19 Feb 2019

Dateline Pacific morning edition for 19 February 2019

From , 5:05 am on 19 February 2019

The scale of damage starts to emerge in Vanuatu and Solomon Islands, after Cyclone Oma lingers; for the rest of the Pacific, above average rainfall - or droughts - are predicted for the coming months; Solomon Islands readies for the first elections in the post-RAMSI era; Solomon Islands have forfeited their sport in the under 17 Football World Cup after fielding an over age player; and, a tense election recount gets underway amid tight security in Papua New Guinea.