Tonga points tsunami warning after undersea volcano erupts


WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The Pacific nation of Tonga issued a tsunami warning Saturday after an undersea volcano erupted.

Video posted to social media confirmed giant waves washing ashore in coastal areas.

The Tonga Meteorological Companies mentioned a tsunami warning had been put into effect for all of Tonga.

The eruption Saturday was the most recent in a collection of spectacular eruptions from the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai volcano.

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