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29 Jan 2022
After the first aid flights reached Tonga with more en route, the remote Pacific island nation, home to about 100,000 people, grapples with the aftermath of an underwater volcanic eruption and tsunami.
19 Jan 2022
A massive volcanic eruption in Tonga that triggered tsunami waves around the Pacific caused significant damage to the island nation's capital and smothered it in dust. Yet some internet users shared false images of the natural catastrophe. Why? We take a look at why fake footage frequently circulates on social media in the aftermath of extreme weather events and other catastrophes.
17 Apr 2021
A thick layer of ash covered parts of St. Vincent after the Caribbean island's only active volcano erupted after decades of inactivity. Power and water outages have been reported across the island.
27 Mar 2021
A volcano in southwest Iceland has erupted — as anticipated following thousands of smaller earthquakes in the area in recent weeks.
6 Mar 2021
Locals near the erupting Mount Sinabung volcano clean buildings and vehicles as a spectacular column of ash and smoke is blown thousands of metres into the sky.
23 Dec 2018
A deadly tsunami following a volcanic eruption has killed at least 222 people around Indonesia's Sunda Strait, between the islands of Java and Sumatra. Authorities say the death toll is likely to rise.

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