Travel Alerts

Japan: Earthquake

6 September 2018 – A magnitude 6.6 earthquake occurred in the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido at 6.07am Thursday 6 September 2018 (NZST).

Japan: Typhoon Jebi

5 September 2018 – Typhoon Jebi is projected to pass through Japan as a Category 2 typhoon around 5 September 2018.

Hawaii: Hurricane Lane

23 August 2018 – Hurricane Lane is projected to pass near Hawaii on Friday 24 August as a category 3 hurricane.

Japan: Typhoon Shanshan

9 August 2018 – Strong winds and rain are occurring in Japan and Typhoon Shanshan is expected to make landfall later this week.

Indonesia: Earthquake

6 August 2018 – A magnitude 7 earthquake occurred in eastern Lombok at 11.46pm Sunday 5 August (NZST).

Greece: Wildfires

31 July 2018 - Major wildfires are currently impacting parts of Greece and a state of emergency has been declared in the Attica region around Athens.

Indonesia: Earthquake

30 July 2018 – A magnitude 6.4 earthquake occurred on the Indonesian island of Lombok at 12pm Sunday 29 July 2018 (NZST).

Vanuatu: Manaro Voui Volcano

30 July 2018 - The Government of Vanuatu has issued a state of emergency and ordered the immediate compulsory evacuation of the population of Ambae to the neighbouring island of Maewo.

Japan, Taiwan & China: Typhoon Maria

11 July 2018 - Typhoon Maria has made landfall in Japan as a Category 5 storm causing extensive flooding and landslides across the country. In some areas people have been evacuated and many are without power or homes.

Bali Volcano: MT AGUNG

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.