2016-09-01: Hurricane Lester developed over the North Pacific and is forecast to hit the islands of Hawaii overnight Saturday (02/03 September, local time). Beforehand, heavy rainfalls are to be expected, which may cause floods, flash floods and landslides. Due to high winds, storm damage is possible in the areas directly affected by the tropical storm. (Air-)Traffic disruptions are to be expected. Travellers are advised to exercise elevated caution near mountainsides and rivers.