6 Mar 2023

Vanuatu in ruins after double cyclone smash

From Morning Report, 6:38 am on 6 March 2023

After two severe cyclones in two days parts of Vanuatu have been left in ruins.

Cyclone Judy hit first as a category four, then Kevin slammed in as a category three, intensifying to a category four and then reaching five over open water.

Lydia Lewis has been covering the developments.

Australia, France and New Zealand have sent aid. Cyclone Kevin is now a category 2 system and is not forecast to reach New Zealand. It passed to the south of Tonga overnight.