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Tonga issues tsunami warning after undersea volcano erupts
The Pacific nation of Tonga has issued a tsunami warning after an undersea volcano erupted
By NICK PERRY Associated Press
January 15, 2022, 6:58 AM
• 1 min read
WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The Pacific nation of Tonga issued a tsunami warning Saturday after an undersea volcano erupted.
Video posted to social media showed large waves washing ashore in coastal areas.
The Tonga Meteorological Services said a tsunami warning had been put in force for all of Tonga.
The eruption Saturday was the latest in a series of spectacular eruptions from the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai volcano.
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