2020-03-29: According to reports from Sunday (29 March), at least two people were injured in rocket attacks on several cities, including the state capital. On Saturday (28 March) several rockets were intercepted over the capital Riyadh and in the border town of Jizan in the region of the same name in the south of the country. The injuries were caused by falling fragments of the rockets.
2020-03-28: According to media reports there was an explosion on Saturday (28 March) at about 01:00 a.m. (local time) in the Ilu Abo town of the city of Akure, which destroyed the connecting road between Akure and Owo. So far there are no reports of deaths or injuries, but a high number of injured is feared.
Local traffic disruptions are possible. Travellers should exercise caution and follow instructions by security forces. Punch NG
2020-03-23: According to reports from Monday (23 March), there are currently skirmishes between security forces and criminals who have taken a military base in Mocímboa da Praia. The attacks began early in the morning (local time). In the meantime, the attackers have erected barricades at the entrances to the town and are engaged in gunfight with the security forces who are trying to liberate the town again.
Tübingen, 02 March 2020 - Use extended until the end of the month: Even after the cancellation of the world's largest travel trade fair, crisis early warning expert A3M is still offering free use of its Global Monitoring app. With this app, users can now even receive free push messages on important updates regarding the corona virus until 31 March 2020. The company originally announced the free service a few days ago for the duration of ITB Berlin.
2020-03-05: On Thursday morning (05 March, 07:30 a.m. local time), the locomotive of the Strasbourg-Paris TGV derailed in Ingenheim (Bas-Rhin department), approximately 30 kilometres north-west of Strasbourg. The conductor and 20 others were injured.
Local traffic disruptions are possible. Travellers are advised to avoid the scene of the accident and follow instructions by security forces.
2020-03-04: According to reports from Wednesday (04 March), several Portuguese man o' wars have been sighted on the Spanish islands of Tenerife and Gran Canaria in the last few days. Especially beaches in the north of the islands seem to be affected.
Contact with the animals can cause severe pain and in some cases cardiovascular failure. If contact does occur, the tentacles should be rinsed with salt water or removed with tweezers.