The Pacific country of Tonga has been hit by huge Tsunami waves following a massive volcanic eruption. 

Videos showed water washing through a church and homes. 

Many in the country said that ash was falling over the capital – Nuku’alofa. 

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“Raining ash and tiny pebbles, darkness blanketing the sky,” said a twitter user. 

An undersea volcano erupted on Saturday, sending large waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher grounds. 

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Authorities in nearby Fiji has also issued a Tsunami warning, asking people to stay away from shoreline. 

“Can literally hear the volcano eruption, sounds pretty violent,” a Twitter user wrote. 

Tonga’s Hunga Tonga volcano just had one of the most violent volcano eruptions ever captured on satellite. 


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