A tsunami warning is in effect for Hawaii and other states on the Pacific coast of the United States, after a Undersea volcano to erupt near the nation of Tonga.
This Saturday’s eruption caused tsunami waves that impacted the coasts of the western US. and forced people to move to higher ground.
Tongan King Tupou VI had to leave the Royal Palace after the flood reached the capital, RNZ reported, citing local media.
The authorities transferred the monarch to a villa in Mata Ki Eua.
Warning for California includes the entire coast from the border with Mexico
According to the National Weather Service, tsunami warning is in effect for California and includes the entire coast from the Mexican border to the Oregon border. This impacts the San Francisco Bay.
The Oregon coast is also under a warning, as is the outer coast of Washington, up to Slip Point, the coast of the Columbia River estuary.
The coast of British Columbia, Canada, would be another of the possibly affected areas.
Similarly, residents of the interior and exterior coast of southeastern Alaska, from the British Columbia border to Cape Fairweather, should take precautions; as well as the coast of southern Alaska and the Alaska Peninsula, from Cape Fairweather to Unimak Pass.
In Hawaii, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center reported waves ranging from one foot in Nawiliwili, Kauai, to 2.7 feet in Hanalei.
News in development.