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Alerts November 26, 2015


US State Department has issued a worldwide travel alert.


UNITED KINGDOM - TRANSPORTATION - Birmingham - Up to 200 passengers were evacuated after a fire broke out on a train near Lapworth. The lines have reopened but the delays could last until mid-afternoon. Details   

UNITED KINGDOM - PROTEST - Thousands of people are expected to gather in cities across the UK to protest against government plans to launch a bombing campaign in Syria. Details   
UNITED KINGDOM - AIRPORT - London - UPDATE- Traffic is still affected and passengers are advised to allow extra time to get to Heathrow. Five environmental activists have been arrested. Details   
SOUTH AFRICA - HEALTH - Pretoria - Pretoria could have an outbreak of viral meningitis after 21 suspected cases were reported from a single private hospital. Details   
VENEZUELA - SHOOTING - Altagracia De Orituco - A regional opposition leader has been shot dead at a campaign rally less than two weeks before parliamentary elections. Details   
KENYA - HEALTH - Mombasa - Two people have died and seven hospitalised following a cholera outbreak in Mwakirunge, Mombasa county. Details   
UNITED KINGDOM - AIRPORT - London - Climate change protesters have blocked the road tunnel at Heathrow Airport and locked themselves to a van. Details   
ARGENTINA - AIRPORT - American Airlines has stopped taking Argentine pesos as payment for tickets. Customers must use foreign credit cards or dollars or other foreign currencies. Details   
IRELAND - SECURITY - Feeny - A security alert is continuing into a third day in County Londonderry after a bomb was found on a country road. The area remains cordoned off. Details   
THAILAND - HEALTH - Thailand health officials reported an additional 5,000 dengue fever cases during the past week. Details   
FRANCE - HEALTH - The Ministry of Agriculture announced the confirmation of highly pathogenic avian influenza H5N1 in chickens in southwestern France. Details   


HEALTH EBOLA TRAVEL ALERTS - Details; CDC - Details; WHO - Details;

ACTIVE VOLCANOES - GRENADA - Underwater Kick 'em Jenny; ECUADOR - Cotopaxi; INDONESIA - Mt. Raung, Mt. Sinabung, Mount.Gamalama; ALASKA - Shishaldin; CHILE - Calbuco, Lascar; HAWAII - Kilauea; JAPAN - Mt. Shindake, Mt. Hakoneyama, Mt. Aso; MEXICO - Colima, Popocatepetl; PERU - Ubinas; Details;

TSUNAMI WARNINGS & WATCHES - None at this time; Details; Details; Details

TROPICAL STORMS, HURRICANES & CYCLONES- Tropical Storm Sandra - Southern tip of Baja California; Typhoon In-Fa - Philippines; Tropical Storm Annabelle - Indian Ocean;Details; Details; Details;

EARTHQUAKES - Iran, Papua New Guinea, Brazil ; Details


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