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Snow settles in southeastern Australia

14:28 EST

A burst of wintry weather brought snow to parts of Tasmania, Victoria and NSW on the weekend, with some of Australia's ski resorts seeing their first dusting of the season.

Coronavirus distancing measures lifted as Cyclone Harold lashes Vanuatu

11:43 EST

Tens of thousands of people across Vanuatu are bunkering down as a powerful category five cyclone moves slowly across the Pacific island nation.

Cyclone Harold bears down on Vanuatu, predicted to bring winds of 215kph

03:42 EST

Disaster officials in Vanuatu are urging communities, many of them in remote locations, to shelter as a category five tropical cyclone rapidly approaches the island nation.