• Tsunami waves from Tonga arrive in California

    13 days ago - By RT

    A massive underwater volcanic eruption in the South Pacific caused flooding in the US
    A tsunami warning was put into effect for the US West Coast, Alaska, and Hawaii on Saturday, after a volcano erupted in the South Pacific near the island of Tonga. Videos of the ensuant flooding have been posted on social media.
    “A tsunami is occurring,” the US National Weather Service announced, after tidal waves hit Tonga.
    Officials in California told those near coastal areas to move to higher ground, although they said the waves were not expected to reach more than two feet. Residents were warned that...
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  • West Coast Under Tsunami Advisory After Underwater Volcano Eruptions Near Tonga

    West Coast Under Tsunami Advisory After Underwater Volcano Eruptions Near Tonga

    13 days ago - By Slate

    A tsunami wave hit Tonga but it was difficult to assess the extent of the damage due to a near-total blackout of power, phone lines, and internet services.
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  • Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

    13 days ago - By Boston Herald

    By NICK PERRY
    WELLINGTON, New Zealand - An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground. A tsunami advisory was in effect for Hawaii, Alaska and the U.S. Pacific coast.
    There were no immediate reports of injuries or on the extent of the damage because all internet connectivity with Tonga was lost at about 6:40 p.m. local time, said Doug Madory, director of internet analysis for the network intelligence firm Kentik.
    Tonga gets its internet via an undersea...
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  • Tsunami advisory in effect for US West Coast after underwater volcano explodes in South Pacific

    13 days ago - By ABC

    An undersea volcano erupted near the island of Tonga, prompting a tsunami advisory for Hawaii, California, Oregon, Washington and Hawaii.
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  • What Is a Tsunami Advisory and How Is It Different to a Tsunami Warning?

    13 days ago - By Newsweek

    National Weather Services issued an advisory for coastal regions of the West Coast of the United States and Canada after an underwater volcano erupted near Tonga.
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  • Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast including San Francisco Bay Area under tsunami advisory

    13 days ago - By ABC

    A tsunami advisory has been issued for the west coast, including right here in the Bay Area.
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  • Tsunami Advisory Issued For West Coast, Hawaii And Alaska After Volcano Erupts Off Tonga

    13 days ago - By Forbes

    A tsunami reportedly caused waves to flood into Tonga's capital and sent residents rushing to higher ground after the eruption of an undersea volcano.
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  • Japan issues tsunami warning after major volcanic eruption

    Japan issues tsunami warning after major volcanic eruption

    13 days ago - By RT

    The tsunami follows a major eruption from an underwater volcano 65km south of the island nation of Tonga
    A tsunami warning has been issued for Japan's entire east coast, as well as the southern Amami island and the Takara island chain.
    A tsunami triggered by the undersea volcanic eruption has already hit the Pacific nation of Tonga and prompted multiple other nations to issue warnings, including the United States and Japan.
    The eruption was so big it was seen from space .
    Residents were warned to evacuate from coastal and riverside areas and seek higher ground for the early hours of...
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  • Tsunami advisory prompts closure of OC beaches after undersea volcano erupts in South Pacific

    13 days ago - By ABC

    All Orange County beaches were ordered closed Saturday morning after an underwater volcano erupted near the island nation of Tonga in the South Pacific.
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  • 1-2 foot tsunami waves expected on Central Coast following Tongan volcano eruption

    1-2 foot tsunami waves expected on Central Coast following Tongan volcano eruption

    13 days ago - By KCRA

    A volcano that erupted underwater near the South Pacific island of Tonga is expected to send small waves to the Central Coast on Saturday morning.
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  • West Coast under tsunami advisory after undersea volcano erupts in the Pacific

    West Coast under tsunami advisory after undersea volcano erupts in the Pacific

    13 days ago - By KCRA

    The Matangi Tonga news site reported that satellite images show a plume of ash 3 miles wide, along with steam and gas rising up into the air to about 12 miles.
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  • Tsunami advisory for entire West Coast after underwater volcano erupts near Tonga

    13 days ago - By The Real Deal New York

    Residents of the Hawaii and the Pacific coast of the United States are waking up to a Tsunami advisory after an underwater volcano erupted off the coast of the Polynesian Kingdom of Tonga. CNN is reporting a tsunami advisory is in effect Saturday morning for the states of California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska, according to the NWS National Tsunami Warning Center in Palmer, Alaska. The Center's tsunami warning coordinator, Dave Snider, told CNN, the wave
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