Natural Disaster News

Tourists warned as Thailand flooding intensifies

Tourists warned as Thailand flooding intensifies

17 October 2011 Tourism News

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has warned British travellers in Thailand to exercise caution due to widespread flooding. There have been at least 260 deaths since July and the Government has estimated that property damage could total $3 billion dollars.

Gigantic tornado kills 116 in Midwest

23 May 2011 Tourism News

At least 116 people have been killed after a tornado ripped through Missouri, USA. The massive twister also destroyed a local school and turned a number of homes to rubble in the Midwest city of Joplin. The death toll is expected to rise further.

Tourists urged to leave Christchurch

Tourists are being advised to leave Christchurch and head to other parts of New Zealand as the city struggles to cope with the aftermath of Tuesday’s devastating earthquake. Many hotels have been closed due to structural damage. Hundreds of tourists have tried to leave the city but have been hindered by damaged roads and the closure of the railways.