Tsunami hits Tonga after underwater volcanic eruption

(THE GUARDIAN) – 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. The eruption at 0410 GMT on Friday of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai underwater volcano, located about 65km (40 miles) north of Tonga’s … Continue reading Tsunami hits Tonga after underwater volcanic eruption