Tonga Struggles with Ash, Psychological Trauma After Eruption and Tsunami

Tonga Struggles with Ash, Psychological Trauma After Eruption and Tsunami

Families have stopped children playing outside as Tonga struggles to deal with ash and the psychological fallout of last week’s volcanic eruption and tsunami, aid workers and residents said. Communication with the outside world remained difficult on Sunday, with few internet services, and outlying islands still cut off from the phone service. The Red Cross […]

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Tonga Devastation After Underwater Volcanic Eruption Revealed By Satellite Images

Tonga Devastation After Underwater Volcanic Eruption Revealed By Satellite Images

The island nation is also facing a loss of power, phone lines and Internet connectivity which has made it difficult for aid agencies. (Photo: Twitter/@pattrn) The first images coming out of the island nation offer a glimpse into the extent of damage that occurred in Tonga. The massive underwater volcanic eruption rocked the island nation […]

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'Thought Bombs Were Exploding': Tongans Flee Tsunami After Powerful Volcanic Eruption

‘Thought Bombs Were Exploding’: Tongans Flee Tsunami After Powerful Volcanic Eruption

Frightened Tongans fled to the higher ground Saturday after a massive volcanic eruption — heard in neighbouring countries — triggered tsunami warnings across the South Pacific. “A 1.2-metre tsunami wave has been observed at Nuku’alofa,” Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology tweeted. The latest eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano came just a few hours after […]

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Tonga Volcano Eruption: Satellites Capture Huge Plume Of Smoke, Sonic Booms Heard Across New Zealand

Tonga Volcano Eruption: Satellites Capture Huge Plume Of Smoke, Sonic Booms Heard Across New Zealand

The US Stormwatch shared a tweet where a satellite captured the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcanic eruption (Image: US Stormwatch/Twitter) Tongan news agencies and weather agencies which monitor volcanic activity witnessed activity in the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano since Jan 3 News18.com Last Updated:January 15, 2022, 13:26 IST FOLLOW US ON: A major eruption of the […]

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