Extraordinary weather causing disasters, PNG PM says

By Renju Jose and Kirsty Needham
Updated May 29 2024 - 9:30pm, first published 9:24pm
Concerns about disease are rising as villagers continue their search in the rubble in Enga. (HANDOUT/INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR MIGRATION (IOM))
Concerns about disease are rising as villagers continue their search in the rubble in Enga. (HANDOUT/INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR MIGRATION (IOM))

Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape has blamed "extraordinary rainfall" and changes to weather patterns for multiple disasters in the Pacific Island nation, including a landslide that might have killed thousands.

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