U.S. citizens traveling to storm-prone regions during hurricane and typhoon season should carefully consider the potential dangers and inconveniences associated with their travel before finalizing plans. Even inland areas far from the coastline can experience destructive winds, tornadoes, and floods from tropical storms, hurricanes, and typhoons. Those who choose to travel should devise an emergency plan in advance of their departure. Prior to leaving the United States, enroll your trip on the State Department’s Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) at the travel enrollment website or at the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate.
For U.S. citizens overseas, in the event of a tropical storm, hurricane, or typhoon, the U.S. embassy will send out emergency messages and… more »