Ash hindrance as tsunami threat recedes
Manchester Evening News|January 17, 2022
THE tsunami threat around the Pacific from a huge undersea volcanic eruption has begun to recede but a massive ash cloud covering the tiny island nation of Tonga prevented surveillance flights from assessing the extent of the damage.

Satellite images showed the spectacular eruption that took place on Saturday evening, with a plume of ash, steam and gas rising like a mushroom above the blue Pacific waters.

A sonic boom could be heard as far away as Alaska.

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