"at Least nine people have been killed in Papua New Guinea, according to a spokesperson for the local authorities. The island nation has in recent weeks been hit by floods and heavy rain. Many people here have had their houses demolished or to be without access to clean drinking water."
"Since december, the country's southern coast have been hard-pressed by storms and large amounts of rain have fallen. The water level is at several places high in the rivers, which made several bridges unusable."
"In the vicinity of the capital, Port Moresby stated that people affected by the floods. Three people are also missing since they went out to sea from the main island of Manus in a smaller craft at the end of december."
"Vädermyndigheterna is now warning that further rain is to be expected."