2018-01-08: According to reports from Monday (08 January) Portuguese man o' war jellyfish are currently affecting beaches in Guam. Guam Department of Agriculture said it was also expecting increased numbers of jellyfish near Guam's beaches. Especially affected are the northern and eastern shores of the island, from Ritidian to Ipan.
Travellers were warned not to go near the jellyfish in the water or when they wash up on shore.
On Tuesday (15 August) authorities have issued a warning against a increasing plague of horseshoe whip snakes in north-eastern Majorca, Spain. The snakes are non-venomous but can react aggressive when cornered. The snake can be identified by its light horseshoe-shaped mark on the neck and back of head.
Travellers are advised to exercise caution and to follow instructions from authorities.