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Volcano eruption causes major destruction, tsunami

Posted On: Jan. 17, 2022 10:37 AM CST

A massive volcano erupted on Jan. 15 in Tonga, triggering a tsunami that flooded Pacific coastlines and caused significant damage to capital Nuku'alofa, NDTV reported citing AFP. A 1.2-meter wave swept ashore in the capital with residents fleeing to higher ground, leaving behind flooded buildings.