TROPICAL cyclones are frequent in the south-west Pacific between November and April, with an average of ten a year. They are born near the equator and scythe southward.

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Under threat from rising sea levels and tsunamis, the authorities of a provincial capital in the Solomon Islands have decided to relocate from a small island in the first such case in the Pacific i

An earthquake measuring 6.1 magnitude struck off the Solomon Islands on Monday, around 90 km (55 miles) south of the city of Kira-Kira, the United States Geological Survey reported.

The quake was centered 100 km (60 miles) south of Kira Kira on the island of Makira at a depth of 29 km (18 miles), according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Forty people are missing and 49,000 homeless after entire communities washed away following heavy rains

A strong 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the Solomon Islands on Friday, the US Geological Survey said, but there was no immediate tsunami warning issued.

An earthquake with a preliminary 7.1 magnitude struck 270 miles (435 km) east of Kira Kira on the Solomon Islands on Friday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

Two 1.5-metre-high waves damage property and leave several people missing, presumed dead