Weather Alert – U.S. Consulate General Shanghai

Location: Eastern China:  Zhejiang Province, Shanghai metropolitan area, and surrounding regions Event: Typhoon Lekima will bring high winds, heavy rainfall, dangerous seas, and possible flooding and mudslides to Eastern China when it is expected to make landfall on Saturday, August 10, in Zhejiang Province near Wenzhou and Taizhou.  It is expected to weaken by the …

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January 3, 2019 China Travel Advisory

Travel Advisory January 3, 2019 China – Level 2: Exercise Increased Caution   Exercise increased caution in China due to arbitrary enforcement of local laws as well as special restrictions on dual U.S.-Chinese nationals. Chinese authorities have asserted broad authority to prohibit U.S. citizens from leaving China by using ‘exit bans,’ sometimes keeping U.S. citizens in …

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Closure Alert – U.S. Embassy Beijing, China

Location: U.S. Embassy in Beijing, and U.S. Consulates General in Chengdu, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Shenyang, and Wuhan Event: The U.S. Embassy and Consulates in China will be closed December 24, 2018, the day before Christmas Day, pursuant to an Executive Order issued by the President of the United States. All American Citizen Services Units at the Embassy and Consulates …

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Closure Alert – U.S. Embassy Beijing, China

December 4, 2018 Location: U.S. Embassy in Beijing, and U.S. Consulates General in Chengdu, Guangzhou, Shanghai, Shenyang, and Wuhan Event: The U.S. Embassy and Consulates in China will be closed on Dec 5th, 2018, in observance of a National Day of Mourning for Former President George H.W. Bush. Actions to Take: Individuals with American Citizen Services appointments scheduled …

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Weather Alert – U.S. Consulate General Shanghai

Location: Eastern China:  Shanghai metropolitan area and surrounding regions Event: Tropical storm Kong-Rey will potentially  bring scattered showers and strong winds to Eastern China today and Saturday. Kong-Rey is expected to weaken on Saturday, October 6.  The tropical storm is moving towards Korea’s southeast coast and southwestern Japan. Actions to Take: Monitor the local news for …

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Weather Alert: U.S. Consulate Guangzhou

Location: Guangdong Province; Hainan Province Event: Due to Typhoon Mangkhut, the U.S. Consulate General in Guangzhou will be temporarily closed Monday, September 17, 2018. We expect to resume regular operations on Tuesday, September 18, 2018. During this time, all sections of the U.S. Consulate Guangzhou will be closed and there will be no NIV, IV, …

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Weather Alert – Typhoon Mangkhut (Posted on 9/14/2018)

Weather Alert – U. S. Consulate Guangzhou, China (September 14, 2018) Location:     Guangdong Province; Hainan Province Event:  Super Typhoon Mangkhut could make landfall near Guangdong and Hainan provinces, China between September 15th to September 16th.  The Chinese government has issued a warning for Guangdong and Hainan areas.  If landfall occurs, those living in impacted …

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Weather Alert – U.S. Consulate General Shanghai

Weather Alert – U.S. Consulate General Shanghai (August 11, 2018) Location: eastern China (Shanghai metropolitan area and surrounding regions). Event: Tropical Storm Yagi will bring potentially flooding rain and strong winds (35 to 45 mph) to eastern China tomorrow or early Monday. Yagi is currently south of Okinawa moving northwest at 15 mph. The storm …

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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Beijing, China

Location: U.S. Embassy Beijing, China Event: There was an explosion at approximately 1pm today on the street outside the southeast corner of the Embassy compound. According to the Embassy’s Regional Security Officer, there was one individual who detonated a bomb.  Other than the bomber, no other people were injured and there was no damage to …

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Weather Alert – Severe Rainstorms in Sichuan Province

Location: Sichuan Province Event: Severe rainstorms have impacted significant areas of Sichuan Province, resulting in flight delays, road closures, landslides, and train service disruptions this week, with additional storms anticipated in coming days.  The China Meteorological Administration has activated a level four emergency response to the rainstorm.  Local authorities have activated a level three emergency …

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Weather Alert – U.S. Consulate General Guangzhou

Location: Eastern China:  southern portion of Zhejiang and northern portion of Fujian Event: Typhoon Maria will bring potentially flooding rain and strong winds to Eastern China tomorrow and later this week.  Maria is expected to make landfall over southern Zhejiang and northern Fujian in the morning hours of Wednesday, July 11.  The typhoon is expected …

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Health Alert

Location: Countrywide Event: The State Department received medical confirmation that a U.S. government employee in China suffered a medical incident consistent with what other U.S. government personnel experienced in Havana, Cuba. As a result of additional voluntary medical screenings, the Department has sent other individuals to the United States for further evaluation. If you or members of …

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