A weather and climate expert in Vanuatu says its likely, a tropical depression can develop by the end of next month.
Mr Robson Tigona made this prediction through Radio Vanuatu's Vanuatu laef program show yesterday morning.
He reminded everyone that January and February are critical months for formation of cyclones.
Mr Tigona encourages people throughout the country,  to always follow the weather advice given by the Meteo Department.