Travel Alerts

Indonesia, Sulawesi: Earthquake and tsunami

1 October 2018 – A magnitude 7.5 earthquake has hit the Indonesian island of Sulawesi triggering a tsunami and multiple aftershocks. At least 832 people have died and many are still reported missing.

Japan: Typhoon Trami

1 October 2018 – Typhoon Trami is currently making landfall in Japan as a Category 3 Typhoon. It brings heavy rain, storm surges and strong winds to mainland Japan and evacuation orders have been made in some areas of southern and western Japan.

Philippines & Taiwan: Typhoon Mangkhut

11 September 2018 – Typhoon Mangkhut is currently making its way towards the Philippines and potentially Taiwan bringing heavy rain, thunderstorms and strong winds.

USA: Hurricane Florence

11 September 2018 – Hurricane Florence is heading towards the South-East coast of the United States and is predicted to make landfall as a Category 4 hurricane.

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.