Update 2019-04-24: According to reports from Wednesday (24 April), at least 50 people were killed due to flooding and mudslides. Hundreds were displaced. At least three people were killed in flooding in Eastern Cape Province.
2019-04-17: On Tuesday (16 April), at least 25 people were killed in unseasonal rain and dust storms in the states of Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh und Manipur.
Local traffic disruptions are to be expected, floods and landslides remain possible in the coming days. Travellers should exercise heightened caution, especially near rivers, the sea and mountainslopes and follow instructions by authorities
2019-04-02: On Saturday (30 March), dozens of families became homeless after a storm destroyed buildings in Budaka District.
Traffic disruptions are to be expected, floods and landslides are possible. Travellers should exercise heightened caution, especially near rivers and mountainslopes, and follow instructions by authorities.
Update 2019-03-04: According to media reports at least 22 people were killed and dozens more were injured by tornadoes in the state of Alabama on Sunday (03 March). In addition, the state of Georgia was hit by dozens of tornadoes, which led to massive damage, especially in the community of Beauregard.
Update 2019-01-23: According to current media reports, at least eight people were killed and thousands were forced to leave their homes due to the heavy rainfall. Overnight Wednesday (22/23 January, local time), the rains caused flooding in dozens of villages in nine southern districts and parts of the provincial capital of Makassar. According to disaster control, at least five people were killed in district of Jeneponto and at least three others were killed in Gowa District. At least four others are missing. According to the authorities, the number of missing persons may rise.
2019-01-22: Due to heavy rainfall and snow showers since Sunday (20 January), landslides and avalanches have occurred in the north of the country. Hundreds of people in the mountains are currently cut off from the outside world. According to the authorities, the main connection between Pakistan and China is blocked in several places. In a suburb of Abottabad on Tuesday morning (22 January, local time) at least three people were killed in a landslide. Rescue measures to free tourists trapped in the snow are in progress.
Update 2019-01-10 (2): Since Thursday (10.01.) around 10:15 a.m. (local time) a state of emergency has been declared for the villages of Markt Berchtesgaden, Bischofswiesen, Markt Marktschellenberg, Ramsau b. Berchtesgaden, Schönau a. Königssee and Teisendorf in the southern part of the district of Berchtesgaden. Multiple roads have become blocked by snowfall. Some of the affected villages can only be reached by military vehicles. The roofs of multiple buildings threaten to collapse under the weight of the snow.
2018-11-27: The Portuguese meteorological service issued a warning on Tuesday (27 November) for the islands of the Azores against high waves, which can hit land with up to 12 metres (peaking at 21 metres). The warning applies particularly to the islands of Flores and Corvo, but the remaining islands of the Azores may also be affected.
Local traffic disruptions and floods are possible. Travellers in the affected areas should exercise high caution, especially near the sea, and follow instructions of local authorities.
Kuwait International Airport
Update 2018-11-15: The rainfalls of the last few days caused flooding of multiple roads and damaged bridges throughout the country. The Kuwait International Airport of the capital Kuwait City had to be closed completely. Arriving flights were diverted to airports in neighbouring countries. One person was killed in the floods.
2018-10-15: From Sunday to Monday (14/15 October), south-western parts of France will be affected by storm Leslie. An orange alert has been issued for four departments: Aude, Hérault, Pyrénées-Orientales, and Tarn. Strong winds, thunderstorms, and heavy rains are to be expected.
(Air) traffic disruptions are to be expected, floods and landslides are possible. Travellers should exercise heightened caution, especially near rivers and mountainsides, and follow instructions by authorities.