Volcanic eruption in the Mediterranean near Tonga; Seawater entering the city – a chance for a tsunami
A tsunami alert has been issued for the island of Tonga following a volcanic eruption.
Tonga is an island nation in the Pacific Ocean. There are various islands in this country with a population of about one lakh people. A tsunami alert has been issued in Tonga as a volcanic eruption begins. Residents of homes near the Tongan coast have been advised to move to safer areas as a new tsunami alert is issued. Asked to go to higher ground.
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At around 3.10am, a 1.2-meter tsunami struck the capital, Nuku’aloba, 20 minutes after a volcanic eruption off the AEDT volcanic island of Hanga-Tonga-Hunga-Hapai. This caused seawater to seep into buildings, including churches in residential areas.
The video of the waves flowing aggressively on social websites is going viral. Tsunami analyst Andrew Kissing said: “More volcanic eruptions are taking place near the sea.
Similarly, satellite images of volcanic eruptions in the Mediterranean and smoke rising from the air are also going viral.
Source : WWW.PUTHIYATHALAIMURAI.COM