February 23, 2017

BOLIVIA - SECURITY - Petty theft, including pickpocketing and purse snatching, is common in large cities. Foreigners are frequently targeted by thieves. CDN GOVT Details

Green Bay, WI - FLIGHT DELAY - Green Bay, WI - United flight #UA878 diverted from the Twin Cities in Minnesota slid off an icy runway at Austin Straubel International Airport. No passengers were injured. Details

EGYPT - OTHER - Cairo - At least 10 people have died in collapse of a residential building in the Mansiyat Nasser area. The reason for the collapse of the building is not clear. Details

AUSTRALIA - MARITIME - Sydney - A woman suffered deep cuts to her leg in a suspected shark attack at La Perouse at dusk on February 23. Details

THAILAND - WEATHER - Thunderstorms and heavy rainfall forecast for many parts of Thailand through Feb. 24. Heavy rain could produce flooding. Power outages are possible. Details

AUSTRALIA - FLOODING - With up to 300mm of rain dumped in areas of south-east Queensland, the weather bureau has warned people to prepare for the possibility of flash flooding. Details

NEPAL - ELECTION - Nepal will hold its presidential election on March 13. Details

Washington, DC - PROTEST - Washington, DC - A group opposed to the governments drug war will hold a protest at the Embassy of the Philippines. Details

Alaska - SNOW STORM - Alaska - Blizzard and Winter storm warnings in effect for parts of Alaska through to Feb 23. View link for affected areas. Details

Colorado - SNOW STORM - Colorado - Winter weather advisories in effect for parts of Colorado through to Feb 24. View link for affected areas. Details

Hawaii - SNOW STORM - Hawaii - Winter storm warning in effect for the Big Island Summit through to Feb 23. View link for affected areas. Details

Maryland - SNOW STORM - Maryland - Winter weather advisories in effect for parts of Maryland through to Feb 23. View link for affected areas. Details

PAKISTAN - TERRORISM - Peshawar - A blast on Ring Road in Peshawar, targeting a government vehicle, has injured three people. No additional details available. Details

Michigan - SNOW STORM - Michigan - Winter weather advisories in effect for parts of Michigan through to Feb 23. View link for affected areas. Details

INDONESIA - FIRE - South Sumatra, Riau, West Kalimantan and Central Kalimantan announced disaster alerts as they are currently the areas worst affected by forest and land fires. Details

 

 

EARTHQUAKES - Alaska; Details; Details

TROPICAL STORMS, HURRICANES & CYCLONES - None at this time; Details; Details; Details;