Tonga Tsunami

News 21.01.2022

Till a few weeks ago, few knew where Tonga is. A remote Pacific island close to New Zealand, it has today suffered a double whammy. Notably a tsunami, that has struck 17 years after the eruption in the Indian Ocean, and the simultaneous eruption of a volcano.Rescue teams have been sent to some of the outlying islands, including one where all the houses were destroyed and another where just two homes remain. There have been three deaths in the disaster ~ ~ two Tonga nationals and a woman from Britain. (Read More)

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