'Positive Sei’ bringing hope to homes on the airwaves

Tonga was still picking up the pieces after the Hunga volcanic eruption and tsunami waves when the pandemic reached its shores. The volcano’s ashfall had damaged roads, polluted water and destroyed crops. The tsunami waves battered homes and strewn…

Agriculture recovery information sheets distributed to Tongans and regionally after calamitous eruption

The massive eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’aipi volcano in January 2022 has devastated communities and will have far-reaching effects on Tonga agriculture. SPC’s Land Resources Division (LRD) has responded by consulting its agriculture and soil…

In the aftermath of Tonga's Hunga volcano eruption: A PW Podcast

S04-E01: In the aftermath of Tonga's Hunga volcano eruption On Saturday 15 January 2022, the Hunga volcano erupted sending a plume of ash and volcanic gas 30 kilometers into the atmosphere and generating tsunami waves across the Pacific. The full impact…

Tsunami wave heights generated by the Hunga volcano eruption across the Pacific

Tsunami wave heights generated by the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai eruption across the Pacific We have all seen stunning reports and images from the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai volcanic eruption in Tonga.  The Tsunami waves generated on Saturday were recorded…

A once in a 1000-year eruption

On Saturday 15 January 2022, the Hunga volcano erupted sending a plume of ash and volcanic gas 30 kilometers into the atmosphere and generating tsunami waves across the Pacific. The full impact of this eruption is still being assessed, but the greatest…
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