Update 2020-02-04: Due to the persistent bad weather conditions, the evacuation of the tourists stranded in Milford Sound cannot start until Wednesday (05 February). Many roads in the region remain closed due to the damage caused by flash floods.
2019-08-05: On Sunday (04 August), nine people were killed in a flash flood after heavy rains in Hubei province. The incident occurred around 06:40 p.m. (local time) in the village of Duobi Gorge in Hefeng County. Four people are missing.
Travellers are advised to inform themselves via local media and authorities about the current situation on site, to follow instructions from authorities, to exercise high caution near mountainsides and rivers, as well as to avoid damaged buildings, bridges, and roads.
2019-04-09: On Tuesday (09 April) there were flash floods after heavy rainfalls in the city of Rio de Janeiro. Multiple roads have been flooded. Particularly affected are the southern districts of Copacobana, Ipanema and Leblon as well as several favelas. Several people have died and at least one person is still missing. There have also been power outages in some parts of the city.