Tonga volcano eruption: What we know so far

The eruption of an underwater volcano has triggered a tsunami and blanketed the Pacific island of Tonga with ash.

The internet and phone lines have been down since the eruption, leaving the 105,000 residents on the islands virtually uncontactable.

Sky News science and technology editor Tom Clarke explains what we know so far about the underwater volcano eruption near Tonga.

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