Tonga begins receiving aid after devastation from eruption and tsunami

Tonga begins receiving aid after devastation from eruption and tsunami

The first emergency supply plane arrived at Tonga this Thursday, five days after a devastating volcanic eruption and tsunami, as scattered communities awaited the arrival of a ship carrying equipment to increase the supply of drinking water. A Royal Air Force C-130 Hercules New Zealand landed at the International Airport Fua’amotu from the South Pacific … Read more

Why it is difficult to send aid to Tonga after volcanic eruption

Why it is difficult to send aid to Tonga after volcanic eruption

It is a remote group of islands in the South Pacific now covered in volcanic ash and cut off from the rest of the world. That’s what’s making it difficult for aid to reach Tonga, following Saturday’s volcanic eruption and tsunami. The explosion of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano triggered a tsunami across the Pacific … Read more

From green to sad gray. Before and after the volcanic eruption and tsunami in Tonga

From green to sad gray.  Before and after the volcanic eruption and tsunami in Tonga

Tonga.- Since last week, the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcano recorded activity, but it was not until last Saturday, January 15, when a large explosion occurred in the submarine volcano, located in the South Pacific, which managed to be heard even in US territory. The great detonation in the submarine volcano also caused waves that exceeded … Read more

Scientists say Tonga eruption will damage environment for years

Scientists say Tonga eruption will damage environment for years

the huge volcanic eruption in the Pacific island nation of Tonga could cause lasting damage to coral reefs, erode coastlines and disrupt fisheries, warned scientists who study satellite images. Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai, an undersea volcano, erupted on Saturday, prompting tsunami warnings in the Pacific. In the first official update, the Tongan government said on Tuesday … Read more

Photos: Tonga volcano that triggered tsunami disappears after violent eruption

Photos: Tonga volcano that triggered tsunami disappears after violent eruption

Before the loud explosion, two surviving portions were much larger. Photo: Donald Tong/Pexels Satellite images show that the Tonga volcano whose violent eruption caused a tsunami in the Pacific Ocean has practically disappeared after the explosion recorded on Saturdayone of the most powerful in three decades. Recent photographs of the United Nations Satellite Center (UNOSAT) … Read more

Where is? Tonga volcano island almost completely disappeared after eruption

Where is?  Tonga volcano island almost completely disappeared after eruption

The island of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha´apai volcano disappeared almost entirely after violent eruption of January 15 which generated a gigantic mushroom of steam, gas and ash. This strip of land that arose in the middle of Polynesia, created by the eruption in December 2005, no longer exists. This information can be verified by comparing … Read more

There is a possibility of more! Death reported by volcano eruption and tsunami in Tonga

There is a possibility of more!  Death reported by volcano eruption and tsunami in Tonga

Sydney.- Tonga confirmed its first death from the eruption on Tuesday of an underwater volcano last Saturday, one of the most violent in the last 30 years in the world and that was followed by a tsunami, amid difficulties assessing damage in that remote South Pacific island nation. Tonga’s High Commissioner in Canberra, Curtis Tu’ihalangingie, … Read more

Tonga asks for “immediate help” after volcanic eruption and tsunami

Tonga asks for “immediate help” after volcanic eruption and tsunami

Tonga is asking for “immediate help”, in urgent need of fresh water and food, while assessing the damage caused by the eruption Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai Saturday. The volcano exploded in a massive eruption on Saturday, said to be the largest since Pinatubo in the Philippines in 1991, causing a tsunami and covered the Pacific island nation in … Read more

Second “major eruption” reported in the underwater volcano Hunga Tonga

Second “major eruption” reported in the underwater volcano Hunga Tonga

No casualties have been reported from this second eruption of the volcano. Photo: Geological Survey of Tonga / Courtesy Tonight there was a second “major” eruption at Hunga Tonga volcano, according to an alert from Australia’s Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre. At the moment no victims of this second eruption have been reported, however, evacuation … Read more

They detect another “major eruption” of the Tonga volcano

They detect another “major eruption” of the Tonga volcano

Another “major eruption” has been detected in the Tonga volcano, a Darwin Island-based volcanic monitoring station reported Monday morning, two days after the massive eruption that produced waves of tsunami in the South Pacific. The latest eruption was recorded at 10:10 p.m. GMT on Sunday, according to an alert issued by the Darwin Volcanic Ash … Read more

Attention! They detect another large volcanic eruption in Tonga

Attention! They detect another large volcanic eruption in Tonga

Tonga.- This Sunday afternoon, January 16, there was a large volcanic eruption in tonga, This was reported by the monitoring station based in Darwin, Australia, just a few days after that same submarine volcano named Hungarian Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai eruption affecting the whole world. According to an alert Darwin Volcanic Ash Advisory Center, the last eruption … Read more