Crews struggle to contain Coal Hollow Fire, which is growing and throwing tornadoes of flame into the Utah County air– Read More In The sltrib.com
Firefighters are struggling to contain fires that are pushing south toward rural communities.
Low humidity, high temps and light winds have led to 12,525 acres being burned south of Highway 140 west of the park.
About 200 tourists visiting the remote Havasu Falls area of the Grand Canyon were being evacuated via helicopter Thursday because of flash flooding overnight.
The area is expected to remain closed for 7 to 10 days, and the road leading to the trailhead was closed. Everyone was accounted for and no serious injuries have been reported, said Abbie Fink, spokeswoman for the Havasupai Tribal Council.
Visitors were moved Wednesday night from the campground that sits between Havasu Falls and Mooney Falls, south of Grand Canyon National Park, to the village of Supai, Arizona, about 2 miles from the campground. They spent the night in the community center and school, Fink said…..Click Here To Keep Reading
By NAN Travel Editor
News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Weds. June 13, 2018: The U.S. government is warning Americans against travel to the Central American nation of Nicaragua as the death toll from protests there moved to 146.
The U.S. State Department on Monday, June 10th, says nationals should “reconsider travel to Nicaragua due to crime, civil unrest, and limited healthcare availability.”
Many of the 146 have been killed in the socio-political crisis in Nicaragua that began the 55 days ago in protest against President Daniel Ortega, according to the Nicaraguan Center for Human Rights (Cenidh).
Rallies and demonstrations are widespread and occur daily with little notice,” the US State Department OSCAC stated Monday. “In many instances the government responds using tear gas, pepper spray, rubber bullets, and live ammunition, leading to significant numbers of deaths and injuries.”…Click Here To Keep Reading
Foreign state departments are issuing new advice on travel to the U.S. in the wake of hurricanes and recent violence.
A terrorist attack in Las Vegas left 58 people dead and many more injured.
Travelers are urged to carefully examine the necessity of travel to certain parts of the U.S.
Countries have been updating their travel warnings. Click links below for a look.
The warnings range from being cautious about flooding and landslides in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands to being vigilant about the possibility of gun violence and terrorism.