WATCH: Tonga Volcano Satellite Video and Photos Goes Viral On Social Media: On Saturday, 15th January 2022, satellite imagery captured an astonishing moment in an underwater volcano that erupted off. This eruption has happened on the coast of Tonga, triggering a tsunami warning for many South Pacific island nations including the whole United States West Coast. As per the reports, Anxious Tongans run away to higher ground after the huge volcanic eruption. The latest eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha-apai volcano appears just a few hours after a separate Friday, 14th January 2022 tsunami warning was lifted because of the eruption. Climactic photos from space viewed the moment the eruption sent a thick cloud of smoke and ash into the air and agitations throughout the surrounding sea. Follow More Update On GetIndiaNews.com
Tonga Volcano Satellite Video
The Bureau of Meteorology of Australia stated a tsunami wave measuring 1.2 meters (4 feet) had been noticed at Nuku’alofa which is the capital of Tonga. Mere Taufa stated that she was in her home getting ready for dinner when he heard the sound of the volcano eruption. Taufa informed the Stuff news website that “It was huge, the ground shook, out home was shaking. It came in waves. My younger sibling thought bombs were blowing up nearby.”
She stated that the water filled their house minutes later and she watched the wall of a neighboring home collapse. “We just knew straight away that was a tsunami. Just water effusive into our house. You could just hear people shouting everywhere, natives shouting for safety, for everyone to get to higher ground.”
Tupou VI, The King of Tonga was reported to have been removed from the Royal Palace in Nuku’alofa and taken by cops convoy to a villa well far away from the coastline. At first, the eruption lasted at least 8 minutes and sent plumes of ash, smoke, and gas numerous kilometers into the air. Inhabitants in coastal areas were requested to move towards the higher ground for safety purposes.
Tonga Volcano Satellite Captures Photos
Officials in Suva stated that “The eruption was so intense it was listened as “loud thunder sounds” in Fiji above than 800 kilometers (500 miles) away.” The officials Fijan warned inhabitants to cover water collection tanks by keeping in mind acidic rainfall.
On Friday, 14th January 2022, Victorina Kioa of the Tonga Public Service Commission said that individuals should “keep away from areas” of warning which are low-lying reefs, beaches, and coastal areas. Taaniela Kula, The head of Tonga Geological Services requested individuals to stay inside their houses, wear a mask if they were outside, and cover rainwater harvesting systems and rainwater reservoirs.