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Central Pacific's Yap state braces for Typhoon Maysak

Updated 31 March 2015, 18:01 AEDT

Remote island communities in the Federated States of Micronesia are bracing for the arrival of Typhoon Maysak, which is expected to strengthen into a super typhoon before it passes over Fais and Ulithi in Yap state in a few hours time.

Challenge for Vanuatu's champion volleyball team

Updated 31 March 2015, 9:39 AEDT

Vanuatu's champion beach volleyball team hasn't been left unscathed from Cyclone Pam.

Rabaul resident flees hotel, holds onto tree as M7.5 quake hits PNG

Updated 30 March 2015, 18:05 AEDT

Papua New Guinea's islands region is used to earthquakes but this morning an unusually large quake struck between East New Britain and New Ireland.

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