Cyclone devastates South Pacific islands of Vanuatu Allest 44 People Died
The officials reported, cyclone ‘Pam’, which considered one of the most powerful hurricanes ever recorded in the Pacific Ocean, widely destruction came out at island nation of Vanuatu early hours on Saturday. The storm destroyed many homes, pulled up trees and became the cause of about 44 people.
The eight deaths have confirmed by aid officials till now in the result of heavy storm, though the other report which published by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, tells 44 killings but unconfirmed in northeastern islands, Vanuatu.
However, the officials have been warned that the death to may rise soon as the cyclone is traveling with averaged 168 miles per hour, with gust of airs about 210 miles per hour, the United Nation office reported.
It was also mentioned in accounts that the severe gusts of storm had passed over islands which struck thousands homes and now to hit home to the capital, Port Vila island of Efate.
The place is situated near a quarter of the way from Australia to Hawaii, nearly 267,000 (Vanuatu’s population) have spread over 65 islands and more than 46,000 number of people are living in the capital.
U.N. children’s fund UNICEF Spokesperson– Alice Clements told media that after watching the intensity of the ‘Pam’ it felt that end of the world comes near, a sound as a bomb blasted in the mid of the town but there is no water at all there.
The Australian described they are ready to provide all kind of help to victims as well UN also to launch relief operation.
The Head of the Pacific Office at UNOCHA, Sune Gudnitz said in report that it is expecting widespread destruction and death toll may higher in next days, so there is not anything confirm yet.