The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs' regional branch in the Asia-Pacific citing a situation report from the UN Country Team in Papua New Guinea on Sunday said that so far at least four deaths and four other injuries have been reported.
Among the fatalities were one in the Rai Coast district of the Madang province, and three in the town of Wau of the Morobe province. All were buried in landslides.
Some other people in Morobe were injured due to falling structures or debris, and there was damage reported to health centers, homes, rural roads and highways, according to the provincial disaster management center.
The regional power grid, Internet cables, and the regional highway were damaged, but regional commercial airports have remained in operation, said the report.