National weather: Thursday 27 August
Cloudy with light rain and showers over southern and parts of central islands while partly cloudy with isolated showers possible elsewhere.
The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-Hazards Department says light, moderate to fresh east and southeast winds expected over the group.
Maximum temperatures for today range from 27 degrees Celsius down south to 30 degrees Celsius up north.
Minimum temperatures for tonight range from 21 degrees Celsius down south to 24 degrees Celsius up north.
For ocean waters, east-southeast winds of 21 to 25 knots with rough seas to 2.5 meters over all coastal waters. Poor visibility expected over parts of central, channel and southern waters.