A new warning for British tourists visiting the Bulgarian resort of Sunny Beach was issued late last week. The FCO announced and increase in the number of muggings and other crimes along the coastal resort area on the Black Sea.
A magnitude 6.0 earthquake hit Lixourion, Greece today with light to moderate to strong ground shake effects.
This morning an earthquake of a magnitude of 7.8 struck 83 kilometers East of Khash, Iran just before 11.00 UTC time. According to the report from the ÙSGS, the PAGER level of this event was Orange, which indicates severe damage and loss of life.
A travel alert from Latvia, over 500 people are left stranded in the Gulf Of Riga on two ice flows that separated from the mainland off the Vakarbulli coast. Emergency crews are now attempting to rescue those marooned on the ice.
One of the most rare astronomical events will occur tomorrow in New Zealand, North Australia and parts of Indonesia. A total solar eclipse is expected over Northern Australia Wednesday 14 November.
A tsunami watch has gone into effect for the entire Indian Ocean after a massive magnitude 8.7 earthquake occurred 270 miles Southwest of Banda Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center issued the tsunami warning at 0845 local time, with predicted landing times for various regions should a tsunami occur.
In the light of the events, it is advisable that you cancel, or postpone your visit to London till the riots subside, or at least avoid the affected areas.
And in case you thought your nightmare vacation was the worst you ever heard of, when Selsdon Travel, aka Dreamticket, shut its doors the other day, and hundreds of UK travelers found themselves stranded at destinations across the Middle, East, Africa, and on Islands in the Indian Ocean.
The Guardian News Datablog has come up with an interesting way to display travel warnings issued by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), using Google’s Fusion Tables. “The world according to Britain’s diplomats” gives you a visual picture of the world’s most troubling travel hotspots, at least according to the UK government. The most dangerous […]
A deadly earthquake has stunned the people of New Zealand leaving in its wake at least 65 dead and many more injured or in a state of upheaval. The 6.3 magnitude quake caused the city of Christchurch to shudder violently, and even dislodged a massive chunk of glacial ice.