AMERICAS Ecuador (Security threat level – 3): On 21 January...
United States (Security threat level – 2): A power outage affected Los Angeles International Airport (KLAX/LAX) from approximately 1810 local time on 5 June 2019 (0110 UTC on 6 June) to 2200 local time. Terminals 1, 7 and 8 — which house Southwest Airlines and United Airlines — were the most affected during the blackout. Southwest Airlines canceled at least 18 outbound flights on 5 June and several of its incoming flights were diverted to nearby airports. Meanwhile, United Airlines canceled at least two flights and delayed 11 others; in addition, at least nine incoming flights were diverted. The cause of the power outage remains under investigation.
France / United Kingdom / Ireland (Security threat levels – 3 / 2 / 2): As of 6 June 2019, strong winds from Storm Miguel are expected to reach western and northern France on 7 June. The storm is forecast to make landfall in the Loire-Atlantique and Morbihan departments on the morning of 7 June before moving north across the region of Brittany throughout the afternoon. Météo France — the French national meteorological service — expects the storm to bring wind gusts of up to 130 kph (80 mph) and cause flooding as it moves across Brittany. Meanwhile, the U.K. Met Office and Ireland’s Met Éireann have also warned of severe weather during the afternoon and evening of 7 June as the storm treks north. Miguel is expected to cause power outages, and disruptions to transportation services are possible.
Sri Lanka (Security threat level – 3): On 6 June 2019, the U.K. Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) updated its travel advice for Sri Lanka to read in part as follows:
Sudan (Security threat level – 5): On 5 June 2019, the U.S. Embassy in Khartoum issued a Security Alert, which reads in part as follows:
Sudan (Security threat level – 5): On 5 June 2019, the U.K. Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) issued an update to its travel advice for Sudan, which reads in part as follows:
Security threat levels range from 1 (Very Low) to 5 (Very High) and are determined using a comprehensive system that utilizes both qualitative and quantitative analysis. The primary factors used to determine a location’s security threat level are Armed Conflict, Crime, Demonstrations/Strikes, Ethnic/Sectarian Tensions, Graft/Corruption, Kidnapping, Political Instability, Government Restriction and Terrorism.