At least three people have died and many were injured after a volcanic eruption and tsunami destroyed an entire village on Tonga's Mango island, the government reports.
Volcanic eruption has cut communication with the Pacific island nation of Tonga as New Zealand and Australia sent military surveillance flights to assess the damage .
South Pacific archipelago remains largely cut off from the world several days after eruption on an uninhabited volcanic island cut its main undersea communications cable.
Defending Japanese champion Naomi Osaka has beaten Colombian rival Camila Osorio with 6-3, 6-3 and reached the second round of the Australian Open.
The tsunami waves crossed the Pacific, drowning two people in Peru and causing minor damage from New Zealand to Santa Cruz, California.
With the men's world number one Novak Djokovic flying home after being denied entry to defend his title, the tournament remains wide open with Rafael Nadal, Alexander Zverev, Daniil Medvedev and Stefanos Tsitsipas all in contention.
Darwin-based monitoring station reports another eruption, three days after eruption of an underwater volcano triggered a tsunami and blanketed the Pacific island with ash.
Pacific nations and aid agencies begin coordinating relief efforts in Tonga after a tsunami triggered by a massive volcanic eruption rocked the tiny island nation, causing significant damage.
The decision likely means that Djokovic, who is not vaccinated against Covid-19, will remain in detention in Melbourne until he is deported.
The Internet connection has been cut in Tonga where tsunami waves crushed across the shore and people rushed to higher ground.
The hearing will decide whether the Australian Open's top seed and defending champion can retain his title and become the first male player in history to win 21 Grand Slams.
The eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai underwater volcano, located about 65 kilometres north of Nuku'alofa, caused a 1.2 metre tsunami.
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