air and causing flight delays.

Australia, New Zealand step up efforts to aid tsunami-hit Tonga

2022-01-17T01:28+0100theglobeandmail (en)

Australia and New Zealand dispatched surveillance flights on Monday to assess the damage in Tonga, isolated from the rest of the world due to the eruption of an underwater volcano that triggered a tsunami and blanketed the Pacific island with ash. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison pledged to....

Australia, New Zealand step up efforts to aid tsunami-hit Tonga

2022-01-17T01:25+0100channelnewsasia (en)

SYDNEY: Australia and New Zealand dispatched surveillance flights on Monday (Jan 17) to assess the damage in Tonga, isolated from the rest of the world due to the eruption of an underwater volcano that triggered a tsunami and blanketed the Pacific island with ash.

Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano (Tonga) activity update: tsunami impact reported in South America and Japan

2022-01-17T01:20+0100volcanodiscovery (en)

Tsunami waves continue to hit the Pacific Ocean coastal countries. Several countries of the South American and Japan reported entering elevated water streams into streets, bays and ports. Alerting situation in Japan (source: @AlertaMundial19/twitter) Tsunami entrando a #Japón pocos minutos después de que se emitiera una alerta.

Another 'Large Eruption' Detected At Tonga Volcano: Monitor

2022-01-17T01:19+0100barrons (en)

Another "large eruption" has been detected at the Tonga volcano, a Darwin-based monitoring station said Monday, three days after a first eruption triggered tsunami waves around the Pacific. The latest eruption was detected at 2210 GMT Sunday, according to an alert by the Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre.

Tsunami advisory canceled for Bay Area in California

2022-01-17T01:14+0100dailyfinland-fi (en)

The screenshot taken from the Twitter account of NWS Bay Area on Jan. 16, 2022 shows the announcement of the National Weather Service that the tsunami advisory triggered on Saturday by a volcanic eruption near Tonga was canceled in the U.S. state of California, including the San Francisco Bay Area. Photo: Xinhua.

Flights disrupted following Tonga tsunami

2022-01-17T01:14+0100canberratimes (en)

Multiple flights have been cancelled or diverted to Australia following the impact of the tsunami in Tonga, as the prime minister pledged support to the Pacific island nation. The tsunami, which was sparked by an underwater volcano eruption on Saturday, led to volcanic ash being strewn into the air and causing flight delays.

Australia, New Zealand step up efforts to aid tsunami-hit Tonga

2022-01-17T01:13+0100saltwire (en)

By Renju Jose and Praveen Menon. SYDNEY/WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Australia and New Zealand dispatched surveillance flights on Monday to assess the damage in Tonga, isolated from the rest of the world due to the eruption of an underwater volcano that triggered a tsunami and blanketed the Pacific island with ash.

Flights disrupted following Tonga tsunami

2022-01-17T01:03+0100maitlandmercury (en)

Multiple flights have been cancelled or diverted to Australia following the impact of the tsunami in Tonga, as the prime minister pledged support to the Pacific island nation. The tsunami, which was sparked by an underwater volcano eruption on Saturday, led to volcanic ash being strewn into the air and causing flight delays.

Flights disrupted following Tonga tsunami

2022-01-17T01:02+0100bordermail (en)

Multiple flights have been cancelled or diverted to Australia following the impact of the tsunami in Tonga, as the prime minister pledged support to the Pacific island nation. The tsunami, which was sparked by an underwater volcano eruption on Saturday, led to volcanic ash being strewn into the air and causing flight delays.

Tonga volcano eruption and tsunami: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to give latest update on Tonga

2022-01-17T01:02+0100nzherald (en)

Meanwhile Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says New Zealand is ready to help the people of Tonga, as a reconnaissance plane is due to arrive shortly. Ardern, joined by Minister of Defence Peeni Henare, told media that the arrival of a Royal NZ Air Force Orion in Tonga is now imminent.

Tonga eruption likely the world’s largest in 30 years – scientist

2022-01-17T00:55+0100pasifika (en)

Early data from Tonga’s violent volcanic eruption suggests it is the biggest blast since Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines 30 years ago, volcanologist Shane Cronin says. The eruption of the underwater Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai volcano, about 65km north of Nuku’alofa, on Saturday shot thick ash and steam 20km skywards.

Pacific tsunami threat recedes as New Zealand sends flight to assess damage

2022-01-17T00:44+0100bendbulletin (en)

The entire West Coast, including coastal Oregon, was under a tsunami advisory after an undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday. Many Oregonians still took to the shoreline in Seaside, however. Throngs of beachgoers walked and played in the sand Saturday, Jan.

Australia, New Zealand Step Up Efforts To Aid Tsunami-hit Tonga

2022-01-17T00:42+0100news18 (en)

Australia and New Zealand dispatched surveillance flights on Monday to assess the damage in Tonga, isolated from the rest of the world due to the eruption of an underwater volcano that triggered a tsunami and blanketed the Pacific island with ash. SYDNEY/WELLINGTON:Australia and New Zealand....

Australia, New Zealand step up efforts to aid tsunami-hit Tonga

2022-01-17T00:42+0100metro-us (en)

By Renju Jose and Praveen Menon. SYDNEY/WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Australia and New Zealand dispatched surveillance flights on Monday to assess the damage in Tonga, isolated from the rest of the world due to the eruption of an underwater volcano that triggered a tsunami and blanketed the Pacific island with ash.

Tsunami Warning Center cancels advisory

2022-01-17T00:39+0100samoanews (en)

Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The NWS Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Honolulu HI at 11:00 am sst Sunday, Jan 16, 2022 has cancelled the tsunami advisory for American Samoa. During the advisory period sea level readings at pago pago harbor registered a wave with an amplitude of 36 cm, exceeding advisory level of 30 cm.

Samoa M.E.T. cancels tsunami advisory The Samoa Meteorological Division (M.E.T.) has canceled its tsunami advisory which was issued Saturday evening after an underwater volcanic eruption in Tonga. By Adel Fruean • 17 January 2022, 12:00PM

2022-01-17T00:34+0100samoaobserver (en)

The Samoa Meteorological Division (M.E.T.) has canceled its tsunami advisory which was issued Saturday evening after an underwater volcanic eruption in Tonga. The violent eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano at around 5.26pm (local time) on Saturday triggered a tsunami with waves reportedly measuring 2.

New Zealand, California impacted by tsunami after violent volcano eruption off Tonga

2022-01-17T00:31+0100theage (en)

On Sunday morning Australian time, photographs showed water inundating low-lying areas in Small Craft Harbour in Santa Cruz, California. Water from the tsunami was also seen receding in front of the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. The New York Times said early reports suggested that damage from the....

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga, communications still cut January 17, 2022 NEW

2022-01-17T00:30+0100ajw (en)

WELLINGTON--Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

National Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption The Associated Press & Scripps National 9:06 AM, Jan 15, 2022

2022-01-17T00:29+0100wkbw (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption has begun to recede, while the extent of damage to Tonga remains unclear. The eruption on Saturday sent tsunami waves swirling around buildings and people rushing to higher ground.

Australia and New Zealand step up efforts to support tsunami-stricken Tonga

2022-01-17T00:29+0100jioforme (en)

Article content. Australia’s Minister of the Pacific, Zed Seselja, said the airport “appears to be in relatively good condition” with no mass casualties in the initial report, but “serious damage” to roads and bridges. .. Australia is in contact with the United States, New Zealand, France and other countries to coordinate its response, Mr.

Tsunami advisory canceled for Bay Area in U.S. California

2022-01-17T00:29+0100digitpatrox (en)

The tsunami advisory triggered Saturday by a volcanic eruption close to Tonga has been canceled within the U.S. state of California, together with the San Francisco Bay Space, the Nationwide Climate Service stated Sunday, Development studies citing Xinhua.

Tonga turned into ‘moonscape’ by ash from ‘once-in-millennium’ volcanic eruption

2022-01-17T00:28+0100independent-UK (en)

Ash from an erupted underwater volcano has made Tonga look “like a moonscape,” according to residents of the Pacific island. Particles emitted by the eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai volcano – a “once-in-a-millennium” event that has been visible from outer space – darkened the sky and contaminated the water supply.

Utahns can't reach family members in Tonga after volcanic eruption, tsunamis

2022-01-17T00:25+0100ksl (en)

Estimated read time: 2-3 minutes. WEST JORDAN — A volcanic eruption almost 6,000 miles away is being felt by thousands of Utahns who have close personal ties to the communities hit hardest by volcanic ash and tsunamis. Senituli Penitani explained he began hearing of trouble in his home country of Tonga Friday night.

Casualty reports awaited from tsunami-hit Tonga with comms mostly down

2022-01-17T00:20+0100GulfDailyNews (en)

Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

National News Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption The Associated Press & Scripps National 6:06 AM, Jan 15, 2022

2022-01-17T00:18+0100ksby (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption has begun to recede, while the extent of damage to Tonga remains unclear. The eruption on Saturday sent tsunami waves swirling around buildings and people rushing to higher ground.

Tsunami advisory canceled for Bay Area in U.S. California

2022-01-17T00:16+0100trendnews-az (en)

The tsunami advisory triggered Saturday by a volcanic eruption near Tonga has been canceled in the U.S. state of California, including the San Francisco Bay Area, the National Weather Service said Sunday, The advisory ended Saturday night for the Bay Area and early Sunday for the rest of the state, the weather service tweeted.

Australia, New Zealand step up efforts to aid tsunami-hit Tonga

2022-01-17T00:15+01004-traders (en)

* New Zealand reconnaissance flight on way to Tonga. * Red Cross says scale of devastation could be immense. * UN on standby to offer support. * Ash clouds from eruption moving towards NZ, Australia. SYDNEY/WELLINGTON, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Australia and New Zealand dispatched surveillance flights on....

Edmonds beaches and piers reopen after tsunami advisory canceled

2022-01-17T00:13+0100kiro7 (en)

. Edmonds beaches, piers closed until further notice after tsunami advisory issued Saturday morning. All beaches and piers in Edmonds temporarily closed after a tsunami advisory was issued for the Washington coast after a volcanic eruption in Tonga Saturday morning. January 15, 2022 at 6:37 pm PST By KIRO 7 News Staff EDMONDS, Wash.

Huge Tonga Volcanic Eruption Caused 'Significant Damage'

2022-01-17T00:12+0100chosun (en)

A massive volcanic eruption in Tonga that triggered tsunami waves around the Pacific caused "significant damage" to the island nation's capital and smothered it in dust, but the full extent was unclear with communications still hampered Monday. The eruption on Saturday was so powerful it was....

Tsunami advisory canceled for Bay Area in U.S. California

2022-01-17T00:10+0100menafn (en)

- Trend News Agency) The tsunami advisory triggered Saturday by a volcanic eruption near Tonga has been canceled in the U.S. state of California, including the San Francisco Bay Area, the National Weather Service said Sunday, Trend reports citing Xinhua .

National Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption The Associated Press & Scripps National 8:06 AM, Jan 15, 2022

2022-01-17T00:10+0100newschannel5 (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption has begun to recede, while the extent of damage to Tonga remains unclear. The eruption on Saturday sent tsunami waves swirling around buildings and people rushing to higher ground.

PM pledges Australia assistance for Tonga

2022-01-17T00:04+0100illawarramercury (en)

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has vowed to give Tonga every possible support after a devastating tsunami hit the Pacific island nation. Australia will send a P-8 plane to Tonga on Monday to help assess damage in the country. The tsunami, caused by an underwater volcano eruption on Saturday, has....

Impact assessment, aid efforts underway as world responds to Tonga tsunami

2022-01-17T00:04+0100straitstimesSG (en)

causing significant damage. Australian authorities on Monday said their initial reports suggested no mass casualties in Tonga after an underwater volcano triggered a tsunami, but added there was "significant damage" to roads and bridges in the Pacific island nation.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern addresses situation in Tonga following volcanic eruption, tsunami

2022-01-17T00:03+0100fijitimes (en)

There are no official reports of injuries or deaths in Tonga, as the Defence Force prepares to head to the islands, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says. Communication with the islands has been cut off since yesterday evening and members of the Tongan community in New Zealand are desperately awaiting news of their loved ones.

Seismic activity: Two earthquakes recorded in less than 12 hours

2022-01-17T00:03+0100fijitimes (en)

The map showing the epicentre of the 5.2 magnitude earthquake recorded earlier tonight in the Lautoka region. Image: SUPPLIED. A 5.2 magnitude earthquake was recorded Northwest from Lautoka earlier tonight. The Seismology Unit of the Mineral Resources Department said the seismic activity was recorded at 9.

Two people drowned by abnormally high waves in Peru after Tonga volcano

2022-01-17T00:03+0100fijitimes (en)

FILE PHOTO: A plume rises over Tonga when the underwater volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai erupted in this satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite operated by Japan Meteorological Agency, on January 15, 2022 and released by National Institute of Information and....

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano

2022-01-17T00:03+0100fijitimes (en)

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Pacific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation.

PM pledges Australia assistance for Tonga

2022-01-17T00:01+0100dailyadvertiser (en)

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has vowed to give Tonga every possible support after a devastating tsunami hit the Pacific island nation. Australia will send a P-8 plane to Tonga on Monday to help assess damage in the country. The tsunami, caused by an underwater volcano eruption on Saturday, has....

Ocean swell seekers tear down warning signs in Mt Maunganui in wake of Tongan tsunami, Cyclone Cody

2022-01-17T00:00+0100Stuff (en)

People are ‘actively ignoring’ Mt Maunganui safety advice in the wake of the Tongan tsunami and Cyclone Cody, and have pulled down signs in a bid to check out unpredictable ocean swells, the council says. Tauranga City Council has pulled in contractors to keep people away from Mauao and....

Australia says initial reports suggest no mass casualties in Tonga from tsunami

2022-01-16T23:54+0100gmanews (en)

A grab taken from footage by Japan's Himawari-8 satellite and released by the National Institute of Information and Communications (Japan) on January 15, 2022 shows the volcanic eruption that provoked a tsunami in Tonga. The eruption was so intense it was heard as "loud thunder sounds" in Fiji more than 800 kilometers (500 miles) away.

MIL-OSI New Zealand: Horticulture and wine grape industries to support recovery in Tonga

2022-01-16T23:51+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

The horticulture and wine grape industries in New Zealand are collecting donations to help with the recovery in Tonga, following the weekend’s tsunami. ‘Our industries, in particular those who employ workers from Tonga, have been saddened by news of the tsunami and its impact,’ says the....

PM pledges Australia assistance for Tonga

2022-01-16T23:48+0100portstephensexaminer (en)

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has vowed to give Tonga every possible support after a devastating tsunami hit the Pacific island nation. Australia will send a P-8 plane to Tonga on Monday to help assess damage in the country. The tsunami, caused by an underwater volcano eruption on Saturday, has....

Tsunami warning still in place after Tongan undersea earthquake

2022-01-16T23:48+0100portstephensexaminer (en)

After an underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, tsunami warnings were triggered down Australia's east coast while evacuation orders were issued for Lord Howe Island and Japan. There was a downpouring of ash on the island chain as well as flooding and disruptions to phone and power connections.

National Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption The Associated Press & Scripps National 7:06 AM, Jan 15, 2022

2022-01-16T23:46+0100thedenverchannel (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption has begun to recede, while the extent of damage to Tonga remains unclear. The eruption on Saturday sent tsunami waves swirling around buildings and people rushing to higher ground.

Horticulture And Wine Grape Industries To Support Recovery In Tonga

2022-01-16T23:45+0100scoop-co-nz (en)

Monday, 17 January 2022, 11:27 am Press Release: Horticulture NZ The horticulture and wine grape industries in New Zealand are collecting donations to help with the recovery in Tonga, following the weekend’s tsunami. ‘Our industries, in particular those who employ workers from Tonga, have been....

National/World News Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption The Associated Press & Scripps National 7:06 AM, Jan 15, 2022

2022-01-16T23:44+0100koaa (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption has begun to recede, while the extent of damage to Tonga remains unclear. The eruption on Saturday sent tsunami waves swirling around buildings and people rushing to higher ground.

Volcano eruption triggers evacuation orders, metre-high waves in Japan

2022-01-16T23:43+0100ATAP-en (en)

(TAP) - Hundreds of thousands of Japanese citizens were advised to evacuate on Sunday as waves of more than a metre hit coastal areas, public broadcaster NHK reported, after the eruption of an underwater volcano off Tonga triggered tsunami warnings. Around 230,000 people were advised to evacuate....

Impact assessment, aid efforts underway as world responds to Tonga tsunami

2022-01-16T23:42+0100inquirer (en)

New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Sunday that the tsunami had a significant impact on infrastructure. Red Cross said it was mobilising its regional network to respond to what it called the worst volcanic eruptions the Pacific has experienced in decades.

They were felt around just 14 miles from the Gloucestershire border

2022-01-16T23:36+0100gloucestercitizen (en)

Satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, showing an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga (Image: Japan Meteorology Agency) Shockwaves from the volcano in Tonga were felt more than 10,000 miles away here in England yesterday, the Met Office confirms.

Impact Assessment, Aid Efforts Underway as World Responds to Tonga Tsunami - Latest Tweet by Reuters

2022-01-16T23:20+0100latestly (en)

The latest Tweet by Reuters states, 'Impact assessment, aid efforts underway as world responds to Tonga tsunami ...' Impact assessment, aid efforts underway as world responds to Tonga tsunami Reuters (@Reuters) January 16, 2022 (SocialLY brings you all the latest breaking news, viral trends and....

Rescues needed as hundreds went to San Francisco's Ocean Beach despite tsunami advisory

2022-01-16T23:15+0100sfgate (en)

“I didn’t see what I’ve seen in Hollywood, like a huge wave coming toward us or anything,” said Baxter. Ocean Beach is seen in San Francisco on January 15, 2022 during a tsunami alert issued after a Tonga volcanic eruption. Burak Arik/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images. But that didn’t mean the dangers weren’t present.

Tonga eruption, tsunami: Two people in Peru drown as surge hits

2022-01-16T23:08+0100nzherald (en)

New Zealand ready to help Tonga, unvaxxed cops stood down and Novak Djokovic deported from Australia in the latest New Zealand Herald headlines. Video / NZ Herald Two people have drowned off a beach in northern Peru after tsunami surges were recorded in several coastal areas following the massive....

VIDEO: Tsunami hit Tonga's coast after an underwater volcano erupts

2022-01-16T23:07+0100insider-com (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on January 15th, triggering a tsunami. It sent high waves in Peru, New Zealand, and Japan and along the US West Coast, including Alaska. All tsunami advisories in the US have since been lifted. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, causing giant....

PM pledges Australia assistance for Tonga

2022-01-16T22:56+0100maitlandmercury (en)

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has vowed to give Tonga every possible support after a devastating tsunami hit the Pacific island nation. Australia will send a P-8 plane to Tonga on Monday to help assess damage in the country. The tsunami, caused by an underwater volcano eruption on Saturday, has....

CA Tsunami Activity Continues: See Pictures Of Tsunami Aftermath

2022-01-16T22:55+0100patch (en)

CALIFORNIA — Water levels continued to fluctuate along the California coast Sunday morning due to tsunami activity caused by an underwater volcano eruption, the National Weather Service reported. The abnormal water levels Sunday aren't expected to be as dramatic as Saturday, but lifeguards are,....

Tonga volcano: Ash and smoke cause concern for air and water safety - Save the Children

2022-01-16T22:54+0100voxy (en)

Families in Tonga are at risk of exposure to unsafe air and water due to ash and smoke from the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano that erupted on Saturday, reports Save the Children. Satellite images indicate that the eruption has emitted a 5 km-wide plume of ash, steam and gas, rising approximately 20km above the volcano.

Is there a tsunami warning in California?

2022-01-16T22:46+0100thesun (en)

Officials cautioned residents about the tsunami Is there a tsunami warning in California? On the morning of Saturday, 15 January 2022, a tsunami advisory was in effect for the entire West Coast and Alaska after a volcanic eruption in the Pacific. The official Twitter account of the National Weather....

Volcanic Eruptions Can Cool The Climate, But Hunga-Tonga Won’t

2022-01-16T22:38+0100forbes (en)

June 1991: a giant mushroom cloud of steam and ash exploding out of Mount Pinatubo volcano during its eruption. AFP via Getty Images. The eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano this weekend sent a massive cloud of ash high into the atmosphere and generated a tsunami that impacted much of the Pacific Rim.

Tsunami advisory issued for US West Coast and Alaska

2022-01-16T22:33+0100ABCnews (en)

The National Tsunami Warning Center declared a tsunami advisory for the U.S West Coast and Alaska after an undersea volcanic erupted near Tonga.

Pacific Tsunami Warning Center Advisory — Am Samoa move away from the water immediately

2022-01-16T22:28+0100samoanews (en)

Honolulu, HAWAII — The NWS Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Honolulu issued the following advisory shortly before 9a.m. this morning for American Samoa: The sea level readings at Pago Pago harbor registered a wave with an amplitude of 36 cm, exceeding advisory level of 30 cm. This might be from another explosion of the Tonga volcano.

Contact lost with Tonga

2022-01-16T22:26+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and Internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Impact assessment, aid efforts underway as world responds to Tonga tsunami

2022-01-16T22:25+0100financialpost (en)

Article content. A New Zealand Air Force P-3K Orion aircraft left from Auckland on Monday to assist in an initial impact assessment of the area and low-lying islands, the New Zealand defense forces said on Twitter. New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Sunday that the tsunami had a significant impact https://www.

Tonga tsunami: Tutukaka damage has business wondering, ‘what next?’

2022-01-16T22:25+0100Stuff (en)

hit the marina on Saturday night. About eight to 10 boats have sunk, numerous other boats have been damaged, and there is extensive damage to marina structures, said Dive! Tutukaka owner Jeroen​ Jongejans​. The New Zealand Civil Defence has cancelled a warning for people to stay off beaches and....

Tonga Volcano: Ash And Smoke Cause Concern For Air And Water Safety, Says Save The Children

2022-01-16T22:15+0100scoop-co-nz (en)

that the eruption has emitted a 5 km-wide plume of ash, steam and gas, rising approximately 20km above the volcano. The volcano is about 65 kilometres north of Tonga’s capital of Nuku’alofa, and caused a 1.2 metre tsunami at 530pm local time Saturday 15 January.

Stunning satellite images of underwater volcano in Tonga

2022-01-16T22:12+0100california18 (en)

The capital of Tonga suffered major damage from the tsunami caused by a powerful underwater volcanic eruption in the Pacific. It was felt in a multitude of countries and caused two deaths on a beach in northern Peru due to the waves it caused. Through images taken from space, it was possible to....

Tonga eruption: NZ Air Force plane leaves for reconnaissance flight to assess damage

2022-01-16T22:11+0100rnzi (en)

A New Zealand Defence Force plane has left for Tonga to assess the damage from Saturday's volcanic eruption and tsunami. The violent eight-minute eruption of the undersea volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai triggered atmospheric shockwaves and a tsunami which travelled as far afield as Alaska, Japan and South America.

Tonga volcanic eruption: NZ Air Force plane leaves for reconnaissance flight, power back in capital

2022-01-16T22:07+0100nzherald (en)

Power is being restored in Tonga's capital, and the country is sending naval boats to outlying islands to assess the damage from the huge Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai eruption and tsunami. A New Zealand Defence Force plane has left for Tonga to assess the damage from Saturday's volcanic eruption and tsunami.

More eruptions predicted as tsunami’s effects felt worldwide

2022-01-16T22:00+0100theherald-au (en)

When coastal geologist Ian Goodwin went surfing at Avalon Beach at sunrise on Sunday, he could feel the after-effects of the tsunami that had ripped through Tonga only hours earlier. “Paddling out was tough, the waves were smaller and choppier,” he said. “There was a sizeable swell running and unusual currents.

Tonga eruption likely world's largest in 30 years

2022-01-16T21:56+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

University of Auckland volcanologist Professor Shane Cronin said scenes on the ground would have appeared apocalyptic after the eruption: ash clouds blotting out the sun, thunderclaps of booming shockwaves and thousands of lightening strikes. READ MORE: "The clouds that people could see in the....

Tsunami warnings cancelled for Australia’s east coast

2022-01-16T21:53+0100heraldsun (en)

Tsunami warnings for waters off Australia’s east coast have all been lifted. The Bureau of Meteorology cancelled warnings across New South Wales and Queensland last night, saying the main tsunami waves have now passed all expected locations. Victoria and Tasmania have also been cleared with no tsunami threat detected.

Jacinda Ardern

2022-01-16T21:49+0100wn (en)

will this afternoon give an update on the Government 's response to the crisis unfolding in Tonga following the volcanic eruption and tsunami In an Instagram post, Ardern images of the volcanic eruption are "hugely concerning" ... can help," Ardern said.

Tsunami advisory canceled for Bay Area in U.S. California

2022-01-16T21:46+0100xinhuanet-english (en)

The screenshot taken from the Twitter account of NWS Bay Area on Jan. 16, 2022 shows the announcement of the National Weather Service that the tsunami advisory triggered on Saturday by a volcanic eruption near Tonga was canceled in the U.S. state of California, including the San Francisco Bay Area.

Tonga left largely uncontactable after tsunami as telephone and internet lines severed

2022-01-16T21:44+0100heart (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted yesterday, triggering warnings of 1.2-metre tsunami waves and evacuation orders on the shores of the island and several others in the South Pacific. The eruption caused internet and phone lines to go down at about 6.

Tonga eruption: Tonga sends naval boats to outer islands, NZ reconnaissance flight takes off

2022-01-16T21:43+0100radionz (en)

A New Zealand Defence Force plane has left for Tonga to assess the damage from Saturday's volcanic eruption and tsunami. The violent eight-minute eruption of the undersea volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai triggered atmospheric shockwaves and a tsunami which travelled as far afield as Alaska, Japan and South America.

Tsunami warnings cancelled for Australia’s east coast

2022-01-16T21:31+0100news_com_au (en)

Tsunami warnings for waters off Australia’s east coast have all been lifted. The Bureau of Meteorology cancelled warnings across New South Wales and Queensland last night, saying the main tsunami waves have now passed all expected locations. Victoria and Tasmania have also been cleared with no tsunami threat detected.

Tonga eruption: Tonga sends naval boats to outer islands, NZ reconnaissance flight takes off

2022-01-16T21:26+0100rnz-co-nz (en)

A New Zealand Defence Force plane has left for Tonga to assess the damage from Saturday's volcanic eruption and tsunami. The violent eight-minute eruption of the undersea volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai triggered atmospheric shockwaves and a tsunami which travelled as far afield as Alaska, Japan and South America.

Tsunami: l’importanza di un’allerta tempestiva

2022-01-16T21:23+0100regionieambiente (it)

Dopo l’esplosione del vulcano di Tonga, in tutta la fascia costiera l’area del Pacifico sono scattati gli allerta e avvisi di tsunami che hanno permesso di evitare , nonostante i danni provocati, che vi fossero numerose le vittime. Nella mattina del 15 gennaio 2022, corrispondente al tardo....

Tsunami waves cause dangerous surf and flooding in Santa Cruz - KTVU San Francisco

2022-01-16T21:17+0100google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. Santa Cruz was one of the hardest hit areas after the Tongan volcano eruption triggered a tsunami advisory for the California coast on Saturday. There was flooding in some areas along the coast as the dangerous waves reached the harbor.

Tongans worried for loved ones back home after massive volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T21:13+0100abc-au (en)

The volcanic eruption and tsunami that hit Tonga on Saturday. From her new home in Adelaide, Ms Nakao has been able to connect with other members of the Tongan community through her work with the Tonga Friendly Islands Community of South Australia (TFICSA).

Tsunami waves cause dangerous surf and flooding in Santa Cruz - KTVU San Francisco

2022-01-16T21:12+0100google-top-stories (en)

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. Santa Cruz was one of the hardest hit areas after the Tongan volcano eruption triggered a tsunami advisory for the California coast on Saturday. There was flooding in some areas along the coast as the dangerous waves reached the harbor.

Significant damage feared in Tonga following tsunami hit

2022-01-16T21:07+0100heraldsun (en)

Significant damage is feared to have occurred in Tonga after an underwater volcanic eruption triggered a tsunami on Saturday. Satellite images captured the eruption which sent plumes of smoke into the air. Social media posts show waves crashing through homes and shops while boats were washed ashore.

Hunga Tonga volcano in Pacific erupts produces tsunami, no climate impacts yet - The Washington Post

2022-01-16T20:46+0100google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

“We have a nightmare situation of an isolated community experiencing the effects of a large volcanic ash plume producing significant volcanic lightning, as well as a tsunami,” Janine Krippner, a volcanologist at the Smithsonian Global Volcano Program, wrote in a Twitter direct message.

Significant damage feared in Tonga following tsunami hit

2022-01-16T20:44+0100news_com_au (en)

Significant damage is feared to have occurred in Tonga after an underwater volcanic eruption triggered a tsunami on Saturday. Satellite images captured the eruption which sent plumes of smoke into the air. Social media posts show waves crashing through homes and shops while boats were washed ashore.

Casualty reports awaited from tsunami-hit Tonga with comms mostly down

2022-01-16T20:42+0100bworldcom (en)

WELLINGTON — Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

More eruptions predicted as tsunami’s effects felt around globe

2022-01-16T20:32+0100theage (en)

When coastal geologist Ian Goodwin went surfing at Avalon Beach at sunrise on Sunday, he could feel the after-effects of the tsunami that had ripped through Tonga only hours earlier. “Paddling out was tough, the waves were smaller and choppier,” he said. “There was a sizeable swell running and unusual currents.

Deep M6.1 earthquake hits west of Panguna, Papua New Guinea

2022-01-16T20:16+0100watchers (en)

The epicenter was located about 75 km (46 miles) W of Panguna, Bougainville, Papua New Guinea and 86 km (53 miles) WSW of Arawa, Papua New Guinea. 442 000 people are estimated to have felt weak shaking. There is no tsunami threat from this earthquake. The USGS issued a Green alert for shaking-related fatalities and economic losses.

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga, communications still cut

2022-01-16T20:15+0100tribune (en)

WELLINGTON: Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Hunga Tonga volcano in Pacific erupts produces tsunami, no climate impacts yet - The Washington Post

2022-01-16T20:11+0100google-top-stories (en)

“We have a nightmare situation of an isolated community experiencing the effects of a large volcanic ash plume producing significant volcanic lightning, as well as a tsunami,” Janine Krippner, a volcanologist at the Smithsonian Global Volcano Program, wrote in a Twitter direct message.

Watch live: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern addresses situation in Tonga following volcanic eruption, tsunami

2022-01-16T20:09+0100rnzi (en)

There are no official reports of injuries or deaths in Tonga, as the Defence Force prepares to head to the islands, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says. Communication with the islands has been cut off since yesterday evening and members of the Tongan community in New Zealand are desperately awaiting news of their loved ones.

Tonga eruption likely the world's largest in 30 years - scientist

2022-01-16T20:09+0100rnzi (en)

He said early data suggested the eruption could measure as high as five on the volcanic explosivity index (VEI). The index estimates the strength and potential impact of an eruption on an eight-point scale, with each successive interval representing a tenfold increase in energy.

‘The equivalent of 1000 Hiroshima bombs’: World watched a tremendous explosion in Tonga

2022-01-16T20:08+0100brisbanetimes (en)

On Saturday evening, Tongans witnessed a catastrophic explosion of the volcanic vent that had grown a few metres above sea-level between the small islands of Hunga Tonga and Hunga Ha’apai, some 50 kilometres north of their capital Nuku’alofa on the main island of Tonga, Tongatapu.

‘The equivalent of 1000 Hiroshima bombs’: World watched a tremendous explosion in Tonga

2022-01-16T20:07+0100smh (en)

On Saturday evening, Tongans witnessed a catastrophic explosion of the volcanic vent that had grown a few metres above sea-level between the small islands of Hunga Tonga and Hunga Ha’apai, some 50 kilometres north of their capital Nuku’alofa on the main island of Tonga, Tongatapu.

NZ standing by to help Tonga after eruption, tsunami

2022-01-16T20:06+0100tvnz (en)

New Zealand is standing by to send help to its Pacific neighbour Tonga as soon as conditions allow. P-3K2 Orion. (Source: NZDF.) It comes after the kingdom was following a large eruption of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai underwater volcano on Saturday. The large eruption .

UK woman missing after being swept away in Tonga tsunami

2022-01-16T20:06+0100tvnz (en)

Family and friends are desperately waiting to hear news of a UK woman missing in Tonga after she was washed away in a tsunami which hit the capital following a volcanic eruption on Saturday. Angela Glover. (Source: Instagram / Angela Glover) Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano erupted late on....

A man takes a picture of the big waves in the breakwater in Venice beach while he walks with his dog on Saturday in Los Angeles, California. A tsunami advisory was in effect for the West Coast of the United States as well as Hawaii and Alaska after an undersea volcano erupted in the Pacific Ocean near Tonga. —AFP PHOTO Hostages freed in Texas synagogue standoff see more

2022-01-16T20:03+0100daily-sun (en)

A man takes a picture of the big waves in the breakwater in Venice beach while he walks with his dog… A man takes a picture of the big waves in the breakwater in Venice beach while he walks with his dog on Saturday in Los Angeles, California. A tsunami advisory was in effect for the West Coast of....

Two people drown in Peru after Tonga volcano

2022-01-16T19:54+0100yahoo-sg (en)

Two people drowned off a beach in northern Peru, the local civil defense authority reported on Sunday (Sunday 16). After unusually high waves were recorded in several coastal areas following Saturday's eruption of an underwater volcano in Tonga in the Pacific Ocean.

Tsunami reaches California coast with high waves, local flooding and dangerous currents - San Francisco Chronicle

2022-01-16T19:40+0100google-top-stories (en)

Tsunami advisories triggered in the early morning remained in effect throughout the day. They were canceled late Saturday in the Bay Area and early Sunday for the rest of California, according to the National Weather Service. The explosion of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano, largely submerged....

Tsunami in Peru: Ica presents strong waves due to volcanic eruption in Tonga

2022-01-16T19:37+0100california18 (en)

Ica It is one of the regions that It has also been affected by the strong waves that are taking place throughout the Peruvian coast. According to what is indicated by the Decentralized Directorate of the National Institute (DDI) of the Civil Defense Institute (Indeci) in said department, So far no damage of any kind has been reported.

6.1 earthquake strongly shook Papua New Guinea

2022-01-16T19:36+0100california18 (en)

A strong 6.1 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands in the Western Pacific this Sunday. An earthquake of magnitude 6.1 shook the coast of Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands in the Western Pacific this Sunday, where so far there is no danger of a....

Tsunami advisories cancelled for coastal B.C. areas following volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T19:36+0100CBC (en)

The National Tsunami Warning Center's advisory cautioning of potential strong currents and waves has been cancelled for all zones in coastal British Columbia. The advisory issued Saturday morning followed a volcanic eruption in the Pacific Basin near the Tonga Islands.

Tonga has been cut off from the rest of the world following a violent volcano eruption: the death toll is unknown, and the internet has been disabled.

2022-01-16T19:36+0100brinkwire (en)

Tonga has been cut off from the rest of the world following a violent volcano eruption: the death toll is unknown, and the internet has been disrupted. A TSUNAMI triggered by a massive underwater volcano eruption near Tonga has cut the island off from the rest of the world, though the death toll from the earthquake is still unknown.

Sydney's Tongan community face anxious wait after volcanic eruption and tsunami cuts links to home

2022-01-16T19:27+0100abc-au (en)

Sydney's Tongan community face an anxious wait as they struggle to communicate with family and friends back home, following a tsunami caused by a massive underwater volcanic eruption. The Pacific island's communication infrastructure has been cut since the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano erupted....

Tonga left largely uncontactable after tsunami as telephone and internet lines severed

2022-01-16T19:24+0100coastfm (en)

Tsunami-hit Tonga has remained largely uncontactable due to telephone and internet links being severed. , triggering warnings of 1.2-metre tsunami waves and evacuation orders on the shores of the island and several others in the South Pacific. The eruption caused internet and phone lines to go down at about 6.

After the tsunami, Tonga was almost out of touch because the telephone and internet lines were cut off.World news

2022-01-16T19:23+0100eminetra (en)

Tonga, which was hit by the tsunami, remained almost unreachable due to the disconnection of telephone and internet links. Trigger 1.2 meter tsunami warnings and evacuation orders, on the island’s coast and several other parts of the South Pacific. The eruption caused the internet and telephone....

Tongan volcano eruption: Likely the world's largest in 30 years - scientist

2022-01-16T19:05+0100nzherald (en)

From Kim Moodie of RNZ Early data from Tonga's violent volcanic eruption suggests it is the biggest blast since Mt Pinatubo in the Philippines 30 years ago, volcanologist Shane Cronin says. The eruption of the underwater Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai volcano, about 65km north of Nuku'alofa, on Saturday shot thick ash and steam 20km skywards.

Tsunami alert issued for US, Canada after volcanic...

2022-01-16T18:39+0100worldbulletin (en)

Following an underwater volcanic eruption that hit the Pacific country of Tonga , a weather center issued a tsunami warning for the western coast of US and Canada. According to a statement by the Tsunami Warning Center of US National Weather Service, a tsunami warning has been issued for the west....

Two people drowned by abnormally high waves in Peru after Tonga volcano

2022-01-16T18:38+0100gmanews (en)

LIMA, Peru Two people drowned off a beach in northern Peru, the local civil defense authority reported on Sunday, after unusually high waves were recorded in several coastal areas following Saturday's eruption of an underwater volcano in Tonga in the Pacific Ocean.

Tonga eruption likely world's largest in 30 years - scientist

2022-01-16T18:36+0100tvnz (en)

Early data from Tonga's violent volcanic eruption suggests it is the biggest blast since Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines 30 years ago, volcanologist Shane Cronin says. The eruption at Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai covered a huge area in ash and smoke, as well as causing tsunami waves in Tonga. By Kim Moodie of rnz.

NZ Air Force aircraft to conduct flight over Tonga

2022-01-16T18:36+0100tvnz (en)

A Royal New Zealand Air Force aircraft is set to take a reconnaissance flight on Monday to assess the area near Tonga and low-lying islands after Saturday’s volcanic eruption and resulting tsunami. P-3K2 Orion. (Source: NZDF.) The flight would assist in an initial impact assessment of the volcano and tsunami.

Small Boat Capsizes In Ventura Harbor During Tsunami Threat – CBS Los Angeles

2022-01-16T18:26+0100digitpatrox (en)

VENTURA (CBSLA) — A wide range of locations throughout the globe are nonetheless feeling the results of Saturday’s volcanic eruption within the south Pacific. Within the Ventura Harbor, a small boat was captured on video capsizing. It broke unfastened from the dock Saturday in the course of the tsunami menace.

Tonga eruption likely the world's largest in 30 years - scientist

2022-01-16T18:24+0100rnz-co-nz (en)

Early data from Tonga's violent volcanic eruption suggests it is the biggest blast since Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines 30 years ago, volcanologist Shane Cronin says. Footage taken by Japan's Himawari-8 satellite and released by the National Institute of Information and Communications (Japan) on 15 January shows the volcanic eruption.

Casualty reports awaited from tsunami-hit Tonga with communications largely down

2022-01-16T18:23+0100marianasvariety (en)

WELLINGTON (Reuters) — Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Volcanic eruption | Volcanic eruption in the Pacific Ocean; Other countries in relief of tsunami threat evacuation

2022-01-16T18:05+0100archyde (en)

Tonga Island in relief from tsunami threat around the Pacific from a volcanic eruption undersea. But a huge cloud cover over the island nation of Tonga prevented surveillance aircraft from New Zealand from assessing the extent of the damage. Satellite imagery shows the eruption of the Hunga....

Heavy damage in Tonga by a tsunami that alarmed the entire Pacific

2022-01-16T18:03+0100california18 (en)

Sunday, January 16, 2022 | 1:30 p.m. The capital of Tonga suffered significant damage from the tsunami caused by a powerful underwater volcanic eruption in the Pacific, which generated alarm from Japan to Chile, although the risk of further damage has passed, according to official reports.

Philippine embassy checking on Pinoys after Tonga tsunami

2022-01-16T18:01+0100philstar (en)

MANILA, Philippines Coordination efforts by the Philippine embassy in New Zealand with local authorities and community leaders are ongoing to ascertain the situation on the ground and the condition of Filipinos in Tonga, Samoa and Fiji following the eruption of an underwater volcano on Saturday, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.

Tonga eruption likely the world's largest in 30 years - scientist

2022-01-16T17:58+0100radionz (en)

Early data from Tonga's violent volcanic eruption suggests it is the biggest blast since Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines 30 years ago, volcanologist Shane Cronin says. Footage taken by Japan's Himawari-8 satellite and released by the National Institute of Information and Communications (Japan) on 15 January shows the volcanic eruption.

Tsunami reach Japan after Tonga eruption

2022-01-16T17:53+0100manilatimes (en)

TOKYO, Japan: Tsunami reached Japan late Saturday through early Sunday and waves as high as 3 meters (m) were possible, the Japan Meteorological Agency said, hours after a massive volcanic eruption near Tonga. The agency said a 1.2 m (about 4 feet) tsunami reached the remote southern island of Amami Oshima around 11:55 p.

Watch | Tonga's Underwater Volcano Erupts

2022-01-16T17:47+0100thehindu (en)

On Saturday, the underwater volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai erupted, triggering a tsunami that flooded Pacific coastlines from Japan to the U.S. GOES satellite imagery captured the eruption of the underwater volcano early Saturday morning. The eruption caused a tsunami across portions of coastal Alaska and California.

Tsunami Hits Tonga after Underwater Volcanic Eruption

2022-01-16T17:39+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

The Guardian published the following article: People have been forced to flee their homes and streets and buildings have flooded as tsunami waves crashed into Tonga’s main island of Tongatapu, following a huge underwater volcano explosion. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii, Alaska, the US....

World Satellite imagery captures the moment an undersea volcano erupts off Tonga Satellite imagery captured the moment an underwater volcano erupted off the coast of Tonga on Saturday, Jan. 15, triggering a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations. The eruption caused a 1.2-metre tsunami, Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology said.

2022-01-16T17:21+0100cknw (en)

Satellite imagery captures the moment an undersea volcano erupts off Tonga. Satellite imagery captured the moment an underwater volcano erupted off the coast of Tonga on Saturday, Jan. 15, triggering a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations. The eruption caused a 1.2-metre tsunami, Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology said.

Local News Tsunami advisory canceled for Central Coast KSBY Staff

2022-01-16T17:18+0100ksby (en)

A tsunami advisory in effect for San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties Saturday was canceled early Sunday morning. The advisory was in effect for the entire West Coast following an underwater volcanic eruption near Tonga and was canceled around 12:30 a.m. Sunday.

Tonga tsunami: Tutukaka damage has business wondering, ‘what next?’

2022-01-16T17:10+0100Stuff (en)

on Monday, after a tsunami surge from the Tongan earthquake hit the marina on Saturday night. About eight to 10 boats have sunk, numerous other boats have been damaged, and there is extensive damage to marina structures, said Dive! Tutukaka owner Jeroen​ Jongejans​.

Eruption triggered tsunami on Tonga island

2022-01-16T17:02+0100archyde (en)

The violent eruption of an underwater volcano near Tonga, in the South Pacific, caused a tsunami that hit the coast of this island nation and has also set off alarms in other countries in the region. Waves of about 1.2 meters were recorded in Nukualofa, the capital of Tonga, with 24,500 inhabitants,....

Japan lifts all tsunami warnings

2022-01-16T16:59+0100thaipbs (en)

The Japan Meteorological Agency lifted all remaining tsunami advisories at 2 P.M. on Sunday local time. (Photo by AP/Eugene Hoshiko) All tsunami warnings issued in Japan, following Saturday’s massive volcanic eruption in Tonga, have been lifted. The final alert which had been in effect for Iwate Prefecture was downgraded to an advisory at 11:20 a.

Major tsunami damage feared in Tonga, communications still cut

2022-01-16T16:59+0100businessday (en)

Wellington — Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday, with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Two people drown in Peru after high waves from Tonga eruption

2022-01-16T16:56+0100dailysabah (en)

Two people drowned off a beach in northern Peru after abnormally high waves were triggered by a massive eruption of an underwater volcano near Tonga in the Pacific Ocean, the local civil defense authority reported on Sunday. The death of two people by drowning occurred on Saturday on a beach located....

Two people drowned by abnormally high waves in Peru after Tonga volcano eruption

2022-01-16T16:56+0100inquirer (en)

The eruption of an underwater volcano off Tonga, which triggered a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, is seen in an image from the NOAA GOES-West satellite taken at 05:00 GMT Jan. 15, 2022. (CIRA/NOAA/Handout via REUTERS) LIMA — Two people drowned off a beach in northern....

Tonga's Olympics flag bearer Pita Taufatofua says father is missing following volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T16:52+0100fox35orlando (en)

Pita Taufatofua, who went viral during the Olympics for being oiled up as he carried Tonga’s flag at the opening ceremonies, revealed Saturday his father and other members of his family were missing following an underwater volcanic eruption and subsequent tsunami that hit the country.

Tsunami advisory lifted for US West Coast after underwater volcano erupts in South Pacific

2022-01-16T16:44+0100abc7ny (en)

reported that residents fled for higher ground as waves swept the waterfront, main street and grounds of Tonga's Royal Palace. Though it was early evening, videos show the sky already dark from the ash cloud. Tonga's King Tupou VI was evacuated from the palace, RNZ said, citing local media reports....

DFA closely monitoring 800 Pinoys after eruption

2022-01-16T16:41+0100manilastandard-ph (en)

The Philippine Embassy in Wellington is currently monitoring the situation of close to 800 Filipinos in Tonga, Samoa, and Fiji after the eruption of an underwater volcano on Saturday, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said. In a statement Sunday, the DFA said the eruption triggered tsunamis....

Two drowned by high waves in Peru after Tonga volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T16:41+0100khaleejtimes (en)

The underwater volcano's activity on Saturday prompted tsunami warnings and evacuation orders in Japan Two people drowned off a beach in northern Peru, the local civil defense authority reported on Sunday, after unusually high waves were recorded in several coastal areas following Saturday’s....

Two people drowned by abnormally high waves in Peru after Tonga volcano

2022-01-16T16:40+0100bdnews24 (en)

The death of two people by drowning occurred on Saturday on a beach located in the Lambayeque region, Peru's National Institute of Civil Defense (Indeci) said in a statement. The underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, prompting tsunami warnings and evacuation orders in Japan and causing....

Two people drowned by abnormally high waves in Peru after Tonga volcano

2022-01-16T16:35+0100torontosun (en)

A Planet SkySat image shows a plume of smoke rising from the underwater volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai days before its eruption on January 15, in Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai, Tonga, January 07, 2022. Photo by Planet Labs PBC REUTERS Article content. LIMA — Two people drowned off a beach in northern....

Two drown in Peru after Tonga volcano

2022-01-16T16:34+0100illawarramercury (en)

Two people have drowned off a beach in northern Peru after unusually high waves were recorded in several coastal areas following Saturday's eruption of an underwater volcano in Tonga in the Pacific Ocean. The death of two people by drowning occurred on Saturday on a beach located in the Lambayeque....

Two people drowned by abnormally high waves in Peru after Tonga volcano LIMA (Reuters) - Two people drowned off a beach in northern Peru, the local civil defense authority reported on Sunday, after unusually high waves wer... 1h ago

2022-01-16T16:33+0100wsau (en)

LIMA (Reuters) – Two people drowned off a beach in northern Peru, the local civil defense authority reported on Sunday, after unusually high waves were recorded in several coastal areas following Saturday’s eruption of an underwater volcano in Tonga in the Pacific Ocean.

Tonga volcano map: The violent eruption of an underwater volcano was mapped.

2022-01-16T16:32+0100brinkwire (en)

Tonga volcano map: Where did an underwater volcano erupt, and how violent was it? A tsunami warning has been issued for Tonga after an underwater volcano erupted violently today. But when the volcano erupted, where exactly did it happen? Today, an underwater volcano near Tonga erupted violently,....

Chile ends tsunami warning after eruption of submarine volcano in Tonga

2022-01-16T16:30+0100california18 (en)

The National Emergency Office of Chile (Onemi) reported today that the tsunami alert decreed yesterday, Saturday, has ended in six regions after the eruption of a volcano in Tonga, which forced the evacuation of almost the entire coastline of the country .

Two drown in Peru after Tonga volcano

2022-01-16T16:27+0100yahoo-au (en)

Two people have drowned off a beach in northern Peru after unusually high waves were recorded in several coastal areas following Saturday's eruption of an underwater volcano in Tonga in the Pacific Ocean. The death of two people by drowning occurred on Saturday on a beach located in the Lambayeque....

Pacific tsunami threat recedes, volcano ash hinders response

2022-01-16T16:27+0100news-gazette (en)

The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption has receded but the massive ash cloud covering the tiny island nation of Tonga is preventing surveillance flights from New Zealand to assess the extent of damage. By NICK PERRY - Associated Press; Jan 16, 2022; Jan 16,....

Two People Drowned by Abnormally High Waves in Peru After Tonga Volcano

2022-01-16T16:24+0100news18 (en)

The underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, prompting tsunami warnings and evacuation orders in Japan and causing huge waves on several South Pacific islands. Two people drowned off a beach in northern Peru, the local civil defense authority reported on Sunday, after unusually high waves....

Two people drowned by abnormally high waves in Peru after Tonga volcano

2022-01-16T16:24+0100channelnewsasia (en)

LIMA: Two people drowned off a beach in northern Peru, the local civil defense authority reported on Sunday (Jan 16), after unusually high waves were recorded in several coastal areas following Saturday's eruption of an underwater volcano in Tonga in the Pacific Ocean.

Magnitude-6.1 earthquake hits Papua New Guinea

2022-01-16T16:22+0100europesun (en)

Saturday's massive underwater volcanic eruption off Tonga appears to have triggered seismic activity across the southern Pacific. A day after Tonga was hit by giant waves following the eruption of a volcano in the ocean off its coast, a 6.1 magnitude earthquake has struck the island of Papua New Guinea, the US Geological Survey (USGS) has said.

Two people drowned by abnormally high waves in Peru after Tonga volcano

2022-01-16T16:20+0100oann (en)

FILE PHOTO: A plume rises over Tonga when the underwater volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai erupted in this satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite operated by Japan Meteorological Agency, on January 15, 2022 and released by National Institute of Information and....

Two people drowned by abnormally high waves in Peru after Tonga volcano LIMA (Reuters) - Two people drowned off a beach in northern Peru, the local civil defense authority reported on Sunday, after unusually high waves wer... 1h ago

2022-01-16T16:17+0100kelo (en)

LIMA (Reuters) – Two people drowned off a beach in northern Peru, the local civil defense authority reported on Sunday, after unusually high waves were recorded in several coastal areas following Saturday’s eruption of an underwater volcano in Tonga in the Pacific Ocean.

Two drown in Peru after Tonga volcano

2022-01-16T16:13+0100portstephensexaminer (en)

Two people have drowned off a beach in northern Peru after unusually high waves were recorded in several coastal areas following Saturday's eruption of an underwater volcano in Tonga in the Pacific Ocean. The death of two people by drowning occurred on Saturday on a beach located in the Lambayeque....

Underwater Volcano Eruption in the Pacific Sends Multiple Countries Into Tsunami Watch

2022-01-16T16:13+0100interestingengineering (en)

Back in March of 2021, a 7.2-magnitude earthquake hit northeastern Japan prompting Japanese authorities to issue a warning that a tsunami may follow. The incident left the nation in disarray scrambling to deal with the earthquake's effects. Now, a n underwater volcano in the South Pacific has....

Two drown in Peru after Tonga volcano

2022-01-16T16:12+0100dailyadvertiser (en)

Two people have drowned off a beach in northern Peru after unusually high waves were recorded in several coastal areas following Saturday's eruption of an underwater volcano in Tonga in the Pacific Ocean. The death of two people by drowning occurred on Saturday on a beach located in the Lambayeque....

In Pictures: Tonga volcano eruption triggers worldwide tsunami - Al Jazeera English

2022-01-16T16:10+0100google-top-stories (en)

A massive volcanic eruption in Tonga that triggered tsunami waves around the world reportedly caused significant damage to the island nation’s capital and smothered it in dust. The full extent of the destruction in the Pacific country was not apparent with communications still cut off on Sunday.

Two drown in Peru after Tonga volcano

2022-01-16T16:10+0100bordermail (en)

Two people have drowned off a beach in northern Peru after unusually high waves were recorded in several coastal areas following Saturday's eruption of an underwater volcano in Tonga in the Pacific Ocean. The death of two people by drowning occurred on Saturday on a beach located in the Lambayeque....

Surfers Try, Fail to Ride Tonga Tsunami in California; 2 Rescued at Sea

2022-01-16T16:06+0100breitbart-com (en)

The San Francisco Fire Department rescued two surfers Saturday who had defied warnings and dared to ride a small but deadly incoming tsunami wave generated by the eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano in the South Pacific. 1.14.2022: (correction on date) Large volcanic eruption near....

Two people drowned by abnormally high waves in Peru after Tonga volcano

2022-01-16T16:03+01004-traders (en)

LIMA (Reuters) - Two people drowned off a beach in northern Peru, the local civil defense authority reported on Sunday, after unusually high waves were recorded in several coastal areas following Saturday's eruption of an underwater volcano in Tonga in the Pacific Ocean.

Coastal towns in Peru affected by volcano eruption

2022-01-16T16:03+01004-traders (en)

Images broadcasted on local television showed people walking with water up to their knees in the city of Pisco, in southern Peru. Vehicles were also trapped in the flooded streets. Despite many coastal towns such as Barranca and Paracas evacuated bathers from the beaches as a safety precaution, the....

World Trigger Season 3 finale suspended after tsunami warning

2022-01-16T16:00+0100california18 (en)

The last episode of the third season of World Trigger , adaptation of the manga of the same name Daisuke Ashihara published in Italy by the Star Comics publishing house, was put on hiatus due to the tsunami warning . To break the news of the anime. The last episode of the third season of World Trigger has been postponed.

Two people die and the streets are flooded in Peru after the eruption of the volcano in Tonga (VIDEOS)

2022-01-16T16:00+0100archyde (en)

As a precaution, the authorities suspended all maritime activity in the affected areas and placed sandbags to try to stop the advance of the sea in the coming hours. Two women died this Saturday in Peru after being hit by the strong waves that broke out on Naylamp beach, near the northwestern city....

16 gen 2022, 15:34 Carlo Migliore Meteo e Terremoti e vulcani - Tutto quello che c'è da sapere sugli Tsunami o sul maremoto. Tipi, cause e conseguenze

2022-01-16T15:57+01003bmeteo (it)

Maremoto o Tsunami quanti tipi ne esistono e con quali conseguenze. TSUNAMI, QUANDO IL TERRORE ARRIVA DALL'ACQUA - Con il termine "tsunami" che in lingua giapponese significa letteralmente "onda nel porto" ci si riferisce ad una qualsiasi onda anomala scaturita da un imprecisato evento naturale .

Communication problems reported in Tonga amid volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T15:54+0100manilametro (en)

MELBOURNE, Australia - Communication difficulties were reported in Tonga following a massive underwater volcanic eruption in the Pacific country, according to local media on Sunday. In a news conference, New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said communication with the country had been....

In Pictures: Tonga volcano eruption triggers worldwide tsunami - Al Jazeera English

2022-01-16T15:45+0100google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

A massive volcanic eruption in Tonga that triggered tsunami waves around the world reportedly caused significant damage to the island nation’s capital and smothered it in dust. The full extent of the destruction in the Pacific country was not apparent with communications still cut off on Sunday.

Two people drowned by abnormally high waves in Peru after Tonga volcano

2022-01-16T15:43+0100en-finance-yahoo (en)

LIMA, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Two people drowned off a beach in northern Peru, the local civil defense authority reported on Sunday, after unusually high waves were recorded in several coastal areas following Saturday's eruption of an underwater volcano in Tonga in the Pacific Ocean.

Two people drowned by abnormally high waves in Peru after Tonga volcano

2022-01-16T15:43+0100metro-us (en)

Posted on January 16, 2022 Handout image shows a plume rises over Tonga when the underwater volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai erupted in this satellite image taken by Himawari-8. LIMA (Reuters) – Two people drowned off a beach in northern Peru, the local civil defense authority reported on Sunday,....

Tonga volcanic eruption prompts tsunami concerns in US, Japan

2022-01-16T15:36+0100thesouthafrican (en)

Tsunami warnings were issued for the entire US West Coast following a major volcanic eruption across the Pacific Ocean in Tonga. Tsunami waves have triggered low-level flooding as far as Hawaii. Furthermore, the eruption prompted tsunami warnings being issued throughout the Pacific.

How is an underwater volcano produced? The disaster that caused a tsunami on the Pacific coast

2022-01-16T15:29+0100california18 (en)

On Saturday morning we heard the news of a new disaster hitting the Pacific coast. A tsunami, caused by the violent eruption of the submarine volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai, in the islands of Tonga, generated alert in the population that fled to the heights to save their lives.

New Zealand pledges aid after Tonga volcanic eruption, tsunami

2022-01-16T15:27+0100dtnext (en)

Wellington Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern told reporters here that her government has made an initial sum of NZ$500,000 ($340,000) available to provide assistance to Tonga, reports Xinhua news agency. The tsunami had a significant impact on part of the foreshore of Tonga, with boats and large....

Pacific tsunami threat recedes, volcano ash hinders response Toronto Star 3 hours ago

2022-01-16T15:19+0100justdial (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption began to recede Sunday, but the massive as...

Two people drowned by abnormally high waves in Peru after Tonga volcano

2022-01-16T15:19+0100reuters (en)

LIMA (Reuters) - Two people drowned off a beach in northern Peru, the local civil defense authority reported on Sunday, after unusually high waves were recorded in several coastal areas following Saturday’s eruption of an underwater volcano in Tonga in the Pacific Ocean.

Tsunami hits Tonga after volcanic eruption - DW (English)

2022-01-16T15:15+0100google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

The Pacific island of Tonga experienced a large volcanic eruption Saturday followed by a tsunami that flooded parts of the capital, Nuku'alofa. The surge wave reached a height of 2.7 feet (83 centimeters) in Nuku'alofa, according to the US-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. There is no information yet on property damage or casualties.

Volcanic eruptions have significant impact on Tonga with tsunami causing damages

2022-01-16T15:13+0100xinhuanet-english (en)

Tongan geologists aboard a ship watch the eruption of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano in Tonga, Jan. 15, 2022. (Photo provided by Tonga Geological Services of the Government of Tonga.) Friday's violent eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano continued for over 12 hours and the volcano....

'Humbling and scary': Huge waves hit Bay Area after volcano in Tonga

2022-01-16T15:11+0100sfgate (en)

Ocean Beach is seen in San Francisco on January 15, 2022 during a tsunami alert after Tonga volcanic eruption. Anadolu Agency/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images. Saturday's tsunami advisory for the West Coast, including coastal California and parts of the San Francisco Bay Area, was no false alarm as....

Pacific volcano: Ash-covered Tonga is like a moonscape say residents

2022-01-16T15:07+0100bbc (en)

As the sky darkened with ash, videos showed traffic jams as people fled low-lying areas by car. Hours later, Tonga's internet and phone lines went down, making the island's 105,000 residents almost entirely unreachable. Ms Ardern said power was being restored to some parts of the island and mobile phones were slowly starting to work again.

South Pacific eruption recorded in Oregon: USGS

2022-01-16T15:05+0100wkbn (en)

PORTLAND, Ore. ( ) – Airwaves from the underwater volcanic eruption that happened Friday night near the South Pacific island nation of Tonga were detected at seismic stations several thousand miles away in Oregon, the U.S. Geological Survey said Saturday.

Tonga volcanic eruption prompts tsunami concerns in US, Japan

2022-01-16T14:59+0100dailymaverick (en)

Tsunami warnings were issued for the entire US West Coast following a major volcanic eruption across the Pacific Ocean in Tonga. Tsunami waves have triggered low-level flooding as far as Hawaii. The US National Weather Service responded to the event by issuing tsunami warnings from the bottom of California to the tip of Alaska’s Aleutian islands.

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga, communications still cut

2022-01-16T14:47+0100adaderana (en)

(Reuters) -Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Greece: Magnitude-5.5 offshore earthquake occurs near Kayres at around 13:48 Jan. 16

2022-01-16T14:33+0100garda-com (en)

Event. A magnitude-5.5 earthquake occurred in the North Aegean at around 13:48 on Jan. 16. The epicenter was about 25 km (15 miles) southeast of Karyes. The tremor occurred at a depth of about 10 km (6 miles). Light shaking was probably felt throughout Greece's North Aegean Region and the regions of....

Tsunami triggered by a huge volcanic eruption under the Pacific ocean left towns across Tonga damaged, say reports

2022-01-16T14:31+0100news-yahoo (en)

A massive undersea volcano eruption followed by a tsunami left Tonga flooded and covered in ash. No casualties have been reported on the island nation in the south Pacific. Seismologists say this is the biggest eruption from the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai volcano.

Japan states tsunami cautionary following big volcanic explosion

2022-01-16T14:30+0100menafn (en)

) A tsunami notice was announced for Japan's whole east coast, in addition to the southern Amami island and the Takara island chain. A tsunami caused by the undersea volcanic explosion has already hit the Pacific nation of Tonga and prompted multiple other nations to announce cautions, counting the....

Tsunami causes significant damage leaving Tonga cut off for more than 24 hours

2022-01-16T14:29+0100california18 (en)

Tonga suffers “significant damage” after the tsunami caused the day before by a volcanic eruption, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Sunday, although there is still no information on victims. Subscribe to our News Café! The newsletter so that you find out what is important before anyone else, always in our style.

Tsunami waves crash across shore as undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-16T14:28+0100independent-UK (en)

Large tsunami waves crash across the shoreline sending people rushing to higher ground after an undersea volcano erupted near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast. There were no reports of injuries or the extent of the damage....

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga

2022-01-16T14:27+0100thetimes-za (en)

The eruption of an underwater volcano off Tonga, which triggered a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, is seen in an image from the NOAA GOES-West satellite taken at 05:00 GMT on January 15 2022. Image: CIRA/NOAA/Handout via Reuters.

Tonga Volcanic Eruption, Tsunami Cause Significant Damage 5 min read

2022-01-16T14:20+0100wsj-en (en)

Tonga’s main island sustained significant damage from a volcanic eruption and tsunami, New Zealand’s leader said, promising rapid aid for a Pacific archipelago that remains largely cut off from the world a day after powerful waves crashed onto its shores.

Tonga - Volcano eruption and tsunami - Update (DG ECHO, IFRC, media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 16 January 2022)

2022-01-16T14:18+0100reliefWeb (en)

On 15 January, the underwater volcano Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai located 64km in the north of Tonga erupted during 8 minutes, sending a 18 km ash plume in the sky. The eruptions triggered a tsunami of 80cm, inundating Tongatapu, the main island of Tonga.

Casualty reports awaited from tsunami-hit Tonga with comms largely down

2022-01-16T14:15+0100gulf-times (en)

Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Ecuador issues tsunami warning after eruption of undersea volcano in Tonga

2022-01-16T14:11+0100xinhuanet-english (en)

QUITO, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- The Ecuadorian Navy Oceanographic Institute (INOCAR) on Saturday issued a "tsunami warning" to Puerto Ayora, the largest town in central Galapagos Islands, some 1,000 km west from continental Ecuador, due to the eruption of an undersea volcano in Tonga in the South Pacific.

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga, communications still...

2022-01-16T14:07+0100TheFrontierPost-en (en)

WELLINGTON (Reuters) : Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Tonga volcano eruption triggers evacuation advisories, metre...

2022-01-16T14:07+0100TheFrontierPost-en (en)

TOKYO (Reuters): Hundreds of thousands of Japanese citizens were advised to evacuate on Sunday as waves of more than a metre hit coastal areas, public broadcaster NHK reported, after the eruption of an underwater volcano off Tonga triggered tsunami warnings.

South America: Local tsunami threat advisories largely lifted in several South American countries following volcanic eruption in Tonga, Jan. 15 /update 1

2022-01-16T14:04+0100garda-com (en)

Event. Officials have lifted all tsunami advisories issued for Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru as of Jan. 16. Tsunami advisories were issued on Jan. 15 following the volcanic eruption at Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'pai in Tonga. Authorities in the affected South American nations have lifted most....

Australia: Officials cancel all tsunami warnings, Jan. 16 /update 4

2022-01-16T14:04+0100garda-com (en)

Event. The Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has canceled the remaining tsunami warnings for New South Wales, as of Jan. 16. There are no longer any warnings in response to a volcanic eruption at Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'pai in Tonga, Jan. 15. Advice. Continue to monitor developments. Heed instructions of local officials.

Fiji: Officials issue health warning regarding ashfall, Jan. 16 /update 1

2022-01-16T14:04+0100garda-com (en)

Event. Fiji's National Disaster Management Office issued a public advisory early Jan. 16 advising persons in the country to take precautions against airborne ash. Persons operating in the country, particularly those in the maritime islands of the Eastern Division, should take precautions to protect....

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga

2022-01-16T14:03+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Tsunami-hit Tonga remains largely uncontactable with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga, communications still cut – Reuters

2022-01-16T13:56+0100todayheadline (en)

There are no official reports of injuries or deaths in Tonga as yet although communications are limited and contact has not been established with outlying coastal areas beyond the capital Nuku’alofa and closer to the volcano, Jacinda Ardern the Prime Minister of New Zealand told a news conference on Sunday.

Tonga Tsunami: Volcano erupts in Tonga; Huge tsunami waves, video

2022-01-16T13:55+0100archyde (en)

Com The epicenter was reported below the Pacific Ocean floor, however; no tsunami alert was issued. People along the coast were warned to evacuate. Tsunami alert issued in US The epicenter was reported below the Pacific Ocean floor, however; no tsunami alert was issued. The warning was issued in New Zealand and parts of the US.

Tsunami triggered by a huge volcanic eruption under the Pacific ocean left towns across Tonga damaged, say reports

2022-01-16T13:51+0100businessinsider-it (en)

A massive undersea volcano eruption followed by a tsunami left Tonga flooded and covered in ash. No casualties have been reported on the island nation in the south Pacific. Seismologists say this is the biggest eruption from the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai volcano.

Japan sees tsunami but no major damage after Tonga volcano eruption

2022-01-16T13:46+0100azertag (en)

Baku, January 16, AZERTAC Japan saw tsunami waves of about 1 meter high in coastal areas on Sunday but no major damage or flooding after the eruption of an underwater volcano off Tonga led to evacuation orders for nearly 230,000 citizens, according to Kyodo News.

Shockwave from Tonga volcano eruption travels 10,000 miles to Fife

2022-01-16T13:39+0100eveningtelegraph (en)

Weather stations in Dundee and Fife have captured the moment a shockwave from the underwater volcano eruption in Tonga arrived after travelling nearly 10,000 miles. The huge eruption of the Hunga Tonga volcano took place on Saturday, triggering tsunami waves that crashed into the Pacific island and sent people fleeing for higher ground.

Shockwave from Tonga volcano eruption travels 10,000 miles to Tayside and Fife

2022-01-16T13:30+0100thecourier (en)

Weather stations in Dundee and Fife have captured the moment a shockwave from the underwater volcano eruption in Tonga arrived after travelling nearly 10,000 miles. The huge eruption of the Hunga Tonga volcano took place on Saturday, triggering tsunami waves that crashed into the Pacific island and sent people fleeing for higher ground.

Tonga’s major volcanic eruption causes ‘significant damage’

2022-01-16T13:30+0100diglogs (en)

Saturday’s eruption was so powerful that it was captured around the world and caused a tsunami that reached the Pacific coast from Japan to the United States. Significant damage has been done to the Tongan capital, Nuku’alofa, said New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

Effects of submarine eruption near Tonga in Yucatan

2022-01-16T13:24+0100archyde (en)

One curious atmospheric phenomenon derived from a volcanic eruption in the Pacific Ocean happened on Saturday morning also had effects in the Yucatan Peninsula. It was a to barometric anomaly because of the shock wave generated by this explosion, indicated Juan Antonio Palma Solis , coordinator of Weather Mexico.

DFA: Safety of Filipinos in Tonga, Samoa, Fiji ensured after volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T13:12+0100inquirer (en)

A Planet SkySat image shows a plume of smoke rising from the underwater volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai days before its eruption on January 15, in Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai, Tonga, January 07, 2022. Planet Labs PBC/via REUTERS. MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on....

Ecuador issues tsunami warning in Galapagos due to underwater volcano eruption

2022-01-16T12:54+0100archyde (en)

The National Tsunami Warning Center of Ecuador issued this Saturday a tsunami warning for Santa Cruz Island, in the center of the Galapagos archipelago, after detecting marine disturbances as a result of the volcanic eruption near Tonga, in the Southeast Pacific.

Japan lifts tsunami warnings along the coast | Dark news : PPTVHD36

2022-01-16T12:54+0100archyde (en)

Japan Meteorological cancel the warning Watch out for “tsunami” waves along the coast. After an underwater volcano erupted in Tonga yesterday evening, follow more news at the website. https://www.pptvhd36.com and social media channels facebook : https://www.facebook.com/PPTVHD36 twitter : https://twitter.

Japan warns of tsunami following volcanic eruption in Tonga

2022-01-16T12:53+0100independent-UG (en)

Satellite image captures Tonga’s Hunga volcano (right) erupting Tokyo, Japan | Xinhua | The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) on Saturday midnight issued a tsunami warning following an earlier volcanic eruption in Tonga. The weather agency warned of the tsunami on the country’s Pacific coast and urged residents to evacuate from seaside areas.

Tsunami hits California with Australia and Japan on evacuation alert after Tonga volcano

2022-01-16T12:44+0100express (en)

SUBSCRIBE Invalid email. We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you've consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info Locals raced towards the higher ground as waves....

PHOTOS: Massive volcano eruption in Tonga felt around the world; tsunami waves triggered

2022-01-16T12:42+0100timesnownews (en)

An underwater volcano erupted near the remote Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday (January 16), triggering large tsunami waves across the shores. The massive eruption flooded coastlines from Japan to the United States. According to the Tonga Geological Services, the volcano eruption lasted for....

Pacific tsunami threat recedes, volcano ash hinders response

2022-01-16T12:34+0100hjnews (en)

This satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite operated by Japan Meteorological Agency and released by National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022.

Shockwaves from Tonga undersea volcano register in Ireland

2022-01-16T12:33+0100nottinghampost (en)

In a post on social media, the weather station published images of graphs registering the shockwaves that went around the world following the eruption of the submerged volcano off tonga. They said: "Pressure waves emanating from the eruption site travelled around the world.

Pacific tsunami threat recedes, volcano ash hinders response

2022-01-16T12:32+0100whig (en)

This satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite operated by Japan Meteorological Agency and released by National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022.

Tonga volcano update: Volcanic eruption triggers tsunami warnings in far-flung Japan, floods 10,000 km from epicentre

2022-01-16T12:30+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

The eruption also triggered tsunami warnings in Australia, and the Pacific Islands of New Vanuatu, Fiji, American Samoa, Macquarie Island, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island. (Twitter/1NewsNZ) Tonga tsunami warning: The undersea volcanic eruption that triggered a 7.

4.9-magnitude quake hits Taiwan

2022-01-16T12:20+0100uniindia (en)

Beijing, Jan 16 (UNI/Xinhua) A 4.9-magnitude earthquake jolted waters near Hualien County of Taiwan on Sunday, according to the China Earthquake Networks Center (CENC). The epicenter was monitored at 24.17 degrees north latitude and 122.27 degrees east longitude, at a depth of 30 km, the CENC said. UNI/XINHUA VP PRT.

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga, communications still cut

2022-01-16T12:16+0100thechronicleherald (en)

By Praveen Menon. WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through.

Tsunami hits Tonga after volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T12:15+0100omanobserver-om (en)

A major volcanic eruption was reported in the island of Tonga on Saturday followed by a tsunami that flooded parts of the capital, Nuku'alofa. Images posted on social media from Tonga showed the tsunami breach the shoreline, and move into the town.

Xinhua world news summary at 1030 GMT, Jan. 16

2022-01-16T12:07+0100china.org.cn (en)

MOGADISHU -- A Somali government spokesman Mohamed Ibrahim Moalimuu was injured in a suicide car bombing in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, Sunday, said a police source. Police spokesman Abdifitah Aden said that a suicide bomber blew himself up at Moalimu's vehicle at a busy Dabka intersection in Mogadishu.

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga

2022-01-16T12:03+0100illawarramercury (en)

Tsunami-hit Tonga remains largely uncontactable with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

UN ready to assist Tonga after volcano eruption, tsunami

2022-01-16T11:55+0100urdupoint (en)

UNITED NATIONS, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 16th Jan, 2022 ) : UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday expressed his deep concern after reports of a and ash affecting Tonga following the eruption of an undersea volcano near the Pacific nation.

Japan Cancels Tsunami Warning Issued After Tonga Volcano Eruption

2022-01-16T11:55+0100urdupoint (en)

TOKYO (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 16th January, 2022) A tsunami warning, issued after the eruption of a volcano in the waters of the Pacific island state of since the threat has passed. According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, the warning was canceled at 14:00 local time (05:00 GMT).

Significant Tsunami Damage Feared in Tonga After Volcanic Eruption, Communications Still Cut

2022-01-16T11:53+0100news18 (en)

Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga, communications still cut

2022-01-16T11:51+0100newsincyprus (en)

Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Casualty reports awaited from Tonga with communications mostly down

2022-01-16T11:47+0100JakartaPost (en)

Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga

2022-01-16T11:42+0100portstephensexaminer (en)

Tsunami-hit Tonga remains largely uncontactable with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Communication problems reported in Tonga amid volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T11:42+0100pna (en)

VOLCANIC ERUPTION . Ocean Beach is seen in San Francisco, California, United States on January 15, 2022 as tsunami alert issued after Tonga volcanic eruption. The volcano, located 65-kilometers north of Tonga capital Nuku'alofa, had begun spewing ash, steam and gas Friday morning.

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga

2022-01-16T11:41+0100dailyadvertiser (en)

Tsunami-hit Tonga remains largely uncontactable with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-16T11:40+0100techcodex (en)

Crowds gathered at the Santa Cruz Harbor in California to watch the rising and falling water strain boat ties on docks. Law enforcement tried to clear people away when big surges started at around 7:30 a.m. About an hour later, a surge went over the back lip of the harbor, filling a parking lot and low-lying streets and setting some cars afloat.

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga, communications still cut

2022-01-16T11:39+0100inquirer (en)

“There are parts of Tonga where we just don’t know yet… we just haven’t established communication,” she said. Satellite images captured the volcanic eruption on Saturday as the explosion sent plumes of smoke into the air and about 12 miles above the sea level. The sky over Tonga was darkened by the ash.

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga

2022-01-16T11:38+0100bordermail (en)

Tsunami-hit Tonga remains largely uncontactable with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga, communications still cut

2022-01-16T11:37+0100gazette (en)

By Praveen Menon. WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through.

Tongans in Hawaii concerned for family back home after eruption, tsunami

2022-01-16T11:37+0100HonululuAdvertiser (en)

NORTHERN ADVOCATE/NZME VIA AP. A dock is torn apart in a marina at Tutukaka, New Zealand, on Sunday after waves from a volcano eruption swept into the marina. SANTA CRUZ SENTINEL VIA AP. An undersea volcano erupted Saturday near Tonga, with tsunami advisories issued for Hawaii, Alaska and the U.S. Pacific coast.

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga, communications still cut

2022-01-16T11:29+0100livemint (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.2-metre tsunami waves and evacuation orders on the shores of Tonga as well as several South Pacific islands, where footage on social media showed waves crashing into coastal homes.

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga, communications still cut

2022-01-16T11:27+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

NZ pledges aid after Tonga volcanic eruption, tsunami

2022-01-16T11:26+0100menafn (en)

Wellington, Jan 16 (IANS) New Zealand on Sunday pledged to provide support for Tonga following a volcanic eruption that sent tsunami waves crashing onto the Pacific Island. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern told reporters here that her government has made an initial sum of NZ$500,000 ($340,000)....

Tsunami in South Pacific hits Tonga 16.01.2022 | 02:11 mins. Communication links to Tonga have been damaged, but the capital of Tonga has sustained significant damage from the tsunami according to New Zealand’s PM. Tsunami warnings have been issued for regions as far as the West Coast of the US.

2022-01-16T11:23+0100deutschewelle-en (en)

DW News Tsunami in South Pacific hits Tonga. Communication links to Tonga have been damaged, but the capital of Tonga has sustained significant damage from the tsunami according to New Zealand’s PM. Tsunami warnings have been issued for regions as far as the West Coast of the US.

DFA monitors condition of 800 Filipinos in Fiji, Samoa, Tonga

2022-01-16T11:21+0100manilametro (en)

MANILA - The Philippine Embassy in Wellington is currently monitoring the situation of close to 800 Filipinos in Tonga, Samoa, and Fiji after the eruption of an underwater volcano on Saturday, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said. In a statement Sunday, the DFA said the eruption triggered....

China records no disastrous impact from tsunami caused by Tonga volcanic eruption: China's Tsunami Advisory Center

2022-01-16T11:17+0100globaltimes (en)

Photo: VCG The tsunami triggered by a massive underwater volcanic eruption in Tonga on Saturday has not brought disastrous effect on China's coast so far, the Tsunami Advisory Center of China's Ministry of National Resources said on Sunday. The center told the Global Times in a statement that the....

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga, communications...

2022-01-16T11:17+0100cyprus-mail (en)

There are no official reports of injuries or deaths in Tonga as yet although communications are limited and contact has not been established with outlying coastal areas beyond the capital Nuku’alofa and closer to the volcano, Jacinda Ardern the Prime Minister of New Zealand told a news conference on Sunday.

Tonga Volcano: Ireland hit with jolt at 2am as Met Eireann say eruption is felt here

2022-01-16T11:16+0100irishmirror (en)

While not noticeable from above ground, Irish weather stations were able to pick up the wave which was travelling at close to 1,100 kilometres per hour. The first wave was felt around 7pm with the second at 2am - although it wouldn't be significant enough to wake anyone up.

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga, communications still cut

2022-01-16T11:11+0100metro-us (en)

WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Έκρηξη ηφαιστείου στην Τόνγκα: Τσουνάμι και στην Ιαπωνία

2022-01-16T11:08+0100offsite (en)

Οι αρχές κάλεσαν εκατοντάδες χιλιάδες πολίτες στην Ιαπωνία να απομακρυνθούν από τις εστίες τους σήμερα καθώς κύματα ύψους άνω του 1 μέτρου έπληξαν παράκτιες περιοχές, σύμφωνα με το κρατικό δίκτυο NHK, ύστερα από την έκρηξη υποθαλάσσιου ηφαιστείου στην Τόνγκα που είχε ως αποτέλεσμα να εκδοθούν προειδοποιήσεις για τσουνάμι.

In Pictures: Tonga volcano eruption triggers worldwide tsunami

2022-01-16T11:05+0100aljazeera-en (en)

A massive volcanic eruption in Tonga that triggered tsunami waves around the world reportedly caused significant damage to the island nation’s capital and smothered it in dust. The full extent of the destruction in the Pacific country was not apparent with communications still cut off on Sunday.

US: Tsunami advisories for coastal areas of Calif. lifted, as of early Jan. 16 /update 1

2022-01-16T11:03+0100garda-com (en)

Event. The US National Tsunami Warning Center has canceled a tsunami advisory, second-highest on a four-tier scale, for parts of California coastline early Jan. 16. No major damage or casualties have been reported. There are currently no tsunami-related warnings, advisories, or watches in place for North America.

Tonga: Further volcanic activity is likely at Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai Volcano following a major eruption, Jan. 15 /update 3

2022-01-16T11:03+0100garda-com (en)

Event. Further volcanic activity remains likely at the Hunga Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai Volcano in the coming days following a major eruption, Jan. 15. The volcano is located around 65 km (40 miles) north-northwest of Nuku'alofa; the island the volcano is located on is uninhabited.

#NewZealand Pledged to Provide Support for Tonga Following a Volcanic Eruption That Sent ... - Latest Tweet by IANS India

2022-01-16T11:01+0100latestly (en)

The latest Tweet by IANS India states, '#NewZealand pledged to provide support for Tonga following a volcanic eruption that sent #tsunami waves crashing onto the Pacific Island.@jacindaardern Photo: IANS ' pledged to provide support for Tonga following a volcanic eruption that sent #tsunami waves crashing onto the Pacific Island.

UN stands ready to provide support after volcano eruption and tsunami in Tonga

2022-01-16T10:59+0100saudigazette (en)

NEW YORK — Secretary-General António Guterres expressed his deep concern after reports of a tsunami and ash affecting Tonga following the eruption of an undersea volcano near the Pacific nation. The UN chief also aired his concern about the tsunami warnings that have been issued in other countries....

Ocean volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-16T10:58+0100arkansasonline (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- An undersea volcano erupted Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and forcing people to rush to higher ground. Tsunami advisories were issued for Hawaii, Alaska and the U.S. Pacific coast.

DFA monitors condition of 800 Filipinos in Fiji, Samoa, Tonga

2022-01-16T10:57+0100pna (en)

MANILA The Philippine Embassy in Wellington is currently monitoring the situation of close to 800 Filipinos in Tonga, Samoa, and Fiji after the eruption of an underwater volcano on Saturday, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said. “Coordination efforts with local authorities and community....

Casualty reports awaited from tsunami-hit Tonga with comms largely down

2022-01-16T10:55+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Tonga volcano eruption triggers evacuation advisories in Japan

2022-01-16T10:55+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Hundreds of thousands of Japanese citizens were advised to evacuate on Sunday as waves of more than a metre hit coastal areas, public broadcaster NHK reported, after the eruption of an underwater volcano off Tonga triggered tsunami warnings. Around 230,000 people were advised to evacuate across....

Explosive Volcano Eruption Seen From Space

2022-01-16T10:51+0100albawaba-en (en)

The eruption of the underwater Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai volcano sparked tsunami alerts across the South Pacific (Twitter) Following a massive undersea volcanic eruption in the island country of Tonga, Tsunami was observed in the southern Japanese island of Amami-Oshima and many other places along the country's Pacific coast on Sunday.

Tonga's Olympic flag bearer says he has not spoken to his father after tsunami

2022-01-16T10:51+0100abc-au (en)

Pita Taufatofua, the Tongan Olympian who rose to fame for his entrances during the 2016 Rio Opening Ceremony, says he has not heard from his father after a tsunami hit the island nation following the eruption of an underwater volcano. The tsunami threat around the Pacific has begun to recede while the extent of damage to Tonga remains unclear.

Significant tsunami damage feared in Tonga, communications still cut

2022-01-16T10:50+01004-traders (en)

WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Tsunami in Tonga: All communications remain down after the violent eruption of the submarine volcano Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai | WORLD

2022-01-16T10:49+0100archyde (en)

, in the South Pacific, continues this Sunday with the communications network down since it was hit by a tsunami on Saturday afternoon, which prevents knowing the consequences of the disaster in the island state. “Right now we are mainly receiving information (from Tonga ) from our high....

Undersea volcano erupts near South Pacific island of Tonga, US, Japan issue tsunami warning – BBC News

2022-01-16T10:49+0100archyde (en)

Undersea volcano erupts near South Pacific island of Tonga, US, Japan issue tsunami warning – BBC News. An undersea volcano eruption in the South Pacific led to a tsunami, and the United States and Japan both warned in advance, calling on people living along their Pacific coastlines to stay away from the coast.

Met Office says Tonga volcano ‘shockwaves’ felt in England

2022-01-16T10:47+0100gloucestercitizen (en)

The Devon-based forecasters said in a tweet that ‘pressure traces’ have been felt in Brize Norton, West Oxfordshire - which is only around 14 miles from the Gloucestershire border. Pressure waves from the eruption of the underwater volcano in the Pacific Ocean were also registered with the Irish....

Under the sea, the volcano erupts, followed by a tsunami; People fled their homes

2022-01-16T10:43+0100morningexpress (en)

WELLINGTON: A tsunami alert was issued Saturday in the island nation of Tonga following the eruption of a giant undersea volcano in the South Pacific. Hunga Tonga Hunga Hapai, a volcano 30 km (18.6 miles) southeast of the island of Fonuapho in Tonga, erupted.

Queensland dad was video calling son as tsunami wave hit house

2022-01-16T10:40+01009news (en)

Queensland man Mosese Sitapa was video calling his four-year-old son, Elone, yesterday when the tsunami smashed through their home in Tonga. (Nine) Mr Sitapa, one of more than 30,000 Tongans in Australia anxiously awaiting news from the Pacific island, (Nine) "I just talked to him and he kept playing with his toys.

BBC Breakfast viewers spot 'Aukward' TV blunder as show misspells New Zealand city

2022-01-16T10:36+0100dailystar (en)

viewers branded an obvious TV blunder as "aukward" after they spotted BBC bosses had incorrectly spelt a New Zealand city on air. During Sunday’s instalment of the popular morning show, Roger Johnson was joined by Katherine Downes on the sofa as they updated viewers on the latest news headlines.

“Get away from coast…”: Volcano triggers panic from Japan to US; Tsunami threat

2022-01-16T10:31+0100HindustanTimes (en)

On Saturday, an underwater volcano in the South Pacific erupted violently, triggering tsunamis to reach Hawaii, Japan, and Tongatapu, Tonga's largest island, flooding the capital. The Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano erupted twice on Friday and Saturday, about 30 kilometres southeast of Tonga's Fonuafo'ou island.

Thousands of people have been evacuated in Japan and California as a result of the eruption in Tonga.

2022-01-16T10:31+0100brinkwire (en)

Following the eruption of Tonga, a tsunami warning was issued, and thousands of people were evacuated in Japan and California. Following the earlier volcanic eruption in Tonga, Japan has ordered the evacuation of over 210,000 people from eight prefectures due to tsunami warnings.

Casualty Reports Awaited from Tsunami-Hit Tonga with Comms Mostly Down WELLINGTON (Reuters) - On Sunday 16 January 2022, Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable with...

2022-01-16T10:26+0100chronicle-lu (en)

A satellite image dated 7 Jan 2022 shows a plume of smoke rising from the underwater volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai days before its eruption on 15 January.; Credit: Planet Labs PBC/via REUTERS. WELLINGTON (Reuters) - On Sunday 16 January 2022, Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable with....

The eruption has travelled more than 10,000 miles

2022-01-16T10:24+0100thanetgazette (en)

The underwater Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai volcano in the South Pacific ocean erupted in the early hours of Saturday morning (January 15). And the effects are being felt over 10,000 miles away in Kent as the region has seen huge jumps in atmospheric pressure last night.

Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano (Tonga) activity update: tsunami hit the US and Mexico coast, shockwave detected across vast global areas

2022-01-16T10:23+0100volcanodiscovery (en)

The tsunami, generated by the violent eruption today, has been traveling across vast stretches in the Pacific Ocean. After almost 11 hours since the eruption started, the waves, about 3 ft (1 m) tall, hit the part of the west coast of the United States such as Santa Cruz, CA and the Oregon coast. In about 1 hour later, waves (4.

Videos show flooding, damage after tsunami waves hit Bay Area

2022-01-16T10:23+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- An undersea volcano erupted in near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. More than 5,300 miles away, the Bay Area saw its impact. From the North Bay to Santa Cruz and everywhere in between, residents....

Tongans in Australia await news after tsunami

2022-01-16T10:21+0100theage (en)

Queensland man, Mosese Sitapa was calling his son Elone yesterday, when the tsunami smashed through their home in Tonga.

Tonga volcano: ash and smoke cause concern for air and water safety, says Save the Children

2022-01-16T10:17+0100reliefWeb (en)

that the eruption has emitted a 5 km-wide plume of ash, steam and gas, rising approximately 20km above the volcano. The volcano is about 65 kilometres north of Tonga's capital of Nuku'alofa, and caused a 1.2 metre tsunami at 530pm local time Saturday 15 January.

Volcanic eruptions cause tsunamis and floods up to 10,000 km from its source near Tonga

2022-01-16T10:16+0100eminetra (en)

The large-scale submarine volcanic eruption that caused a magnitude 7.4 earthquake near Tonga caused tsunamis and large-scale floods up to 10,000 km from the epicenter. According to officials in the capital city of Suva, the eight-minute eruption was heard as “a big thunder” more than 800 km from Fiji.

Tonga volcano update: Volcanic eruption triggers tsunami warnings in far-flung Japan, floods 10,000 km from epicentre

2022-01-16T10:16+0100financialexpress (en)

The eruption also triggered tsunami warnings in Australia, and the Pacific Islands of New Vanuatu, Fiji, American Samoa, Macquarie Island, Lord Howe Island, and Norfolk Island. (Twitter/1NewsNZ) Tonga tsunami warning: The undersea volcanic eruption that triggered a 7.

Major Blast in Tonga Create Tsunami and Heavy Ash Fall

2022-01-16T10:12+0100truemedian (en)

The first major volcanic eruption struck today in the island nation of Tonga. Over the , the small volcanic island of Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai had been experiencing minor but impressive explosions. However, on January 14-15, t , sending ash over . The blast also generated a tsunami that hit many of....

Tonga volcanic eruption tsunami extremely unlikely to reach Taiwan: CWB

2022-01-16T10:11+0100focustaiwan (en)

Taipei, Jan. 16 (CNA) Shockwaves from a series of volcano eruptions near Tonga were detected by weather monitoring stations in Taipei, Hualien, and Taitung on last Saturday, but the chance of a tsunami reaching Taiwan is extremely unlikely due to the island's topography, CWB Director-General Cheng Ming-dean (鄭明典) said Sunday.

Massive volcanic eruption in Tonga caused 'significant damage' A massive volcanic eruption in Tonga that triggered tsunami waves around the Pacific caused "significant damage" to the island nation's capital and smothered it in dust, but the full extent was not apparent with communications still cut off on Sunday.

2022-01-16T10:10+0100ground-news (en)

Huge Tonga Volcanic Eruption Caused 'Signifcant Damage' A massive volcanic eruption in Tonga that triggered tsunami waves around the Pacific caused "significant damage" to the island nation's capital and smothered it in dust, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Sunday.

Tsunami hits Tonga after volcanic eruption - DW (English)

2022-01-16T10:08+0100google-top-stories (en)

The Pacific island of Tonga experienced a large volcanic eruption Saturday followed by a tsunami that flooded parts of the capital, Nuku'alofa. The surge wave reached a height of 2.7 feet (83 centimeters) in Nuku'alofa, according to the US-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. There is no information yet on property damage or casualties.

Taiwan: Magnitude-5.3 offshore earthquake occurs off the east coast, Jan. 16

2022-01-16T10:04+0100garda-com (en)

Event. A magnitude-5.3 earthquake occurred off Taiwan's east coast at around 16:15 Jan. 16. The epicenter was about 80 km (50 miles) east northeast of Hualien City. The tremor occurred at a depth of about 40 km (24 miles), and light shaking was probably felt throughout eastern Taiwan.

Japan: Officials lift all tsunami advisories and warnings across Japan as of Jan. 16 /update 2

2022-01-16T10:04+0100garda-com (en)

Event. Authorities have lifted all tsunami advisories across Japan as of Jan. 16. The notices were in place following a volcanic eruption in Tonga the previous day. High waves remain possible in parts of Japan. Lingering transport disruptions may occur, especially as officials continue to check for damage.

Tsunami: Turbulent Pacific Ocean! Boiling volcanoes; Tsunami Warning 2300 km away

2022-01-16T09:57+0100morningexpress (en)

Own report: Notice the wonders of nature. The eruption of a volcano beneath the ocean caused a terrible eruption and a life-shaking terrifying eruption! Which means it’s about to be the most delusional time of the year, as well. Not only in the adjoining areas, but also far away! The tsunami was....

Tsunami threat recedes and casualty reports are yet to come in as Tonga remains cut-off

2022-01-16T09:56+0100independent-UK (en)

The US and Japan earlier warned people to move away from coastal areas. There was no update on any casualties in Tonga as even government websites were not updated. On Saturday, the eruption of Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai — a volcano that has been erupting regularly over the past few decades — was so....

More eruptions predicted for volcano off Tonga as tsunami’s effects felt around the globe

2022-01-16T09:56+0100brisbanetimes (en)

When coastal geologist Ian Goodwin went surfing at Avalon Beach at sunrise on Sunday, he could feel the after-effects of the tsunami that had ripped through Tonga only hours earlier. “Paddling out was tough, the waves were smaller and choppier,” he said. “There was a sizeable swell running and unusual currents.

Queensland beaches closed by tsunami threat

2022-01-16T09:50+0100theage (en)

Swimmers were told to stay out of the water for much of the day after a tsunami threat alert was issued.

MIL-OSI New Zealand: Tonga volcano: ash and smoke cause concern for air and water...

2022-01-16T09:50+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: Save The Children. Sunday, 16 January 2022: Families in Tonga are at risk of exposure to unsafe air and water due to ash and smoke from the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano that erupted yesterday, reports Save the Children. that the eruption has emitted a 5 km-wide plume of ash, steam and gas, rising approximately 20km above the volcano.

Jay Chanathip is safe after the tsunami hit Japan.

2022-01-16T09:48+0100archyde (en)

On the 16th of Jan. 65 from a volcanic event. hunga-tonga-hunga-haya go under the sea explosion near Tonga resulting in waves tsunami swept into the pacific coast of the United States and Japan, however Chanathip Songkrasin Kawasaki Frontale’s red label star, who is currently the Thai Rath Sport....

New Zealand stands ready to assist people of Tonga - Mahuta

2022-01-16T09:47+0100voxy (en)

The thoughts of New Zealanders are with the people of Tonga following yesterday’s undersea volcanic eruption and subsequent tsunami waves, Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta says. "Damage assessments are under way and New Zealand has formally offered to provide assistance to Tonga," said Nanaia Mahuta.

Civil defence tsunami warning fail - ACT

2022-01-16T09:47+0100voxy (en)

"Residents in Northland are rightly concerned that neither the Emergency Mobile Alert system nor any Tsunami sirens were activated prior to strong surges that destroyed dozens of boats in the Tutukaka Marina, flooded at least one campground, and put lives at risk as people scrambled to get away from....

Save the Children ready to respond in Tonga and region affected by eruption

2022-01-16T09:47+0100voxy (en)

Save the Children stands ready to assist communities throughout the Pacific region affected by tsunamis and tidal waves following a series of volcanic eruptions. An eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai underwater volcano, about 65 kilometres north of Tonga’s capital of Nuku’alofa, caused a 1.

WELLINGTON, 16th January, 2022 (WAM) -- Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through, Reuters reported.

2022-01-16T09:47+0100wam-en (en)

WELLINGTON, 16th January, 2022 (WAM) -- Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through, Reuters reported.

Tonga volcano: ash and smoke cause concern for air and water safety, says Save the Children

2022-01-16T09:46+0100savethechildren (en)

Sunday, 16 January 2022: Families in Tonga are at risk of exposure to unsafe air and water due to ash and smoke from the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano that erupted yesterday, reports Save the Children. that the eruption has emitted a 5 km-wide plume of ash, steam and gas, rising approximately 20km above the volcano.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-16T09:43+0100floridanewstimes (en)

He said the waves slamming ashore in Hawaii were just under the criteria for a more serious tsunami warning. “It looks like everything will stay below the warning level, but it’s difficult to predict because this is a volcanic eruption, and we’re set up to measure earthquake or seismic-driven sea waves,” Snider said.

More eruptions predicted for volcano off Tonga as tsunami’s effects felt around the globe

2022-01-16T09:35+0100smh (en)

When coastal geologist Ian Goodwin went surfing at Avalon Beach at sunrise on Sunday, he could feel the after-effects of the tsunami that had ripped through Tonga only hours earlier. “Paddling out was tough, the waves were smaller and choppier,” he said. “There was a sizeable swell running and unusual currents.

Tonga volcano eruption triggers evacuation warnings

2022-01-16T09:33+01004-traders (en)

A tsunami advisory was also in effect for the U.S. and Canadian Pacific coast, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center in Honolulu said. The National Weather Service said tsunami waves along the Oregon and southern Washington coast were expected imminently. High waves were reported in Alaska and Hawaii earlier.

Japan's weather agency warns of tsunami following volcanic eruption in Tonga

2022-01-16T09:31+0100peopledaily (en)

TOKYO, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) on Saturday midnight issued a tsunami warning following an earlier volcanic eruption in Tonga. The weather agency warned of the tsunami on the country's Pacific coast and urged residents to evacuate from seaside areas.

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2022-01-16T09:29+0100latestly (en)

Nuku'alofa, January 16: An underwater volcano that struck Tonga on Saturday led to Tsunami warning in the entire Pacific region. Satellite images of the undersea volcano showed the ferocity of the Hunga Tonga Hunga Haapai volcano, which experts claimed was the strongest volcano to have been recorded on a Satellite.

Coastal towns in Peru affected by volcano eruption

2022-01-16T09:26+0100yahoo-sg (en)

Images broadcasted on local television showed people walking with water up to their knees in the city of Pisco, in southern Peru. Vehicles were also trapped in the flooded streets. Despite many coastal towns such as Barranca and Paracas evacuated bathers from the beaches as a safety precaution, the....

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-16T09:20+0100samacharcentral (en)

Crowds gathered at the Santa Cruz Harbor in California to watch the rising and falling water strain boat ties on docks. Law enforcement tried to clear people away when big surges started at around 7:30 a.m. About an hour later, a surge went over the back lip of the harbor, filling a parking lot and low-lying streets and setting some cars afloat.

More eruptions predicted for volcano off Tonga as tsunami’s effects felt around the globe

2022-01-16T09:20+0100theage (en)

When coastal geologist Ian Goodwin went surfing at Avalon Beach at sunrise on Sunday, he could feel the after-effects of the tsunami that had ripped through Tonga only hours earlier. “Paddling out was tough, the waves were smaller and choppier,” he said. “There was a sizeable swell running and unusual currents.

Shoa raises tsunami alert in all regions of the country

2022-01-16T09:18+0100archyde (en)

During the afternoon of this Saturday it was decreed State of Caution and Alert before a possible minor tsunami in thirteen regions of the country. The tsunami would have its origin in the eruption of a underwater volcano in Tonga during the early morning and that generated a tsunami in that country and in Japan.

The eruption has travelled more than 10,000 miles

2022-01-16T09:17+0100brentwoodgazette (en)

The underwater Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai volcano in the South Pacific ocean erupted in the early hours of Saturday morning (January 15). And the effects are being felt over 10,000 miles away in East Anglia as the region has seen huge jumps in atmospheric pressure last night.

More eruptions predicted for volcano off Tonga as tsunami’s effects felt around the globe

2022-01-16T09:15+0100theherald-au (en)

When coastal geologist Ian Goodwin went surfing at Avalon Beach at sunrise on Sunday, he could feel the after-effects of the tsunami that had ripped through Tonga only hours earlier. “Paddling out was tough, the waves were smaller and choppier,” he said. “There was a sizeable swell running and unusual currents.

Casualty reports awaited from tsunami-hit Tonga with comms mostly down Reuters |Updated 16 minutes ago |3 min read By Praveen Menon WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand....

2022-01-16T09:15+0100thechronicleherald (en)

By Praveen Menon. WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through.

The eruption has travelled more than 10,000 miles

2022-01-16T09:14+0100essexchronicle (en)

The underwater Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha'apai volcano in the South Pacific ocean erupted in the early hours of Saturday morning (January 15). And the effects are being felt over 10,000 miles away in East Anglia as the region has seen huge jumps in atmospheric pressure last night.

Tonga eruption felt around the world, ‘significant damage’ caused

2022-01-16T09:13+0100citizen (en)

A massive volcanic eruption in Tonga that triggered tsunami waves around the Pacific caused “significant damage” to the island nation’s capital and smothered it in dust, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Sunday. The eruption Saturday was so powerful it was recorded around the world,....

Tonga volcano eruption triggers evacuation advisories, waves in Japan

2022-01-16T09:13+0100business-standard (en)

Hundreds of thousands of Japanese citizens were advised to evacuate on Sunday as waves of more than a metre hit coastal areas, public broadcaster NHK reported, after the eruption of an underwater volcano off Tonga triggered tsunami warnings. Around 230,000 people were advised to evacuate across....

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific undersea volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T09:13+0100business-standard (en)

The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption began to recede Sunday, while the extent of damage to Tonga remained unclear. Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place Saturday evening, with a plume of ash, steam and gas rising like a mushroom above the blue Pacific waters.

Tsunami Waves Lapped Oregon Coast, No Damage Reported

2022-01-16T09:10+0100patch (en)

PORTLAND, OR — A tsunami warning on Saturday led to warnings for Oregonians to stay away from the beach. It was predicted that the waves could be as high as three feet. While the waves fell short of that – and the tsunami warning was canceled after about 8 hours – there were still rough seas for much of the day.

New Zealand: Tsunami advisory lifted as of Jan. 16 /update 2

2022-01-16T09:04+0100garda-com (en)

Event. New Zealand's National Emergency Management Agency has canceled tsunami advisories as of evening Jan. 16. The warning was issued in response to a volcanic eruption at Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'pai in Tonga the previous day. Officials stated that strong currents and surges remain possible through Jan.

Shockwaves from Tonga undersea volcano register in Ireland

2022-01-16T09:04+0100bristolpost (en)

In a post on social media, the weather station published images of graphs registering the shockwaves that went around the world following the eruption of the submerged volcano off tonga. They said: "Pressure waves emanating from the eruption site travelled around the world.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-16T09:02+0100phys (en)

Crowds gathered at the Santa Cruz Harbor in California to watch the rising and falling water strain boat ties on docks. Law enforcement tried to clear people away when big surges started at around 7:30 a.m. About an hour later, a surge went over the back lip of the harbor, filling a parking lot and low-lying streets and setting some cars afloat.

Shock videos show global impact of volcano

2022-01-16T09:01+0100heraldsun (en)

Tsunami threat ‘has passed’ The tsunami threat from the powerful Tonga volcano eruption has passed, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said on Sunday, after powerful waves flooded coastlines from Japan to the United States. “Based on all available data, the tsunami threat from this volcanic eruption....

UN ready to assist Tonga after volcano eruption, tsunami

2022-01-16T08:57+0100radio-pk (en)

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed deep concern over the reports of a tsunami, affecting Tonga following the eruption of an undersea volcano near the Pacific nation. In a statement, Deputy Spokesman for the Secretary-General Farhan Haq said that the United Nations offices in the....

Pacific Tsunami threat recedes after huge underwater volcano eruption

2022-01-16T08:56+0100standard (en)

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said there had not yet been any official reports of injuries or deaths in Tonga, but cautioned that authorities had not yet made contact with some coastal areas and smaller islands. Ms Ardern said New Zealand was unable to send a military surveillance....

Tsunami hits Tonga after volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T08:56+0100deutschewelle-ro (en)

The Pacific island of Tonga experienced a large volcanic eruption Saturday followed by a tsunami that flooded parts of the capital, Nuku'alofa. The surge wave reached a height of 2.7 feet (83 centimeters) in Nuku'alofa, according to the US-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. There is no information yet on property damage or casualties.

Volcanic eruption in the Pacific Ocean. The shock wave has reached Casproy Wersh

2022-01-16T08:56+0100randrlife (en)

The shock wave was created after a volcanic eruption on the Pacific island of Tonga at 20.23 and reached Kasprowy Wierch – the Institute of Meteorology and Water Management reported Saturday evening. The tsunami, Saturday evening, local time, hit the coast of Japan as a result of the explosion.

“Ocean volcano” hit Tonga hard… America and Japan are in danger

2022-01-16T08:48+0100archyde (en)

that a warning of tsunami The face of Saturday morning on the West Coast of the United States, while the record of the occurrence of "Limited Flood" In Hawaii due to the eruption of the Tonga volcano. The National Meteorological Authority asked residents to leave the beaches and ports in the....

UN ready to assist Tonga after volcano eruption, tsunami

2022-01-16T08:46+0100peopledaily (en)

UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday expressed his deep concern after reports of a tsunami and ash affecting Tonga following the eruption of an undersea volcano near the Pacific nation. Tsunami warnings have been issued in countries such as Australia, New Zealand, Japan and the United States.

Tsunami hits Tonga after volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T08:44+0100deutschewelle-sr (en)

The Pacific island of Tonga experienced a large volcanic eruption Saturday followed by a tsunami that flooded parts of the capital, Nuku'alofa. The surge wave reached a height of 2.7 feet (83 centimeters) in Nuku'alofa, according to the US-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. There is no information yet on property damage or casualties.

Tsunami hits Tonga after volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T08:44+0100deutschewelle-el (en)

The Pacific island of Tonga experienced a large volcanic eruption Saturday followed by a tsunami that flooded parts of the capital, Nuku'alofa. The surge wave reached a height of 2.7 feet (83 centimeters) in Nuku'alofa, according to the US-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. There is no information yet on property damage or casualties.

Tsunami hits Tonga after volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T08:43+0100deutschewelle-id (en)

The Pacific island of Tonga experienced a large volcanic eruption Saturday followed by a tsunami that flooded parts of the capital, Nuku'alofa. The surge wave reached a height of 2.7 feet (83 centimeters) in Nuku'alofa, according to the US-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. There is no information yet on property damage or casualties.

Under sea volcano erupted in Tonga

2022-01-16T08:42+0100pakistantribune (en)

WELLINGTON: An under sea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast.

Tsunami hits Tonga after volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T08:41+0100deutschewelle-bg (en)

The Pacific island of Tonga experienced a large volcanic eruption Saturday followed by a tsunami that flooded parts of the capital, Nuku'alofa. The surge wave reached a height of 2.7 feet (83 centimeters) in Nuku'alofa, according to the US-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. There is no information yet on property damage or casualties.

Tsunami Advisory Lifted in Bay Area, Other West Coast Areas After Undersea Volcano Eruption

2022-01-16T08:40+0100nbcbayarea (en)

In Berkeley, evacuation orders were for boats and docks at the Berkeley Marina , according to a police spokesperson. Berkeley police told NBC Bay Area that 113 people were evacuated form the Marine shoreline area and access was restricted as a mandatory evacuation order was issued.

Japan cancels tsunami warning issued after Tonga volcano eruption

2022-01-16T08:40+0100aninews (en)

Tokyo [ Japan ], January 16 (ANI/Sputnik): A tsunami warning, issued after the eruption of a volcano in the waters of the Pacific island state of Tonga , has been cancelled for all regions of since the threat has passed. According to the Japan Meteorological Agency, the warning was cancelled at 14:00 local time (05:00 GMT).

Tsunami hits Tonga after volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T08:33+0100deutschewelle-hr (en)

The Pacific island of Tonga experienced a large volcanic eruption Saturday followed by a tsunami that flooded parts of the capital, Nuku'alofa. The surge wave reached a height of 2.7 feet (83 centimeters) in Nuku'alofa, according to the US-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. There is no information yet on property damage or casualties.

Tonga volcano eruption triggers evacuation advisories, meter-high waves in Japan

2022-01-16T08:30+0100torontosun (en)

An aerial view shows capsized boats believed to be affected by the tsunami caused by an underwater volcano eruption on the island of Tonga at the South Pacific, in Muroto, Kochi prefecture, Japan, in this photo taken by Kyodo January 16, 2022. Photo by Kyodo REUTERS Article content.

Tsunami hits Tonga after volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T08:27+0100deutschewelle-ha (en)

The Pacific island of Tonga experienced a large volcanic eruption Saturday followed by a tsunami that flooded parts of the capital, Nuku'alofa. The surge wave reached a height of 2.7 feet (83 centimeters) in Nuku'alofa, according to the US-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. There is no information yet on property damage or casualties.

Shockwaves from Tonga undersea volcano register in Ireland

2022-01-16T08:24+0100thanetgazette (en)

In a post on social media, the weather station published images of graphs registering the shockwaves that went around the world following the eruption of the submerged volcano off tonga. They said: "Pressure waves emanating from the eruption site travelled around the world.

Tsunami hits Tonga after volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T08:22+0100deutschewelle-fr (en)

The Pacific island of Tonga experienced a large volcanic eruption Saturday followed by a tsunami that flooded parts of the capital, Nuku'alofa. The surge wave reached a height of 2.7 feet (83 centimeters) in Nuku'alofa, according to the US-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. There is no information yet on property damage or casualties.

Tonga volcano eruption triggers tsunami advisories on U.S. West coast

2022-01-16T08:21+0100newsincyprus (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday (January 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. A tsunami advisory was also in effect for the U.

Tsunami hits Tonga after volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T08:21+0100deutschewelle-mk (en)

The Pacific island of Tonga experienced a large volcanic eruption Saturday followed by a tsunami that flooded parts of the capital, Nuku'alofa. The surge wave reached a height of 2.7 feet (83 centimeters) in Nuku'alofa, according to the US-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. There is no information yet on property damage or casualties.

Tsunami hits Tonga after volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T08:19+0100deutschewelle-bs (en)

The Pacific island of Tonga experienced a large volcanic eruption Saturday followed by a tsunami that flooded parts of the capital, Nuku'alofa. The surge wave reached a height of 2.7 feet (83 centimeters) in Nuku'alofa, according to the US-based Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. There is no information yet on property damage or casualties.

Tonga: Volcanic Eruption - Flash Update (As of 16 January 2022)

2022-01-16T08:17+0100reliefWeb (en)

Situation Overview. A large eruption of the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha-apai underwater volcano in the evening of 15 January (at 17:26 local time) caused a tsunami and ash fall in Tonga (total pop. 105,000 people). The volcanic eruption has continued throughout the day with satellite imagery indicating a....

How the volcanic eruption near Tonga unfolded and the aftermath in images

2022-01-16T08:16+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption has started to recede, but the extent of damage to Tonga remains unclear. The underwater volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai started having moderate eruptions again in late December. Drone footage captured in December shows the volcano erupting.

Communication difficulties reported in Tonga amid volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T08:16+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Ocean beach is seen in San Francisco, California, United States on January 15, 2022 as tsunami alert issued after Tonga volcanic eruption. The volcano, located 65-kilometers north of Tonga capital Nuku'alofa, had begun spewing ash, steam and gas Friday morning. ( Burak Arık - Anadolu Agency ) MELBOURNE, Australia.

Tonga volcano eruption triggers tsunami advisories on U.S. West coast

2022-01-16T08:16+0100in-cyprus (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday (January 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. A tsunami advisory was also in effect for the U.

U.S. tsunami warning canceled after capsized 4-foot surge in Los Angeles

2022-01-16T08:16+0100eminetra (en)

The US tsunami warning was canceled after a four-foot surge in Los Angeles, a partial flooding of Santa Cruz harbor, forcing a US submarine on the west coast to submerge. The National Weather Service has discontinued tsunami warnings to the west coast following a large submarine volcano eruption near Tonga, about 6,000 miles away.

DFA monitors post-volcanic situation in Tonga; close to 800 Filipinos living in Pacific Islands

2022-01-16T08:14+0100mb-com-ph (en)

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) is now checking on the situation of close to 800 Filipinos in Tonga, Samoa, and Fiji after the eruption of an underwater volcano on Saturday, Jan. 15. In a statement on Sunday, Jan. 16, the DFA said the Philippine Embassy in Wellington “is closely following....

Canada Tsunami advisory rescinded for B.C. coast after Tonga volcano eruption

2022-01-16T08:12+0100cknw (en)

Tsunami advisory rescinded for B.C. coast after Tonga volcano eruption. A rare tsunami advisory for B.C.’s south coast was partially rescinded on Saturday following the violent eruption of an underwater volcano near the Tonga Islands and as Julia Foy reports, it’s yet another reminder for everyone to be prepared for the big one.

Shockwaves from Tonga undersea volcano register in Ireland

2022-01-16T08:12+0100gloucestercitizen (en)

In a post on social media, the weather station published images of graphs registering the shockwaves that went around the world following the eruption of the submerged volcano off tonga. They said: "Pressure waves emanating from the eruption site travelled around the world.

Tsunami alert issued for US, Canada after volcanic eruption in Tonga

2022-01-16T08:11+0100yenisafak-en (en)

Following an underwater volcanic eruption that hit the Pacific country of Tonga, a weather center issued a tsunami warning for the western coast of US and Canada. According to a statement by the Tsunami Warning Center of US National Weather Service, a tsunami warning has been issued for the west....

Tonga volcano eruption triggers evacuation advisories, meter-high waves in Japan

2022-01-16T08:10+0100gmanews (en)

TOKYO - Hundreds of thousands of Japanese citizens were advised to evacuate on Sunday as waves of more than a meter hit coastal areas, public broadcaster NHK reported, after the eruption of an underwater volcano off Tonga triggered tsunami warnings. Around 230,000 people were advised to evacuate....

UN ready to assist Tonga after volcano eruption, tsunami

2022-01-16T08:07+0100china.org.cn (en)

UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday expressed his deep concern after reports of a tsunami and ash affecting Tonga following the eruption of an undersea volcano near the Pacific nation. Tsunami warnings have been issued in countries such as Australia, New Zealand, Japan and the United States.

Fishers run for lives as Tongan tsunami hits New Zealand, warnings continue

2022-01-16T08:07+0100Stuff (en)

‘Within minutes, the water came up to our waists’ A group of people fishing in Hokianga Harbour on Northland’s west coast early Sunday morning had to run for their lives as tsunami water surged up to their waists. Local Lili Mullane said the group went down to the water near the northern harbour....

Philippine Embassy monitoring condition of Filipinos in Tonga, Samoa, Fiji after volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T08:06+0100philstar (en)

MANILA, Philippines The Philippine Embassy in Wellington, New Zealand is coordinating with local authorities and community leaders to check the condition of Filipinos in Tonga, Samoa and Fiji following the eruption of an underwater volcano. The Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcano in Tonga erupted....

Tonga volcano eruption triggers evacuation advisories, local media reports

2022-01-16T08:06+0100standardmedia (en)

A local resident watches the coastal area from Hiyoriyama Park after a tsunami warning was issued after an underwater volcano eruption on the island of Tonga at the South Pacific. [Reuters] Hundreds of thousands of Japanese citizens have been advised to evacuate as waves of more than a metre hit coastal areas, public broadcaster NHK reported.

New Zealand: Tsunami advisory in place along west coast of South Island and east and north coasts of North Island as of Jan. 16 /update 1

2022-01-16T08:04+0100garda-com (en)

Event. New Zealand's National Emergency Management Agency has issued a National Advisory for the west coast of South Island as of Jan. 16, warning of tsunami activity, particularly strong and unusual currents and surges at the shore. Similar advisories remain in effect for the north and east coasts of the North Island and the Chatham Islands.

Pacific tsunami: Tonga undersea volcano sends shockwaves that register as 'jolts' in Ireland

2022-01-16T08:03+0100coventrytelegraph (en)

In a post on social media, the weather station published images of graphs registering the shockwaves that went around the world following the eruption of the submerged volcano off tonga. They said: "Pressure waves emanating from the eruption site travelled around the world.

US tsunami warnings are cancelled after four foot surge capsized boats in LA

2022-01-16T08:02+0100dailymail (en)

US tsunami warnings are canceled after four-foot surge capsized boats in LA, flooded parts of Santa Cruz Harbor and forced US submarines on West Coast to dive for cover The National Weather Service called off its tsunami warning for the West Coast following the massive underwater volcano eruption....

Casualty reports awaited from tsunami-hit Tonga with comms mostly down

2022-01-16T08:02+0100saltwire (en)

By Praveen Menon. WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through.

Casualty reports awaited from tsunami-hit Tonga with comms mostly down

2022-01-16T08:02+0100thepeninsulaqatar (en)

Wellington: Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Tidal surges hit many parts of Japan after eruption in Tonga January 16, 2022 NEW

2022-01-16T08:01+0100ajw (en)

A massive underwater volcanic eruption near the South Pacific island nation of Tonga triggered surges in sea levels of up to 1.2 meters across a vast stretch of Japan’s Pacific coastline, prompting authorities to issue an early morning advisory for coastal residents to evacuate. The advisory was issued shortly after midnight on Jan.

Shockwaves from Tonga undersea volcano register in Ireland

2022-01-16T07:58+0100exeterexpressandecho (en)

In a post on social media, the weather station published images of graphs registering the shockwaves that went around the world following the eruption of the submerged volcano off tonga. They said: "Pressure waves emanating from the eruption site travelled around the world.

Pacific tsunami: Tonga undersea volcano sends shockwaves that register as 'jolts' in Ireland

2022-01-16T07:56+0100surreymirror (en)

In a post on social media, the weather station published images of graphs registering the shockwaves that went around the world following the eruption of the submerged volcano off tonga. They said: "Pressure waves emanating from the eruption site travelled around the world.

World News | Japan Cancels Tsunami Warning Issued After Tonga Volcano Eruption

2022-01-16T07:56+0100latestly (en)

Get latest articles and stories on World at LatestLY. A tsunami warning, issued after the eruption of a volcano in the waters of the Pacific island state of Tonga, has been cancelled for all regions of Japan since the threat has passed. Tokyo [Japan], January 16 (ANI/Sputnik): A tsunami warning,....

Pacific tsunami: Tonga undersea volcano sends shockwaves that register as 'jolts' in Ireland

2022-01-16T07:55+0100cambridge-news (en)

In a post on social media, the weather station published images of graphs registering the shockwaves that went around the world following the eruption of the submerged volcano off tonga. They said: "Pressure waves emanating from the eruption site travelled around the world.

Shockwaves from Tonga undersea volcano register in Ireland

2022-01-16T07:55+0100leicestermercury (en)

In a post on social media, the weather station published images of graphs registering the shockwaves that went around the world following the eruption of the submerged volcano off tonga. They said: "Pressure waves emanating from the eruption site travelled around the world.

Pacific Tsunami: Tonga’s submarine volcano sends a shock wave registered as a “shock” in Ireland

2022-01-16T07:55+0100londonnewstime (en)

According to monitors at Dublin headquarters, the pressure waves from the eruption of a submarine volcano off Tonga on Saturday were so intense that they registered with the Irish weather service Met Éireann. In a social media post, the Meteorological Observatory published an image of a graph....

Japan issues Tsunami alerts volcanic eruption in Tonga

2022-01-16T07:54+0100thaipbs (en)

Tsunami alerts are in effect over wide areas along the Pacific coast of Japan, after a massive volcanic eruption in Tonga on Saturday. The Japan Meteorological Agency issued a tsunami warning on Sunday for the Amami Islands and the Tokara Islands in the southwestern prefecture of Kagoshima.

Shockwaves from Tonga undersea volcano register in Ireland

2022-01-16T07:52+0100hulldailymail (en)

In a post on social media, the weather station published images of graphs registering the shockwaves that went around the world following the eruption of the submerged volcano off tonga. They said: "Pressure waves emanating from the eruption site travelled around the world.

Tonga: The UN stands ready to provide support after volcano eruption and tsunami

2022-01-16T07:49+0100publicnow (en)

Secretary-General António Guterres expressed his deep concern after reports of a tsunami and ash affecting Tonga following the eruption of an undersea volcano near the Pacific nation. The UN chief also aired his concern about the tsunami warnings that have been issued in other countries such as Australia, New Zealand, Japan and the United States.

Pacific tsunami: Tonga undersea volcano sends shockwaves that register as 'jolts' in Ireland

2022-01-16T07:47+0100icWales (en)

In a post on social media, the weather station published images of graphs registering the shockwaves that went around the world following the eruption of the submerged volcano off tonga. They said: "Pressure waves emanating from the eruption site travelled around the world.

Shockwaves from Tonga undersea volcano register in Ireland

2022-01-16T07:47+0100brentwoodgazette (en)

In a post on social media, the weather station published images of graphs registering the shockwaves that went around the world following the eruption of the submerged volcano off tonga. They said: "Pressure waves emanating from the eruption site travelled around the world.

Shockwaves from Tonga undersea volcano register in Ireland

2022-01-16T07:47+0100bathchronicle (en)

In a post on social media, the weather station published images of graphs registering the shockwaves that went around the world following the eruption of the submerged volcano off tonga. They said: "Pressure waves emanating from the eruption site travelled around the world.

Many tsunami warnings after volcanic eruption in Tonga

2022-01-16T07:47+0100archyde (en)

The eruption of an undersea volcano near the island nation of Tonga has prompted tsunami warnings across much of the Pacific yesterday, including the US west coast, Australia, Japan and Chile. “Get away from beaches, ports and marinas,” the US Weather Service recommended for the US West Coast from California to Alaska.

Watch: Massive volcano eruption causes tsunami waves in Tonga, alert issued for US west coast, Japan An hour ago

2022-01-16T07:46+0100scroll-in (en)

Watch: Massive volcano eruption causes tsunami waves in Tonga, alert issued for US west coast, Japan The underwater volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai erupted on Saturday, causing huge waves to crash onto the South Pacific island of Tonga. Entre vapor de agua, rayos y flujos piroclásticos, esta fue....

Shockwaves from Tonga undersea volcano register in Ireland

2022-01-16T07:44+0100essexchronicle (en)

In a post on social media, the weather station published images of graphs registering the shockwaves that went around the world following the eruption of the submerged volcano off tonga. They said: "Pressure waves emanating from the eruption site travelled around the world.

PREMIUM Samoa Tsunami threat remains: U.S. volcanologist 16 January 2022, 7:26PM

2022-01-16T07:42+0100samoaobserver (en)

More tsunamis are expected until the edifice of the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Haapai volcano in Tonga stabilises, says an American volcanologist and geologist. The violent eruption of the underwater volcano in Tonga at around 5pm on Saturday triggered a tsunami that crashed into residences in Tonga and led....

Tonga: Volcanic Eruption and Tsunami - Jan 2022

2022-01-16T07:40+0100humanitarianresponse (en)

After weeks of volcanic activity emitting ash, the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai underwater volcano in Tonga erupted violently on 15 January. The eruption is said to be one of the biggest in Tonga in the last 30 years, with satellite imagery indicating a 5 km wide plume of ash, steam, and gas, rising approximately 20 km above the volcano.

What is the impact on the U.S. right now?

2022-01-16T07:38+0100nytimes (en)

Communities in California and other parts of the western United States were on alert Saturday after an undersea volcano erupted in the South Pacific, leading to powerful surges of water that inundated harbors and low-lying areas and left at least six people needing rescue.

UN ready to assist Tonga after volcano eruption, tsunami

2022-01-16T07:37+0100xinhuanet-english (en)

UNITED NATIONS, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Saturday expressed his deep concern after reports of a tsunami and ash affecting Tonga following the eruption of an undersea volcano near the Pacific nation. Tsunami warnings have been issued in countries such as Australia, New Zealand, Japan and the United States.

Pacific island

2022-01-16T07:37+0100palestinewater (en)

the volcanic eruption, a Pacific -wide tsunami alert was issued, sending governments to evacuate communities to higher ground or issue public advisories to stay away from the coast However, the tsunami advisory to stay away from beaches and waterways, remains in effect for most Pacific countries.

Tsunami alert issued in US West Coast, Japan; flooding in Hawaii after Tonga volcano erupts

2022-01-16T07:36+0100dnaindia (en)

After a large underwater volcano erupted in Tonga, which is a Polynesian kingdom of over 170 South Pacific islands, a serried of tsunami warnings have been issued across the shores, most prominently in the US West Coast, Alaska, Japan, and Hawaii. The eruption of the volcano has triggered tsunami....

Tsunami concerns in Pacific abating following Tonga volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T07:34+0100kyodonews (en)

Concerns about tsunami across the Pacific were slowly abating on Sunday, following a massive underwater volcanic eruption the previous day in Tonga that prompted residents on the South Pacific island country to evacuate, but the extent of the damage remains unknown.

Fears of tsunami disaster in Tonga

2022-01-16T07:32+0100illawarramercury (en)

Tsunami-hit Tonga remains largely uncontactable with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Casualty reports awaited from tsunami-hit Tonga with comms mostly down

2022-01-16T07:31+0100thehimalayantimes (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.2-metre tsunami waves and evacuation orders on the shores of Tonga as well as several South Pacific islands, where footage on social media showed waves crashing into coastal homes. Internet and phone lines went down at about 6.

Tsunami advisory canceled after surges, some flooding hit Bay Area after Pacific volcano eruption

2022-01-16T07:29+0100mercurynews (en)

An undersea volcano erupted Saturday in the Pacific Ocean near Tonga, prompting tsunami advisories and evacuations along the California Coast, including San Francisco and the Monterey Bay where beaches closed as surging water flooded harbors and low-lying coastal areas.

Tsunami activity threat for New Zealand cancelled

2022-01-16T07:28+0100radionz (en)

The National Advisory: Tsunami Activity issued for parts of New Zealand after the volcanic eruption in Tonga has been cancelled. Civil Defence issued the advisory for coastal areas on the north and east coast of the North Island, the Chatham Islands and the west coast of the South Island after the large eruption at Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'pai.

Major repair job needed after Tūtūkākā Marina hit by strong wave surges

2022-01-16T07:28+0100radionz (en)

Significant work will be required to fix the Far North's Tūtūkākā Marina, which was severely impacted by strong surges after the eruption of underwater volcano Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai in the Pacific. Yesterday, a tsunami advisory for the north and east coasts of the North Island was issued after....

Tsunami activity threat for New Zealand cancelled

2022-01-16T07:28+0100rnz-co-nz (en)

The National Advisory: Tsunami Activity issued for parts of New Zealand after the volcanic eruption in Tonga has been cancelled. Civil Defence issued the advisory for coastal areas on the north and east coast of the North Island, the Chatham Islands and the west coast of the South Island after the large eruption at Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'pai.

Major repair job needed after Tūtūkākā Marina hit by strong wave surges

2022-01-16T07:28+0100rnz-co-nz (en)

Significant work will be required to fix the Far North's Tūtūkākā Marina, which was severely impacted by strong surges after the eruption of underwater volcano Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai in the Pacific. Yesterday, a tsunami advisory for the north and east coasts of the North Island was issued after....

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T07:24+0100messenger-inquirer (en)

A dock is torn apart in a marina at Tutukaka, New Zealand, Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022, after waves from a volcano eruption swept into the marina. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground.

NSW beaches to remain closed amid dangerous surf conditions

2022-01-16T07:22+0100nationaltribune (en)

NSW State Emergency Service (NSW SES) and Surf Life Saving NSW are urging the public to continue staying clear of beaches due to ongoing hazardous surf conditions. Following the volcanic eruption in the Tongan Islands last night (Saturday 15 January), the Bureau of Meteorology issued a Marine Tsunami Warning for the NSW Coast.

Casualty reports awaited from tsunami-hit Tonga with comms largely down

2022-01-16T07:16+0100brecorder (en)

WELLINGTON: Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano

2022-01-16T07:12+0100taiwannews (en)

Pacific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday,....

Fears of tsunami disaster in Tonga

2022-01-16T07:11+0100dailyadvertiser (en)

Tsunami-hit Tonga remains largely uncontactable with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Casualty reports awaited from tsunami-hit Tonga with comms largely down

2022-01-16T07:07+0100gazette (en)

By Praveen Menon. WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through.

Casualty reports awaited from tsunami-hit Tonga with comms mostly down

2022-01-16T07:04+01004-traders (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.2-metre tsunami waves and evacuation orders on the shores of Tonga as well as several South Pacific islands, where footage on social media showed waves crashing into coastal homes. Internet and phone lines went down at about 6.

Cyclone Cody: Gales, swells still a risk along East Coast, MetService says

2022-01-16T07:01+0100nzherald (en)

Cyclone Cody is set to track far east of the East Cape tomorrow, and MetService is advising the risk of heavy rain has diminished. But it warns people in exposed parts of eastern Bay of Plenty and Gisborne should still be aware of a risk of severe gales.

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T06:59+0100moneycontrol (en)

Dave Snider, the tsunami warning coordinator for the National Tsunami Warning Center in Palmer, Alaska, said it was very unusual for a volcanic eruption to affect an entire ocean basin, and the spectacle was both humbling and scary. The tsunami waves caused damage to boats as far away as New Zealand....

Samoa No tsunami threat for Samoa; advisory remains effective 16 January 2022, 6:41PM

2022-01-16T06:57+0100samoaobserver (en)

The Samoa Meteorology Services (M.E.T.) has assured the public that there is no immediate tsunami threat facing the country following the volcanic eruption in Tonga. However, a tsunami advisory is still in effect for Samoa and the public is also advised a marine advisory is also in effect due to....

Volcano erupted inside the sea, horrifying sight captured on camera…Watch viral video

2022-01-16T06:54+0100morningexpress (en)

A fierce volcanic eruption occurred under the sea on the Polynesian country of Tonga Island on Saturday. This explosion was so powerful that the ash emanating from it was 20 km in the sky. Visible even from afar. Even small pieces of ash and stones rained in Tonga. Tsunami alert has been issued after the volcanic eruption.

Tsunami in Tonga: this is how the submarine eruption that put several countries on alert was seen from space | World

2022-01-16T06:46+0100archyde (en)

The eruption of the submarine volcano Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai, near Tonga, caused a tsunami in the South Pacific, generating alerts on several coasts and the evacuation of thousands of people. The tsunami has reached Fiji, Australia and New Zealand, but also Japan and the United States, where the....

Massive volcanic eruption under the sea; Tsunami warning issued in US

2022-01-16T06:46+0100archyde (en)

Large-scale volcanic eruption off the coast of Tonga, off the Pacific Ocean. Images and videos of the eruption were captured by a satellite called Himawari. It was shared by the Honolulu Meteorological Department and quickly went viral. The Tonga Meteorological Department also shared pictures of it.

Marina on abnormal waves: “The closure of some ports and beaches is ordered” | tsunami | Society

2022-01-16T06:46+0100archyde (en)

After strong waves and two deceased in Lambayeque due to the outflow of the sea , the Peruvian Navy ruled on the matter and stressed that there was no tsunami alert; however, he did acknowledge that Given this situation, the entity ordered the closure of some ports, beaches and coves.

Tonga volcano: Tsunami warnings as US and Japan tell citizens to get away from the shore

2022-01-16T06:46+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

P acific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday ,....

'Deeply concerned' US ready to support Tonga after volcano eruption: Blinken

2022-01-16T06:45+0100brecorder (en)

WASHINGTON: The United States is "deeply concerned" for the people of Tonga after a massive volcano eruption and tsunami, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Saturday, pledging support for the island nation. "Deeply concerned for the people of Tonga as they recover from the aftermath of a volcanic eruption and tsunami.

How the volcanic eruption near Tonga unfolded and the aftermath in images

2022-01-16T06:41+0100abc-au (en)

The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption has started to recede, but the extent of damage to Tonga remains unclear. The underwater volcano Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai started having moderate eruptions again in late December. Drone footage captured in December shows the volcano erupting.

Tsunami Advisory Canceled for Coastal Bay Area, Santa Cruz

2022-01-16T06:40+0100nbcbayarea (en)

Locally, strong and dangerous currents hit San Francisco beaches, harbor and marina docks, officials said. The National Weather Service Bay Area said that although the impact was expected to peak through 9 a.m. in parts of the region such as San Francisco, dangerous conditions will continue throughout the day.

Tonga Volcano Eruption Triggers Meter-High Waves in Japan

2022-01-16T06:38+0100voanews (en)

TOKYO — Hundreds of thousands of Japanese citizens were advised to evacuate Sunday as waves more than a meter high hit coastal areas, public broadcaster NHK reported, after the eruption of an underwater volcano off Tonga triggered tsunami warnings. Around 230,000 people were advised to evacuate....

Fears of tsunami disaster in Tonga

2022-01-16T06:37+0100bordermail (en)

Tsunami-hit Tonga remains largely uncontactable with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Tonga volcano: Photos and video give first glimpse of tsunami's impact

2022-01-16T06:37+0100Stuff (en)

The first images have started to emerge from Tonga a day after volcano eruptions triggered a tsunami , damaging communication lines in the process. Boats and boulders were swept inland and volcanic ash has left water undrinkable. The full extent of the damage is as-yet unclear as power outages and....

Pacific tsunami warning: US urges people to get away from the shore after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-16T06:36+0100southwales-eveningpost (en)

A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast. There were no reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the country remained cut off hours after the eruption. In Hawaii, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre reported waves slamming ashore, from a foot....

Tonga volcano eruption triggers evacuation advisories in Japan January 16 Updated

2022-01-16T06:36+0100theglobeandmail (en)

Hundreds of thousands of Japanese citizens were advised to evacuate on Sunday as waves of more than a metre hit coastal areas, public broadcaster NHK reported, after the eruption of an underwater volcano off Tonga triggered tsunami warnings. Around 230,000 people were advised to evacuate across....

Local News Local residents headed to the beach to witness strong waves Kimberly Cruz 9:34 PM, Jan 15, 2022

2022-01-16T06:36+0100ksby (en)

An underwater volcano erupted 5,000 miles away on Friday night, which triggered tsunami waves across the Pacific basin. In response, a tsunami advisory was issued by the National Weather Service for the entire west coast. This advisory means asks residents to take action by staying off the water and beach areas and to avoid marinas and waterways.

Casualty reports awaited from tsunami-hit Tonga with comms largely down

2022-01-16T06:31+0100saltwire (en)

By Praveen Menon. WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through.

Japanese fishing boats flipped from Tonga volcano tsunami

2022-01-16T06:31+0100tvnz (en)

In the waters off Japan's southwestern prefecture of Kochi toppled or submerged boats drifted in a local port on Sunday, after reports of tsunami waves as high as 80 centimetres (31 inches), likely due to a huge undersea volcanic eruption near Tonga. Tsunami warnings also disrupted transportation of the affected areas in Japan.

Pacific tsunami warning: US urges people to get away from the shore after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-16T06:31+0100nottinghampost (en)

A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast. There were no reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the country remained cut off hours after the eruption. In Hawaii, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre reported waves slamming ashore, from a foot....

'I can't get a hold of anyone': Tongan Australians unable to contact loved ones after volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T06:28+0100abc-au (en)

Tongan Australians have been unable to contact loved ones on the island nation in the wake of tsunami waves inundating parts of the country after an underwater volcanic eruption. Key points: Tongans living in Australia have been desperately trying to contact loved ones in Tonga after the volcanic....

Terrifying Videos Show Moment Of Tonga Volcanic Eruption And Tsunami Leaving Trail Of Destruction | Watch

2022-01-16T06:28+0100india (en)

New Delhi : Tsunami waves triggered due to an undersea volcanic eruption in Tonga raised concerns among Pacific nations and humanitarian groups as they tried to establish communications with the island nation even as the volcano cut internet and telephone connections to the country.

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano – Reuters

2022-01-16T06:27+0100todayheadline (en)

WELLINGTON, Jan 16 (Reuters) – Pacific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation.

Fears of tsunami disaster in Tonga

2022-01-16T06:27+0100portstephensexaminer (en)

Tsunami-hit Tonga remains largely uncontactable with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Makluman Kejadian Letusan Gunung Berapi Dasar Laut di Perairan Tonga

2022-01-16T06:26+0100met-my (en)

Berikutan kejadian letusan gunung berapi di dasar laut yang berlaku di perairan Tonga pada 12:27 tengah hari (waktu Malaysia), 15 Januari 2022 dan berdasarkan kepada pemantauan berterusan, semakan bacaan tolok pasang surut serta boya antarabangsa dan tempatan, serta maklumat laman sesawang Regional....

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by eruption

2022-01-16T06:21+0100chinadailyhk (en)

In this satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, and released by the agency, shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan 15, 2022. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending....

A 4-foot tsunami struck Tonga after an explosive eruption of a submarine volcano

2022-01-16T06:20+0100jioforme (en)

Tsunami caused by explosives Eruption of underwater Tonga volcano News reports blamed the Pacific coastline on Saturday (January 15) in the Pacific and rushed residents to higher ground. A four-foot (1.2-meter) high tsunami reportedly struck Nuku’alofa, the capital of Tonga, about 40 miles (65 kilometers) south of the submarine volcano.

Iron Series event postponed due to Australian tsunami warning

2022-01-16T06:19+0100samacharcentral (en)

Surf Life Saving Australia has cancelled today’s Iron Man and Iron Woman Series competition due to the beach closures and tsunami warnings in place across the east coast of New South Wales. A new date and location for the round three event – the survival format – will be announced in coming days, organisers say.

Tsunami alert issued for US, Canada after volcanic eruption in Tonga

2022-01-16T06:18+0100nation (en)

Following an underwater volcanic eruption that hit the Pacific country of Tonga, a weather center issued a tsunami warning for the western coast of US and Canada. According to a statement by the Tsunami Warning Center of US National Weather Service, a tsunami warning has been issued for the west....

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano

2022-01-16T06:16+0100expressindia (en)

Pacific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation.An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday,....

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T06:16+0100expressindia (en)

The eruption cut the internet to Tonga, leaving friends and family members around the world still anxiously trying to get in touch to figure out if there were any injuries and the extent of the damage. Even government websites and other official sources remained without updates.

Casualty reports awaited from tsunami-hit Tonga with comms largely down

2022-01-16T06:14+0100thechronicleherald (en)

By Praveen Menon. WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through.

Tsunami alert activated in the Galapagos Islands due to the eruption of the submarine volcano

2022-01-16T06:14+0100archyde (en)

The authorities noted some marine disturbances. The Oceanographic and Antarctic Institute of the Ecuadorian Navy (Inocar) issued a tsunami warning this Saturday for the city of Puerto Ayora, in the Galapagos Islands. The warning comes after detecting marine disturbances as a result of the eruption....

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano

2022-01-16T06:13+0100business-standard (en)

Pacific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday,....

Tsunami reaches Japan's Pacific coast after volcanic eruption in Tonga

2022-01-16T06:13+0100business-standard (en)

Following a massive undersea volcanic eruption in the island country of Tonga, Tsunami was observed in the southern Japanese island of Amami-Oshima and many other places along the country's Pacific coast on Sunday. Japan's Meteorological Agency issued tsunami warnings at 12:15 am on Sunday for the....

Civil Defence Tsunami Warning Fail

2022-01-16T06:10+0100scoop-co-nz (en)

Sunday, 16 January 2022, 6:02 pm Press Release: ACT New Zealand “Residents in Northland are rightly concerned that neither the Emergency Mobile Alert system nor any Tsunami sirens were activated prior to strong surges that destroyed dozens of boats in the Tutukaka Marina, flooded at least one....

Save The Children Ready To Respond In Tonga And Region Affected By Volcano Eruption

2022-01-16T06:10+0100scoop-co-nz (en)

An eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai underwater volcano, about 65 kilometres north of Tonga’s capital of Nuku’alofa, caused a 1.2 metre tsunami at 530pm local time Saturday 15 January. A tidal wave was recorded in Fiji and tsunami warnings were issued for Fiji, Samoa, Vanuatu, New Zealand and Australia.

Casualty reports awaited from tsunami-hit Tonga with comms largely down

2022-01-16T06:09+0100metro-us (en)

By Praveen Menon. WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through.

Casualty reports awaited from tsunami-hit Tonga with comms largely down

2022-01-16T06:02+01004-traders (en)

WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Tsunami-hit Tonga remained largely uncontactable on Sunday with telephone and internet links severed, leaving relatives in faraway New Zealand praying for their families on the Pacific islands as casualty reports had yet to come through. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering warnings of 1.

Cyclone Cody: Gales, swells still a risk along East Coast, MetService says

2022-01-16T05:57+0100radionz (en)

But it warns people in exposed parts of eastern Bay of Plenty and Gisborne should still be aware of a risk of severe gales. It expects hazardous conditions in exposed eastern coastlines of the North Island, with large swells, significant sea surges, rips and coastal inundation possible.

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano By Reuters

2022-01-16T05:55+0100dailymaverick (en)

WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Pacific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation.

First images of devastating damage as Tongan residents warned...

2022-01-16T05:52+0100newstalkzb (en)

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said it's "too early to tell" whether anyone has lost their life in the volcanic eruption and tsunami that hit Tonga. A defence force plane is ready to fly out, and may leave tomorrow, and a New Zealand Navy vessel is on standby to provide assistance if required.

MIL-OSI Asia-Pac: Volcano eruption triggers evacuation orders, metre-high waves in Japan

2022-01-16T05:49+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: Socialist Republic of Vietnam. Around 230,000 people were advised to evacuate across eight prefectures due to the tsunami risk, NHK reported. The alert included areas hit by the deadly 2011 tsunami. Ten boats were capsized in Kochi prefecture on Shikoku island in southern Japan, NHK said,....

Japan's Pacific coast hit by tsunami after Tonga eruption

2022-01-16T05:45+0100JakartaPost (en)

Japan's Pacific coast was hit early Sunday by a tsunami following a massive underwater volcanic eruption in the South Pacific island country of Tonga the previous day, prompting the weather agency to issue a tsunami warning and advisories while over 210,000 residents were urged to move to high ground.

Tsunami in Chile after the eruption of the volcano in Tonga: waves of almost two meters high were recorded

2022-01-16T05:44+0100archyde (en)

The Chilean coasts were hit this Saturday afternoon by a tsunami with waves of almost two meters in the north , after the eruption of an underwater volcano near the island of Tonga in the Pacific , which had the Latin American country on alert throughout the day.

Tsunami hits California coast after underwater volcano erupts

2022-01-16T05:44+0100archyde (en)

THE ANGELS – A tsunami stemming from the eruption of an underwater volcano in Tonga hit the California coast with waves that in at least one case exceeded one meter in height and caused minor flooding in parts of California. “A tsunami is occurring along the coast of Alaska, British Columbia....

Onemi orders the evacuation of the coastline of 13 regions of the country due to the possibility of a minor tsunami

2022-01-16T05:44+0100archyde (en)

© 24horas.cl Onemi orders the evacuation of the coastline of 13 regions of the country due to the possibility of a minor tsunami The National Emergency Office (Onemi) extended the order of evacuate the coastline to the regions of Tarapacá, Antofagasta, Atacama, Valparaíso, O’Higgins, Maule, Ñuble, Biobío, La Araucanía, Los Ríos and Los Lagos.

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T05:44+0100financialexpress (en)

The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption began to recede Sunday, while the extent of damage to Tonga remained unclear. Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place Saturday evening, with a plume of ash, steam and gas rising like a mushroom above the blue Pacific waters.

California, Japan under tsunami advisories after volcanic eruption in Pacific Ocean

2022-01-16T05:40+0100wishtv (en)

(CNN) — An underwater volcano in the South Pacific erupted violently on Saturday, causing tsunamis to hit Hawaii, Japan, and Tonga’s largest island, Tongatapu — sending waves flooding into the capital. The Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai volcano , about 30 kilometers (18.

Tonga volcano damage ‘significant’, tsunami threat passes

2022-01-16T05:39+0100scmp (en)

This satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite operated by Japan Meteorological Agency, shows the undersea volcano eruption in Tonga Saturday. Photo: AP. Huge Tonga volcanic eruption causes ‘significant damage’, but tsunami threat passes.

Tsunami warnings explained

2022-01-16T05:37+01009news (en)

The warning stretches across Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania, and also is for Lord Howe, Norfolk and Macquarie islands. The BoM says the size of the waves means the threat is for the marine environment, but there is potential for land impact on Lord Howe Island and Norfolk Island.

New Zealand pledges aid after Tonga volcanic eruption, tsunami

2022-01-16T05:36+0100xinhuanet-english (en)

WELLINGTON, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- New Zealand has pledged to provide support for Tonga following a volcanic eruption that sent tsunami waves crashing onto the Pacific Island. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern told reporters at a Sunday media conference that the New Zealand government has made....

Santa Cruz

2022-01-16T05:36+0100palestinewater (en)

All eyes were on the coast, and while the drama shut down the Beach Boardwalk and disrupted the day for beachgoers, by sunset the Bay Area appeared to dodge significant damage The famed Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk nearby shut down for the day and a surfing competition was on hold at the city’s....

Santa Cruz Harbor

2022-01-16T05:36+0100palestinewater (en)

In , where the city harbor suffered more than $20 million in damage from a March 2011 tsunami that followed an earthquake in Japan , waves Saturday flooded the harbor parking lot with about 2-3 feet of water, dislodged a dredge and washed waste bins into the channel.

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano Reuters

2022-01-16T05:36+0100AsiaOne (en)

WELLINGTON - Pacific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday (Jan 16) after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation.

newsinfo Tsunami reaches Japan, 3-meter waves possible—meteorological agency

2022-01-16T05:35+0100inquirer (en)

The eruption of an underwater volcano off Tonga, which triggered a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, is seen in an image from the NOAA GOES-West satellite taken at 05:00 GMT Jan. 15, 2022. (CIRA/NOAA/Handout via REUTERS) TOKYO — Tsunami reached Japan late Saturday through....

Tsunami warning for US West Coast after Tonga eruption

2022-01-16T05:33+0100nation (en)

SAN FRANCISCO - Tsunami warnings were issued Saturday for the entire US West Coast after a massive volcanic eruption across the Pacific Ocean in Tonga, with tsunami waves triggering low-level flooding in Hawaii. The US National Weather Service issued tsunami advisories from California to Alaska,....

Cyclone Cody: Gales, swells still a risk along East Coast, MetService says

2022-01-16T05:28+0100rnz-co-nz (en)

But it warns people in exposed parts of eastern Bay of Plenty and Gisborne should still be aware of a risk of severe gales. It expects hazardous conditions in exposed eastern coastlines of the North Island, with large swells, significant sea surges, rips and coastal inundation possible.

Internet connection lost, as volcano erupts near Tonga and felt as far as US

2022-01-16T05:26+0100abc-au (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. The eruption cut the internet to Tonga, leaving friends and family members around the world anxiously trying to get in touch to learn of any injuries and the extent of the damage.

NHK SPRING CO., LTD. Tonga volcano eruption triggers evacuation advisories, metre-high waves in Japan

2022-01-16T05:26+01004-traders (en)

Around 230,000 people were advised to evacuate across eight prefectures due to the tsunami risk, NHK reported. The alert included areas hit by the deadly 2011 tsunami. Ten boats were capsized in Kochi prefecture on Shikoku island in southern Japan, NHK said, and Japan Airlines cancelled 27 flights at airports across the country.

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T05:09+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption began to recede Sunday, while the extent of damage to Tonga remained unclear. Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place Saturday evening, with a plume of ash, steam and gas rising like a mushroom above the blue Pacific waters.

Tsunami alert downgraded after Tonga deep-sea eruption

2022-01-16T05:09+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

Pacific Rim nations, including Australia and New Zealand, are breathing easier as the threat recedes of a tsunami generated by a huge undersea volcanic eruption near Tonga. Australian authorities issued a tsunami warning for parts of the east coast and Lord Howe, Norfolk and Macquarie islands after the volcano erupted on Saturday night.

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2022-01-16T05:08+0100cknw (en)

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Family fears for fellow residents of tiny Tongan island of Nomuka

2022-01-16T05:07+0100Stuff (en)

A family whose village is one of the closest in the world to the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano is anxiously awaiting news from fellow residents of Nomuka Island. The island is part of the Haʻapai group and is about 70km from the volcano that erupted for eight minutes on Saturday, raining ash and....

Japan: Officials maintain tsunami advisories in eastern parts of the country as of Jan. 16 following volcanic eruption in Tonga /update 1

2022-01-16T05:03+0100garda-com (en)

Event. Authorities continue to maintain tsunami advisories (third-highest) in the eastern coastal areas of Japan as of Jan. 16, following a volcanic eruption in Tonga the previous day. Officials have lifted tsunami warnings (second-highest on a four-tier scale) for Iwate Prefecture and Amami and Tokara islands.

'Deeply concerned' US ready to support Tonga after volcano eruption: Blinken

2022-01-16T05:02+0100bssnews (en)

WASHINGTON, Jan 16, 2022 (BSS/AFP) - The United States is "deeply concerned" for the people of Tonga after a massive volcano eruption and tsunami, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Saturday, pledging support for the island nation. "Deeply concerned for the people of Tonga as they recover....

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption January 16, 2022

2022-01-16T05:01+0100ajw (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand--The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption began to recede Sunday, while the extent of damage to Tonga remained unclear. Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place Saturday evening, with a plume of ash, steam and gas....

Australia, Ecuador issue tsunami warning after Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T05:01+0100bernama (en)

CANBERRA, Jan 16 -- A tsunami warning has been issued for Australia's east coast after a massive underwater volcanic eruption off the coast of Tonga, reported Xinhua news agency. In a statement published on Saturday night, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) issued a marine threat warning for parts of....

Tonga volcano eruption: Family fear for fellow residents of tiny Tongan island of Nomuka

2022-01-16T04:59+0100nzherald (en)

By Sam Olley of RNZ A family whose village is one of the closest in the world to the Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai volcano is anxiously awaiting news from fellow residents of Nomuka Island. The island is part of the Haʻapai group and is around 70km from the volcano that erupted for eight minutes....

Volcanic eruption, tsunami: First images of devastating damage as Tongan residents warned air toxic, water contaminated

2022-01-16T04:59+0100nzherald (en)

Large waves are washing ashore and skies are turning black in Tonga after another violent volcanic eruption from Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'apai. Video / Dr Faka’iloatonga Taumoefolau / Willy Baptiste Florian / Johnny Teisi / US StormWatch The first news and images are beginning to filter out of Tonga....

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T04:55+0100jamaicaobserver (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption began to recede Saturday, while the extent of damage to Tonga remained unclear. Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place Saturday evening, with a plume of ash, steam....

Tonga volcano eruption triggers tsunami warnings in Japan, Pacific islands

2022-01-16T04:52+0100thaipbs (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, 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....

MIL-Evening Report: No reports of deaths in Tongan volcano tsunami, says NZ prime minister

2022-01-16T04:49+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says there are no official reports of injuries or deaths in Tonga in the wake of the undersea volcano eruption and tsunami, but communication with the kingdom is very limited. Communication with the island nation has been cut off since yesterday evening and....

MIL-OSI New Zealand: Aotearoa New Zealand stands ready to assist people of Tonga

2022-01-16T04:49+0100foreignaffairs-nz (en)

Source: New Zealand Government. The thoughts of New Zealanders are with the people of Tonga following yesterday’s undersea volcanic eruption and subsequent tsunami waves, Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta says. “Damage assessments are under way and New Zealand has formally offered to provide assistance to Tonga,” said Nanaia Mahuta.

Aotearoa New Zealand stands ready to assist people of Tonga

2022-01-16T04:48+0100publicnow (en)

The thoughts of New Zealanders are with the people of Tonga following yesterday's undersea volcanic eruption and subsequent tsunami waves, Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta says. "Damage assessments are under way and New Zealand has formally offered to provide assistance to Tonga," said Nanaia Mahuta.

Tsunami alert raised in all regions of the country

2022-01-16T04:41+0100archyde (en)

During the afternoon of this Saturday it was decreed State of Caution in the face of a possible minor tsunami in thirteen regions of the country. The tsunami would have its origin in the eruption of a submarine volcano in Tonga during the early morning and that generated a tsunami in that country and in Japan.

Tonga volcano: Tsunami hits California with waves up to 4ft as island 'devastated'

2022-01-16T04:36+0100themirror (en)

Tonga has suffered significant damage after a tsunami was triggered by an underground volcano eruption, according to New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Humanitarian groups are struggling to establish communications with the pacific island nation with issues with both telephone and internet connections.

Volcano eruption triggers evacuation orders, meter-high waves in Japan

2022-01-16T04:35+0100rappler (en)

TOKYO, Japan – Hundreds of thousands of Japanese citizens were advised to evacuate on Sunday, January 16, as waves of more than a meter hit coastal areas, public broadcaster NHK reported, after the eruption of an underwater volcano off Tonga triggered tsunami warnings.

Tsunami Threat From Tonga Volcano Eruption Has 'Passed': Monitor

2022-01-16T04:33+0100barrons (en)

The tsunami threat from a powerful Tonga volcano eruption has passed, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said on Sunday, after powerful waves flooded coastlines from Japan to the United States. "Based on all available data, the tsunami threat from this volcanic eruption has now passed," the PTWC....

'Deeply Concerned' US Ready To Support Tonga After Volcano Eruption: Blinken

2022-01-16T04:33+0100barrons (en)

The United States is "deeply concerned" for the people of Tonga after a massive volcano eruption and tsunami, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Saturday, pledging support for the island nation. "Deeply concerned for the people of Tonga as they recover from the aftermath of a volcanic eruption and tsunami.

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano

2022-01-16T04:33+0100bdnews24 (en)

An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, triggering tsunami warnings and evacuation orders on the shores of Tonga as well as several South Pacific islands, where footage on social media showed waves crashing into coastal homes. Internet and phone lines went down at about 6.

Tonga-NZealand-volcano-tsunami

2022-01-16T04:32+0100nampa (en)

URGENT Tsunami threat from Tonga volcano eruption has 'passed': monitor Wellington, Jan 16, 2022 (AFP) - The tsunami threat from a powerful Tonga volcano eruption has passed, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said on Sunday, after powerful waves flooded coastlines from Japan to the United States.

Kiama's Day surges ahead to lead Ironman series

2022-01-16T04:32+0100illawarramercury (en)

It took a tsunami warning to halt Ali Day's run of dominance, but the Kiama star launched his Nutri-Grain Ironman series title defence in style over the weekend. After mustering a flawless series last year, Day was the favourite heading into the 2022 competition and he didn't disappoint on Friday....

Tsunami threat recedes from Tonga eruption

2022-01-16T04:32+0100illawarramercury (en)

The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption has receded, while the extent of damage to Tonga remains unclear. Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place on Saturday evening, with a plume of ash, steam and gas rising like a mushroom above the blue Pacific waters.

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T04:32+0100hjnews (en)

Lifeguards speed out of the Santa Cruz Small Craft Harbor, Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022, in the morning as they respond to a vessel in distress in the Monterey Bay off the coast of Capitola as tsunami surges battered the Santa Cruz County coastline. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion....

ANKARA, Jan 16 -- Following a massive underwater volcanic eruption in the Pacific country of Tonga, Japan was hit with a tsunami in its Pacific coast late Saturday. [ read more ]

2022-01-16T04:30+0100bernama (en)

While there were no reports of injuries or major damages, the agency said a small tsunami of less than 1-metre was observed across a wide area of the country's Pacific coast. Authorities in southwestern islands Kagoshima Prefecture and northeastern coastal areas urged residents to move away from the seaside.

Watch: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern addresses situation in Tonga following volcanic eruption, tsunami

2022-01-16T04:29+0100rnz-co-nz (en)

Ardern said the undersea cable has been impacted, probably because of power cuts, and authorities are trying urgently to restore communications. If necessary New Zealand would help with any repairs that may be needed on the undersea cable that carries communications.

Watch: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern addresses situation in Tonga following volcanic eruption, tsunami

2022-01-16T04:26+0100radionz (en)

Ardern said the undersea cable has been impacted, probably because of power cuts, and authorities are trying urgently to restore communications. If necessary New Zealand would help with any repairs that may be needed on the undersea cable that carries communications.

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano

2022-01-16T04:26+0100moneycontrol (en)

Pacific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation. An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday,....

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption; extent of damage to Tonga unclear The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption began to recede late Saturday into Sunday, while the extent of damage to Tonga remained unclear.

2022-01-16T04:26+0100minnesota-publicradio (en)

Updated: 8:05 p.m. The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption began to recede late Saturday into Sunday, while the extent of damage to Tonga remained unclear. Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place Saturday evening, with a plume of ash,....

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano

2022-01-16T04:22+0100channelnewsasia (en)

WELLINGTON: Pacific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday (Jan 16) after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and Internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation.

Volcano eruption causes tsunami and flooding up to 10,000km away from its source near Tonga

2022-01-16T04:20+0100dailymail (en)

A massive undersea volcanic eruption that triggered a 7.4 magnitude earthquake near Tonga has caused tsunami waves and extensive flooding up to 10,000km away from the epicentre. The effect has been felt in New Zealand, the US, Canada and some South American countries.

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T04:16+0100japantoday (en)

The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption began to recede Sunday, while the extent of damage to Tonga remained unclear. Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place Saturday evening, with a plume of ash, steam and gas rising like a mushroom above the blue Pacific waters.

GHSOCD – Earthquake Recorded; No Tsunami Threat

2022-01-16T04:13+0100pnc (en)

The Guam Department of Homeland Security and Civil Defense reported that the U.S. Geological Survey recorded an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.9 that occurred 15 km north west of Agat at 10:11 a.m. ChST, with a depth of 121.6 km. There were no reports made to Guam 911 dispatch of damages or....

Tsunami threat recedes from huge volcanic eruption in the Pacific Ocean

2022-01-16T04:11+0100exbulletin (en)

Tonga’s meteorological services said a tsunami warning had been issued for all of the archipelago, and data from the Pacific Tsunami Center said waves of 80 centimeters (2.7 feet) were detected. Rachel Afiki Taumoibo, who chairs the New Zealand Tonga Business Council, said she hopes the relatively....

Tsunami threat recedes from Tonga eruption

2022-01-16T04:11+0100dailyadvertiser (en)

The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption has receded, while the extent of damage to Tonga remains unclear. Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place on Saturday evening, with a plume of ash, steam and gas rising like a mushroom above the blue Pacific waters.

Tsunami on the coast of the western United States was present after the eruption of an underwater volcano in Tonga

2022-01-16T04:11+0100archyde (en)

© Frederic J. Brown Waves from seven centimeters to one meter with 24 centimeters have been recorded on the coast of California. The west coast of the United States and Canada was hit by a tsunami that was caused by the eruption of an underwater volcano on the island of Tonga on Saturday.

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T04:10+0100ChinaPost (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption began to recede Sunday, while the extent of damage to Tonga remained unclear. Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place Saturday evening, with a plume of ash, steam and....

The West Coast is under a tsunami advisory. Here’s what that...

2022-01-16T04:10+0100truemedian (en)

A massive volcanic eruption sent tsunami waves into the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday. This led to and the According to the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, the Hawaiian islands have so far experienced only minor flooding from the event. While there are no catastrophic waves anticipated in the....

Massive Tonga volcano eruption felt around world, triggers tsunami

2022-01-16T04:09+0100scmp (en)

An image taken from footage by Japan’s Himawari-8 satellite shows the volcanic eruption in Tonga. Photo: AFP. Massive Tonga volcano eruption felt around world, triggers tsunami. Underwater volcano eruption in Tonga was equivalent to a 5.8 magnitude earthquake at zero depth; It triggered tsunami....

Volcano Eruption Caused 'Significant' Damage In Tonga: NZealand PM Ardern

2022-01-16T04:04+0100barrons (en)

Tonga's capital Nuku'alofa suffered "significant" damage in the powerful volcanic eruption which triggered a tsunami but there had been no reports of injury or death, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Sunday. "The tsunami has had a significant impact on the foreshore on the northern....

US: Officials issue tsunami warning in coastal areas of Calif., as of late Jan. 15

2022-01-16T04:03+0100garda-com (en)

Event. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) has issued a tsunami advisory, second-highest on a four-tier scale for parts of California coastline as of evening Jan. 15. Reports indicate that minor tsunamis are already occurring along the coast. Waves of upto 1 meter ( 3 feet) height are possible.

South America: Potential tsunami threat advisory issued for several South American countries following volcanic eruption in Tonga, Jan. 15

2022-01-16T04:03+0100garda-com (en)

Event. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) issued potential tsunami threat advisories for Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru evening Jan. 15, following the volcanic eruption at Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha'pai in Tonga. Reports indicate that a minor tsunami caused flooding in coastal areas of Peru, including Pisco.

AFP - Tonga-NZealand-volcano-tsunami

2022-01-16T04:03+0100nampa (en)

URGENT Volcano eruption caused 'significant' damage in Tonga: NZealand PM Ardern Wellington, Jan 16, 2022 (AFP) - Tonga's capital Nuku'alofa suffered "significant" damage in the powerful volcanic eruption which triggered a tsunami but there had been no reports of injury or death, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Sunday.

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T04:00+0100whig (en)

In this satellite image taken by Himawari-8, a Japanese weather satellite, and released by the agency, shows an undersea volcano eruption at the Pacific nation of Tonga Saturday, Jan. 15, 2022. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion near the Pacific nation of Tonga on Saturday, sending....

Watch: Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern addresses situation in Tonga following volcanic eruption, tsunami

2022-01-16T03:58+0100rnzi (en)

There are no official reports of injuries or deaths in Tonga, but communication with the island is very limited, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says. Communication with the island nation has been cut off since yesterday evening and members of the Tongan community in New Zealand are desperately awaiting news of their loved ones.

Tonga volcanic eruption: 'Too early to tell' - Jacinda Ardern on injuries, damage from disaster

2022-01-16T03:58+0100nzherald (en)

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said it's "too early to tell" whether anyone has lost their life in the volcanic eruption and tsunami that hit Tonga. A defence force plane is ready to fly out, and may leave tomorrow, and a New Zealand Navy vessel is on standby to provide assistance if required.

Tongan Olympian hasn't heard from family since volcanic eruption, tsunami

2022-01-16T03:58+0100nzherald (en)

Tongan Olympian Pita Taufatofua says he hasn't heard from his family following yesterday's violent volcanic eruption. Taufatofua became internationally famous after appearing in a traditional Tongan ta'ovala wrapped around his waist with his chest bared and oiled as Tonga's flagbearer in the 2016....

Volcano eruption triggers evacuation orders, metre-high waves in Japan TOKYO (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of Japanese citizens were advised to evacuate on Sunday as waves of more than a metre hit coastal areas, publi... 39m ago

2022-01-16T03:51+0100kelo (en)

TOKYO (Reuters) – Hundreds of thousands of Japanese citizens were advised to evacuate on Sunday as waves of more than a metre hit coastal areas, public broadcaster NHK reported, after the eruption of an underwater volcano off Tonga triggered tsunami warnings.

Aotearoa New Zealand stands ready to assist people of Tonga

2022-01-16T03:51+0100nationaltribune (en)

The thoughts of New Zealanders are with the people of Tonga following yesterday’s undersea volcanic eruption and subsequent tsunami waves, Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta says. “Damage assessments are under way and New Zealand has formally offered to provide assistance to Tonga,” said Nanaia Mahuta.

Tongan Olympian hasn't heard from family since volcanic eruption, tsunami 19 minutes ago

2022-01-16T03:51+0100newstalkzb (en)

Tongan Olympian Pita Taufatofua says he hasn't heard from his family following yesterday's violent volcanic eruption. Taufatofua became internationally famous after appearing in a traditional Tongan ta'ovala wrapped around his waist with his chest bared and oiled as Tonga's flagbearer in the 2016....

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano

2022-01-16T03:50+0100rappler (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand – Pacific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday, January 16, after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation.

Volcano eruption triggers evacuation orders, metre-high waves in Japan TOKYO (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of Japanese citizens were advised to evacuate on Sunday as waves of more than a metre hit coastal areas, publi... 38m ago

2022-01-16T03:48+0100wsau (en)

TOKYO (Reuters) – Hundreds of thousands of Japanese citizens were advised to evacuate on Sunday as waves of more than a metre hit coastal areas, public broadcaster NHK reported, after the eruption of an underwater volcano off Tonga triggered tsunami warnings.

Bay Area tsunami advisory: What do the different tsunami alerts mean? - Pacifica Tribune

2022-01-16T03:47+0100google-top-stories-innovatie (en)

There are various tsunami warning levels based on the danger to the public. The San Francisco Bay Area and West Coast are currently under a tsunami advisory. Here is what the National Weather Service says about the alerts: “Tsunami messages are issued by the tsunami warning centers to notify....

1945: Tsunami strikes Karachi coast, killing 4,000

2022-01-16T03:45+0100dawn (en)

Chief meteorologist Tauseef Alam should be commended for bringing to attention this major potential catastrophe facing Karachi. There are a lot of similarities between the Makran subduction region and the Cascadia subduction region, about 50 miles offshore from the US Northwest.

New Caledonians ordered to shelters in tsunami alert after big quake

2022-01-16T03:45+0100dawn (en)

A shallow and powerful 7.5-magnitude earthquake struck off New Caledonia on Wednesday prompting a tsunami alert and evacuations on the Pacific island, authorities said. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said that tsunami waves had been “observed” in the region but did not say where.

Volcano erupts in Pacific; US coast under tsunami advisory

2022-01-16T03:45+0100dawn (en)

A grab taken from footage recorded by Japan’s Himawari-8 satellite and released by the National Institute of Information and Communications, Japan, on Saturday shows the volcanic eruption that triggered a tsunami in Tonga. The eruption was so intense it was heard in Fiji, more than 800km away.—AFP.

Tsunami warning in Tonga, US West Coast after volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T03:44+0100dailytimesPK (en)

Frightened Tongans fled to higher ground Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption that triggered tsunami warnings across the South Pacific, including the entire US West Coast. The latest eruption of the Hunga Tonga-HungaHa’apai volcano came just a few hours after a separate Friday tsunami warning was lifted due to the eruption.

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano

2022-01-16T03:42+0100straitstimesSG (en)

WELLINGTON (REUTERS, XINHUA) - Pacific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday (Jan 16) after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and Internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation.

Family fear for fellow residents of tiny Tongan island of Nomuka

2022-01-16T03:41+0100radionz (en)

Dave Sheen is fearing for the lives of Nomuka villagers, who live in very "basic" housing. The highest point on the island is less than 40m above sea level, but there is a telecommunications tower there, and a home where people may have sheltered. Friends are house-sitting the Sheens' property that....

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T03:41+0100ksl (en)

Estimated read time: 6-7 minutes. WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption began to recede Sunday, while the extent of damage to Tonga remained unclear. Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place Saturday evening,....

Submarine volcano in Tonga erupts violently, Japan issues tsunami warning continuously

2022-01-16T03:41+0100archyde (en)

Tonga volcanic eruption formed a super mushroom cloud: causing many tsunamis and seawater pouring into houses. Undersea volcano in Tonga erupts violently, Japan issues tsunami warnings. Xinhua News Agency, Tokyo, January 16. The Japan Meteorological Agency issued a tsunami warning in the early....

Tonga eruption: US west coast tsunami warning, Hawaii floods

2022-01-16T03:41+0100archyde (en)

The eruption of an undersea volcano off an island in the South Pacific Ocean caused a tsunami on Saturday in the Tonga Islands, which reached Japan with 1:20 swells, Chile and the west coast of the United States also being placed on alert. • Read also: Stunning views from space showed the timing of....

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano

2022-01-16T03:41+0100archyde (en)

WELLINGTON, Jan 16 (Reuters) – Pacific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation.

New Zealand, California impacted by tsunami after violent volcano eruption off Tonga

2022-01-16T03:40+0100brisbanetimes (en)

On Sunday morning Australian time, photographs showed water inundating low-lying areas in Small Craft Harbor in Santa Cruz, California. Water from the tsunami was also seen receding in front of the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. The New York Times said early reports suggested that damage from the....

Tsunami threat recedes from Tonga eruption

2022-01-16T03:37+0100bordermail (en)

The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption has receded, while the extent of damage to Tonga remains unclear. Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place on Saturday evening, with a plume of ash, steam and gas rising like a mushroom above the blue Pacific waters.

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano

2022-01-16T03:37+0100gazette (en)

WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Pacific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation.

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T03:36+0100mercurynews (en)

By NICK PERRY. WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption began to recede Sunday, while the extent of damage to Tonga remained unclear. Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place Saturday evening, with a plume of....

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano

2022-01-16T03:32+0100saltwire (en)

WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Pacific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation.

The tsunami wave heights that hit Aussie shores

2022-01-16T03:32+0100westernadvocate (en)

The undersea earthquake which shook Tonga is more than 3700km from mainland Australia's east coast. Yet so significant was the eruption that the ripple effect did indeed hit Australian shores. Sea level gauges returned date on the wave heights generated by the tsunami and, of the Australian data, the impact on Norfolk Island was most significant.

TONGA-VOLCANO - Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption By Nick Perry

2022-01-16T03:32+0100nampa (en)

Contributed by NAMPA / PTI. Wellington, Jan 16 (AP) The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption began to recede Sunday, while the extent of damage to Tonga remained unclear. Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place Saturday evening, with a....

Family fear for fellow residents of tiny Tongan island of Nomuka

2022-01-16T03:28+0100rnz-co-nz (en)

Dave Sheen is fearing for the lives of Nomuka villagers, who live in very "basic" housing. The highest point on the island is less than 40m above sea level, but there is a telecommunications tower there, and a home where people may have sheltered. Friends are house-sitting the Sheens' property that....

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano

2022-01-16T03:26+0100euronews-en (en)

WELLINGTON – Pacific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation.

The tsunami wave heights that hit Aussie shores

2022-01-16T03:26+0100portstephensexaminer (en)

The undersea earthquake which shook Tonga is more than 3700km from mainland Australia's east coast. Yet so significant was the eruption that the ripple effect did indeed hit Australian shores. Sea level gauges returned date on the wave heights generated by the tsunami and, of the Australian data, the impact on Norfolk Island was most significant.

Tsunami threat recedes from Tonga eruption

2022-01-16T03:26+0100portstephensexaminer (en)

The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption has receded, while the extent of damage to Tonga remains unclear. Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place on Saturday evening, with a plume of ash, steam and gas rising like a mushroom above the blue Pacific waters.

Tonga volcano eruption triggers tsunami warnings in Japan, Pacific islands

2022-01-16T03:25+0100marianasvariety (en)

(Reuters) — An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted on Saturday, 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.

Eruption of submarine volcano in Tonga if it had an impact on Peru, recognizes the Indeci

2022-01-16T03:25+0100california18 (en)

The National Civil Defense Institute (Indeci) reported that, as a result of the volcanic eruption recorded at 00:27 hours on Saturday, January 15, with an epicenter in the sea, located 73 kilometers north of Nukualofa, Tonga, there were waves on the coast of the department of Ica.

California under tsunami advisory after volcanic eruption in Pacific Ocean

2022-01-16T03:23+0100wishtv (en)

(CNN) — An underwater volcano in the South Pacific erupted violently on Saturday, causing tsunamis to hit Hawaii, Japan, and Tonga’s largest island, Tongatapu — sending waves flooding into the capital. The Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai volcano , about 30 kilometers (18.

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T03:22+0100actionnewsjax (en)

New Zealand Tonga Volcano Eruption A couple look at a damaged boat in a marina at Tutukaka, New Zealand, Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022, after waves from a volcano eruption swept into the marina. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami....

Tsunami hits Tonga after giant underwater volcano erupts (video)

2022-01-16T03:21+0100thetimeshub (en)

The volcanic eruption was so powerful that it could be heard at a distance of 800 km. It was also captured by satellite. The subsequent tsunami flooded the islands of the country. Source: focus.ua. The island nation of Tonga was hit by a tsunami after the eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haapai volcano.

An Underwater Volcano off Tonga Erupted, Triggering a Tsunami Warning for Several South ... - Latest Tweet by Reuters

2022-01-16T03:20+0100latestly (en)

The latest Tweet by Reuters states, 'An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted, triggering a tsunami warning for several South Pacific island nations, with social-media footage showing waves crashing into homes ...' An underwater volcano off Tonga erupted, triggering a tsunami warning for several....

A Day After There Was No Report of Damage to the #California Coast by #tsunami Triggered ... - Latest Tweet by IANS India

2022-01-16T03:20+0100latestly (en)

The latest Tweet by IANS India states, 'A day after there was no report of damage to the #California coast by #tsunami triggered due to an undersea volcano that erupted in #Tonga.' A day after there was no report of damage to the coast by #tsunami triggered due to an undersea volcano that erupted....

Tonga volcano eruption triggers tsunami warnings in Japan, Pacific islands Reuters

2022-01-16T03:20+0100AsiaOne (en)

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....

Volcano eruption triggers evacuation orders, metre-high waves in Japan

2022-01-16T03:19+0100economictimes (en)

Around 230,000 people were advised to evacuate across eight prefectures due to the tsunami risk, NHK reported. The alert included areas hit by the deadly 2011 tsunami. AP Newport Beach Police Department vehicles are parked on the beach in Newport Beach, Calif., early Saturday, after a tsunami advisory was issued for Hawaii and the U.

Watch: Volcano erupts in Pacific and triggers tsunami advisory

2022-01-16T03:19+0100economictimes (en)

An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground.

Four-foot waves spark coastal flooding as tsunami strikes California and warning is issued

2022-01-16T03:18+0100dailymail (en)

In Tonga, a Twitter user identified as Dr. Faka'iloatonga Taumoefolau posted video showing waves crashing ashore. 'Can literally hear the volcano eruption, sounds pretty violent,' he wrote, adding in a later post: 'Raining ash and tiny pebbles, darkness blanketing the sky.

JAPAN AIRLINES CO., LTD. Volcano eruption triggers evacuation orders, metre-high waves in Japan

2022-01-16T03:17+01004-traders (en)

TOKYO (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of Japanese citizens were advised to evacuate on Sunday as waves of more than a metre hit coastal areas, public broadcaster NHK reported, after the eruption of an underwater volcano off Tonga triggered tsunami warnings.

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T03:16+0100startribune (en)

Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place Saturday evening, with a plume of ash, steam and gas rising like a mushroom above the blue Pacific waters. A sonic boom could be heard as far away as Alaska. In nearby Tonga it sent tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground.

Volcano erupts in Pacific, tsunami waves reach Nawiliwili harbor

2022-01-16T03:15+0100thegardenisland (en)

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. The eruption cut the internet to Tonga, leaving friends and family members around the world on....

Russia, Japan issue tsunami warnings after Tonga volcano eruption

2022-01-16T03:15+0100uniindia (en)

Moscow, Jan 15 (UNI/Sputnik) Tsunami warnings were issued on Saturday for Russia’s Kuril Islands and Japan after a massive undersea volcanic eruption in the island country of Tonga caused a wave surge in the Pacific. The Russian emergency authorities in the Pacific coast district of Sakhalin told....

Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano

2022-01-16T03:10+0100metro-us (en)

WELLINGTON (Reuters) -Pacific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation.

Ecuador issues tsunami warning after eruption of undersea volcano in Tonga

2022-01-16T03:08+0100china.org.cn (en)

QUITO, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- The Ecuadorian Navy Oceanographic Institute (INOCAR) on Saturday issued a "tsunami warning" to Puerto Ayora, the largest town in central Galapagos Islands, some 1,000 km west from continental Ecuador, due to the eruption of an undersea volcano in Tonga in the South Pacific.

UPDATE 1-Concerns mount for Tonga after tsunami triggered by underwater volcano

2022-01-16T03:08+0100en-finance-yahoo (en)

(Adds NZ foreign ministry, Red Cross comments) WELLINGTON, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Pacific nations and humanitarian groups struggled to establish communications with Tonga on Sunday after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption cut telephone and internet connections, raising concerns for the tiny island nation.

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T03:05+0100wftv (en)

New Zealand Tonga Volcano Eruption A couple look at a damaged boat in a marina at Tutukaka, New Zealand, Sunday, Jan. 16, 2022, after waves from a volcano eruption swept into the marina. An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending tsunami....

Volcano triggers Tonga tsunami, alerts from Japan to US

2022-01-16T03:04+0100koreatimes (en)

An underwater volcano in the South Pacific erupted Saturday with a stunning blast, sending tsunami waves onto nearby Tonga and to the north in Japan, with warnings of dangerous ocean surges issued as far away as the US West Coast. Dramatic satellite images showed the long, rumbling eruption of the....

Australia issues tsunami warning after Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T03:04+0100xinhuanet-english (en)

CANBERRA, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- A tsunami warning has been issued for Australia's east coast after a massive underwater volcanic eruption off the coast of Tonga. In a statement published on Saturday night, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) issued a marine threat warning for parts of New South Wales,....

Concern for 8000 people living on Ha'apai group of islands in Tonga

2022-01-16T03:04+0100newsnow-co-uk (en)

“That’s our biggest concern right now,” he said. “Whether people are safe ... the toxic fumes, breathing difficulties.” Lua said people on Tonga were terrified throughout the night, with no idea of what was happening and if the volcano would erupt again or they faced more tsunamis.

Tsunami threat recedes from huge Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T03:03+0100eastbaytimes (en)

By NICK PERRY. WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption began to recede Sunday, while the extent of damage to Tonga remained unclear. Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place Saturday evening, with a plume of....

California’s 5 most deadly, devastating tsunamis

2022-01-16T03:03+0100eastbaytimes (en)

FILE – In this March 11, 2011 file photo, boats collide with one another after a Tsunami surge of water swept through a boat basin in Crescent City, Calif. Since the tidal gauge was installed in the boat basin in 1934, this small port on California’s rugged northern coast has been hit by 34 tsunamis.

Pacific tsunami warning: US urges people to get away from the shore after undersea volcano erupts near Tonga

2022-01-16T03:01+0100bristolpost (en)

A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii and the US Pacific coast. There were no reports of injuries or the extent of the damage as communications with the country remained cut off hours after the eruption. In Hawaii, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre reported waves slamming ashore, from a foot....

Ecuador issues tsunami warning after eruption of undersea volcano in Tonga

2022-01-16T03:01+0100nampa (en)

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua. QUITO, Jan. 15 (Xinhua) -- The Ecuadorian Navy Oceanographic Institute (INOCAR) on Saturday issued a "tsunami warning" to Puerto Ayora, the largest town in central Galapagos Islands, some 1,000 km west from continental Ecuador, due to the eruption of an undersea volcano in Tonga in the South Pacific.

Australia issues tsunami warning after Pacific volcanic eruption

2022-01-16T03:01+0100nampa (en)

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua. CANBERRA, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- A tsunami warning has been issued for Australia's east coast after a massive underwater volcanic eruption off the coast of Tonga. In a statement published on Saturday night, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) issued a marine threat warning....

Hawke's Bay: Boaties, beach goers asked to stay out of the water until Wednesday

2022-01-16T02:58+0100nzherald (en)

The public and boaties are being warned to stay out of the water and away from beaches across Hawke's Bay until Wednesday, as the region faces the potential double whammy of tsunami and cyclone after effects. The Hawke's Bay Civil Defence Emergency Management Group (HBCDEM) issued the advisory on....

Volcanic eruption: Warning Tonga's air 'toxic'; no reports of deaths following tsunami

2022-01-16T02:58+0100nzherald (en)

The first news is beginning to filter out of Tonga following the violent eruption of an underground volcano 65km north of the capital Nuku'alofa. Last night's eruption sent ash and steam spewing into the sky while sonic booms have been reportedly heard as far away as Alaska.

Updates from New Zealand and the Pacific after Tonga tsunami and eruption

2022-01-16T02:54+0100samoanews (en)

Wellington, NEW ZEALAND — Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern will hold a media conference this afternoon to address New Zealand's response to the crisis in Tonga. In a post on her Facebook page, Ardern said images of the volcanic eruption were "hugely concerning".

Volcano triggers Tonga tsunami, alerts from Japan to US

2022-01-16T02:53+0100thesundaily (en)

NUKU’ALOFA: An underwater volcano in the South Pacific erupted yesterday with a stunning blast, sending tsunami waves onto nearby Tonga and to the north in Japan, with warnings of dangerous ocean surges issued as far away as the US West Coast. Dramatic satellite images showed the long, rumbling....

'Heartbroken' Tongans wait for news from family after eruption, tsunami

2022-01-16T02:52+0100Stuff (en)

Ofa Fisiikava faces an anxious wait to hear how his grandmother and aunties fared in Tonga’s eruption and tsunami. “We haven’t heard from them, because there are no networks,” said the 36-year-old Hamilton resident. “But it’s really terrible at the moment. I am just hoping my family is alright.

Tsunami advisory rescinded for B.C. coast after Tonga volcano eruption 35531 Read

2022-01-16T02:51+0100cknw (en)

A tsunami advisory forBritish Columbia’s coast was partially rescinded on Saturday afternoon, following the violent eruption of an underwater volcano near the Tonga Islands. The advisory, which was not an formal tsunami warning to evacuate coastal areas, initially covered four zones. Shortly before 1 p.

California’s 5 most deadly, devastating tsunamis

2022-01-16T02:51+0100mercurynews (en)

FILE – In this March 11, 2011 file photo, boats collide with one another after a Tsunami surge of water swept through a boat basin in Crescent City, Calif. Since the tidal gauge was installed in the boat basin in 1934, this small port on California’s rugged northern coast has been hit by 34 tsunamis.

Tsunami warnings for NSW

2022-01-16T02:51+0100nationaltribune (en)

As a result of an eruption of HUNGA TONGA-HUNGA HA’APA in the Tongan Islands at 3.10pm AEDT Saturday 15 January 2022, the Bureau of Meteorology issued a Marine Tsunami Warning for the N