Lonely Planet Writer

Tropical cyclone Pam heading for Vanuatu and Fiji

Port Vila, Vanuatu.
Port Vila, Vanuatu. Image by Phillip Capper / CC BY 2.0

A large tropical cyclone is forming in the South Pacific 200kms northeast of Temotu province and moving southeast. Vanuatu and Fiji have issued cyclone warnings as the storm gathers strength. Some forecasting models have predicted that Pam could become a super cyclone. Major cruise line operators, including Royal Viking, have shortened or moved planned cruise voyages this week. Read more: stuff.co.nz