Tonga issues tsunami warning after underwater volcano erupts

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The peaceful nation of Tonga issued a tsunami warning on Saturday after an underwater volcano erupted.

Video posted on social media showed large waves crashing into coastal areas.

The Tonga Meteorological Service said a tsunami warning has been issued for the whole of Tonga.

Saturday’s eruption was the latest in a series of spectacular eruptions from the Hunga Tonga Hunga Ha’apai volcano.

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