23 Mar 2004

Tropical depression moves away from Vanuatu

8:49 am on 23 March 2004

The Vanuatu Met Service says a tropical depression that has brought heavy rain to central Vanuatu is moving away from the country.

Its director, Jotham Napat, says the system is south-southwest of Aneityum Island and moving southeastwards from Vanuatu.

The Met Service warns of rough to very rough seas.

On Sunday, Efate had a record 138.5 mm of rain.