Wednesday, May 18

Great devastation on Tonga – News (Echo)

Listen: Great devastation on Tonga

  • The situation is still unclear in the island nation of Tonga in the Pacific Ocean after the great volcanic eruption on 15 January. The cable that connects Tonga to the outside world has been torn off and will take several weeks to repair.

  • At the same time, satellite images are showing great destruction on several islands.

  • According to the UN agency WHO, many people are missing, in addition to the four who were confirmed dead, and at least 50 houses have been completely destroyed.

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