Category - Travel Alerts

28
Sep

Caribbean: Tropical Storm Matthew

Tropical Storm Matthew Becomes 13th Named Storm of the Atlantic Hurricane Season; Warnings Issued in Windward IslandsTropical Storm Matthew has formed near the Windward Islands.   Matthew is producing locally heavy rain and strong winds in parts of the Lesser Antilles.   It, then, will threaten parts of the Caribbean Sea as a hurricane this […]

28
Sep

China: Typhoon Megi

Typhoon Megi kills 5, injures over 600 in Taiwan and eastern China More than 600 people were injured and five were killed after once-Typhoon Megi roared across Taiwan and eastern China. Megi made landfall in central Fujian, near the city of Putian, early Wednesday morning local time. The system has since weakened to a tropical […]

27
Sep

Indonesia: volcano

Mount Barujari in West Nusa Teggara province of central Indonesia erupted on Tuesday, with ashes potentially enveloping a nearby city and disturbing international flight, a disaster agency spokesman told Xinhua.   The ash tends to spread to southwest of the crater and fall down on the provincial capital of Mataram city and hamper flight at […]

27
Sep

India: West Bengal on high alert after arrest of 6 terrorists

West Bengal on high alert after arrest of six terrorists Quick Reaction Team officers, police, snipers and combat vehicles being deployed in Kolkata ahead of Durga Puja   Kolkata: Following the arrest of six top Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) activists, including four wanted in the 2014 Khagragarh blast case in Burdwan district, West Bengal is on […]

26
Sep

Congo: Kinshasa: advisory

Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa) Risk level: Avoid non-essential travel (with regional advisories) Updated on 2016-09-26 15:58:49 Latest update: The Safety and security tab was updated – demonstrations: Demonstrations related to the electoral process are occurring with increased frequency in Kinshasa and in other large cities. These demonstrations can be organised very suddenly and can […]

26
Sep

Turkey: Adana: terrorist threats against US branded hotels

U.S. hotels in Adana, Turkey, could be targets of attacks -U.S. consulate The U.S. Consulate in Adana, Turkey, warned Americans on Monday that it had received specific and credible threats of potential terrorist activity targeting U.S.-branded hotels in Adana.   “U.S. citizens in Adana are advised to exercise caution when patronizing these establishments,” the consulate […]