22 Feb 2006

Vanuatu forecasters keep watch on potential cyclone to east

3:35 pm on 22 February 2006

Forecasters in Vanuatu are keeping a close watch on a potential tropical cyclone to the east of the island chain.

The weak depression is moving slowly south east and the chances of it developing into a cyclone are low.

Rain, with isolated heavy falls will continue to affect the Vanuatu group.

Flooding is possible over low lying areas.

Seas are rough over all open waters with moderate to heavy southeasterly swells.