2017-04-04: The US American National Weather Service warns of possible storm in several states until at least Friday (07 April). A heightened danger of storm exists on Tuesday (04 April) and Wednesday (05 April) in Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Mississippi and Alabama states. From Wednesday (05 April) to Thursday (06 April) there is a high risk of storm in Alabama, Florida, South Carolina and Georgia, as well as a heightened risk in Tennessee and Ohio. On Thursday (06 April) and Friday (07 April) a heightened risk of storm also exists in Virginia and North Carolina.
2017-03-20: At least 20 people were killed and several others injured in a major storm near the Ghanaian Kintampo waterfalls, which are very popular with tourists, on Sunday (19 March). The waterfalls are located in the centre of the country in the Brong-Ahafo region.
Travellers are advised to exercise caution and to follow instructions by local authorities.
2017-03-07: According to media reports from Monday evening (06 March, local time) a strong storm in the west, south and in the centre of France led to massive restrictions in public life. More than 600,000 households had no power supply. In the department of Dordogne a car driver was killed, and in the French Alps a truck driver was killed by the severe weather. In the town of Brive-la-Gaillarde, in the department of Corrèze, in the south-west of the country, at least five people, and in the municipality of Carhaix-Plouguer, in Brittany, at least three people were killed.
Update 2017-03-08: According to media reports from Tuesday evening (07 March, local time), at least three people were killed by the cyclone Enawo. Hundreds of people lost their homes and accommodations.
Further traffic disruptions are to be expected. Landslides and floods remain possible. Travellers are advised to exercise elevated caution near mountainsides and rivers.
2017-01-02: The US national weather service has issued a warning against severe weather due to an enhanced risk of storm on Monday (02 January) and Tuesday (03 January). The storm may affect parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, as well as southern Alabama and western Florida. Heavy rainfalls and strong winds are possible.
Traffic disruptions are to be expected, floods and landslides are possible. Travellers should exercise heightened caution, especially near rivers and mountain slopes, and follow instructions by authorities.
2016-10-27: According to forecasts heavy rainfalls and floods are possible in most parts of the country on Thursday (27 October). Heavy rainfalls have already caused floods in the western and central parts of the country since Monday (24 October). At least one person was killed in Bandung on the island of Java.
(Air) traffic disruptions are to be expected, floods and landslides are possible. Travellers should exercise heightened caution, especially near rivers and mountain slopes, and follow instructions by authorities.