Category five storm threatens Vanuatu

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Vanuatu cycloneSuva (Fiji): Tropical Cyclone Pam with windspeed expected to go beyond 275 km/h is expected to turn into a category 5 storm and hit at least a million people with its core around the South pacific island of Vanuatu tonight.

The forecast is that the storm could leave devastating impact through torrential rain, flash flood and landslides.

UN emergency supplies have been put on standby and more than 250,000 people living in the danger area have been warned.