Cyclone kills eight in Vanuatu

” Aurelia Balpe, Fiji-based head of delegation for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in the Pacific, confirmed that eight people were killed due to cyclone Pam, Xinhua reported.”

Suva(NERVE) – At least eight people were killed in Vanuatu due to cyclone, an official said on Sunday.

Aurelia Balpe, Fiji-based head of delegation for the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies in the Pacific, confirmed that eight people were killed due to cyclone Pam, Xinhua reported.

Cyclone Pam generated gusts of up to 330 km per hour, and the gales extended some 380 km from the storm centre.