23 April 2019 – At least 290 people have been killed and others have been seriously injured in a coordinated series of suicide bombing attacks at churches and hotels in Colombo, Negombo and Batticaloa, Sri Lanka, from 3.15pm on Sunday 21 April (NZST).
16 March 2019 – At least 49 people have been killed and others have been seriously injured in a terrorist attack at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, on Friday 15 March (NZST). Schools and business were in lockdown for several hours and the outcomes of the situation continue to evolve. The New Zealand police and defence force are working together to provide additional support for the region.
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26 November 2018 – A storm bringing strong winds and heavy snow has grounded hundreds of flights in the US Midwest and closed major highways. A blizzard warning is in effect for areas in Kansas, Nebraska, Missouri, Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.
16 November 2018 – Malaysia-based airline AirAsia have announced it will no longer fly between Auckland and the Gold Coast from 11 February 2019. Services will be reduced to four times per week from 29 January 2019.
4 July 2018 - There has been a marked increase in seismic activity from Mt Agung Volcano in Bali, Indonesia. Eruptions occurred in late June and early July 2018, and the potential for further activity remains.