Aid teams report devastation and death after Vanuatu cyclone

March 15, 2015 11:54 PM

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Aid teams report devastation and death after Vanuatu cyclone

WELLINGTON (Reuters) - The first reports from the outer islands of Vanuatu on Monday painted a picture of utter destruction after a monster cyclone tore through the Pacific island nation.

Authorities in the South Pacific nation were struggling to establish contact with the islands that bore the brunt of Cyclone Pam's winds of more than 300 kph (185 mph), which flattened buildings, smashed boats and washed away roads and bridges as it struck late on Friday and into Saturday.

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