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Dramatic footage of tsunami hitting the Pacific island of Tonga after a giant underwater volcano erupted

22 hours ago   |   By Business Insider

This picture taken on December 21, 2021 shows white gaseous clouds rising from the Hunga Ha'apai eruption seen from the Patangata coastline near Tongan capital Nuku'alofa. - A huge dust cloud spewed out when a volcano erupted in Tonga this week could result in showers of acid rain across the Pacific kingdom, emergency authorities have warned. MARY LYN FONUA/AFP via Getty Images
An underwater volcanic eruption has led to tsunami warnings being issued to the people of Tonga.
Tonga's capital, Nukuʻalofa, lies 40 miles north of the volcano.
Residents are being encouraged to move to higher...
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