Wellington, January 20, 2022,
The volcanic eruption on the island of Tonga in the Pacific has affected more than one million people from Cho’s ash. Surveillance aircraft from New Zealand and Australia are closely monitoring the situation as the island of Tonga remains cut off from the world. It is one of the most powerful volcanic eruptions of the last 100 years. According to the US Geological Survey, it is the most powerful since the 1983 Krakatoa eruption in Indonesia. However, the epicenter of the earthquake was reported to be below the bottom of the Pacific Ocean; No tsunami warning was issued. The epicenter of the earthquake was reported to be beneath the floor of the Pacific Ocean; No tsunami warning was issued.
According to a scientist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, the explosion was estimated at 10 megatons of TNT. New Zealand and Australia have stepped up rescue operations. First of all, attention is being given to providing basic necessities to the people, due to lack of clean drinking water, water has also been sent. According to the Foreign Minister of New Zealand, the C-130 Hercules Army Goods aircraft took off with water containers, tent material, sanitation kits and communication equipment.
A Navy ship is also reaching 25 lakh liters of drinking water. Australia sent a C-17 Globemaster plane with humanitarian aid, according to the United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross, the tsunami that hit three islands in Tonga. Hundreds of people have become homeless and so far a total of 3 people have died.
The Tongan government is deciding what kind of help is needed. Even small islands around the world have not been affected by the corona virus, but Tonga remains corona free so far. Help is being offered from different parts of the world in this corona free island of the world. The Tongan government worries that goats will be killed when camels are being slaughtered. Kovid-17 does not want to invite help. Anyone who comes to Tonga for help is bound to go through a quarantine period.