Southwesterly 15/20 knots, reaching up to 25 knots in the far east early in the morning. Winds easing to 10/15 knots offshore during the afternoon. Seas: 1/2 metres, decreasing to 1 metre during the afternoon. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, increasing to 1.5/2 metres in the far east. Outlook Wednesday: Variable about 10 knots. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly around 1 metre, increasing to 1/2 metres in the east. Outlook Thursday: Variable about 10 knots becoming easterly 10/15 knots during the afternoon then tending northeasterly during the evening. Seas: Below 1 metre. Swell: Southerly 1/1.5 metres, decreasing to around 1 metre during the afternoon.Issued Tue 05:10 EST
23:48 EST The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has begun a cash-for-work scheme to provide immediate assistance for people worst-affected by Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu.