019-03-28: On Thursday (28 March), the Icelandic air line WOW AIR with headquarters in Reykjavík and base at Keflavík International Airport announced the end of its operations. All WOW AIR flights have been cancelled.
Passengers travelling with WOW AIR are advised to contact their airline or tour operator about the current flight status in advance to their journey to the airport. AFP, WOW AIR
2019-03-26: According to reports from Tuesday (26 March), forest fires have broken out in several areas in the north of the country. In Esposende, several schools have been evacuated and several roads have been closed. Near the town of Oliveira de Azemeis, around 300 firefighters are battling a forest fire. The continuing dry weather is not expected to change in the coming days.
Update 2019-03-25: According to current reports, armed clashes between members of the Taliban and security forces erupted in the city of Kunduz overnight Saturday (22/23 March, local time). Multiple civilians were killed in an airstrike in connection to the fighting. Further armed clashes are possible. AFP
2019-03-24: On Sunday (24 March), Zimbabwean authorities evacuated the inhabitants of Chimanimani village in Manicaland province from a possible dam breach in Vumba. According to reports, floods caused by the cyclone Idai weakened the dam. More than 1,000 families are therefore in danger.
Local traffic disruptions are to be expected. Travellers should exercise caution and follow instructions by authorities. dpa
2019-03-23: According to reports from Saturday (23 March), multiple people were injured in violent clashes between farmers and security forces in La Apartada. Die farmers had blocked a road.
Heightened security measures and operations of security forces are to be expected. Violent clashes between protesters and security forces are possible. Travellers are advised to exercise caution, to strictly avoid demonstrations, road blockades, large gatherings, and deployments of security forces, and to follow instructions from security forces.
Massive floods following tropical storm "Idai" have wreaked havoc in Mozambique. The government of the Southeast African country has declared a state of emergency and, starting today, Wednesday, has imposed a three-day national mourning to commemorate the victims of the natural disaster. Hundreds of thousands of Mozambicans are homeless and many areas are cut off from the outside world.