Scene of devastation in Vanuatu
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Vanuatu president: Cyclone Pam is 'a monster'

The President of Vanuatu, Baldwin Lonsdale, has described Cyclone Pam, which has devastated his country, as a "monster".

Mr Lonsdale confirmed he had declared a state of emergency in the island nation.

He explained that there were still significant problems with telecommunications but they were working on getting it back up and running.

  • 15 Mar 2015
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