7 Feb 2012

Vanuatu braces for Cyclone Jasmine

8:48 pm on 7 February 2012

Vanuatu's Meteorological Service is issuing warnings for Tropical Cyclone Jasmine which is heading towards the country.

Today Jasmine was upgraded to a category three cyclone and is expected to bring gale force winds and heavy rain to parts of the country overnight.

The Met Service says Shefa Province may experience destructive storm force winds while Tafea Province could also have destructive winds during the night.