No reports of injuries or deaths in Tonga yet, New Zealand’s Ardern says

This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below. Author of the article: Article content WELLINGTON — New Zealand’s Prime Minister said on Sunday that there were no official reports of injuries or deaths in Tonga as yet after a Pacific island nation was hit by a tsunami triggered by a massive undersea…
No reports of injuries or deaths in Tonga yet, New Zealand’s Ardern says

Author of the article:

Article content

WELLINGTON — New Zealand’s Prime Minister said on Sunday that there were no official reports of injuries or deaths in Tonga as yet after a Pacific island nation was hit by a tsunami triggered by a massive undersea volcanic eruption.

Jacinda Ardern however said communications with Tonga were still limited as the eruption cut off the internet and phone lines to the whole country. Several coastal areas of Tonga were still uncontactable, Ardern said at a news conference.

(Reporting by Praveen Menon; Editing by Simon Cameron-Moore)

Article content

Financial Post Top Stories

Sign up to receive the daily top stories from the Financial Post, a division of Postmedia Network Inc.

By clicking on the sign up button you consent to receive the above newsletter from Postmedia Network Inc. You may unsubscribe any time by clicking on the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our emails. Postmedia Network Inc. | 365 Bloor Street East, Toronto, Ontario, M4W 3L4 | 416-383-2300

Read More

Total
0
Shares
Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Related Posts
Bond Traders Primed for Wild Swings With Inflation, War in Focus
Read More

Bond Traders Primed for Wild Swings With Inflation, War in Focus

Author of the article: Bloomberg News Michael MacKenzie (Bloomberg) — After a tumultuous week of big yield swings and heightened volatility in the U.S. Treasury market, investors are bracing for another hot inflation report, while the war in Ukraine increasingly casts a pall over Europe and the global economy. Russia’s Feb. 24 invasion of Ukraine…
U.S. energy chief says oil reserve is a tool to meet short-term supply crunch
Read More

U.S. energy chief says oil reserve is a tool to meet short-term supply crunch

Author of the article: WASHINGTON — The U.S. emergency oil reserve is a tool available to Washington to address unusual short-term mismatches between oil supply and demand as the Biden administration looks to move to less volatile energy sources, U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm told Reuters on Tuesday. “It’s good to know that it’s available…