Hurricane Sandy, now Post-tropical cyclone Sandy, has caused significant flood and wind damage across a large area along the east coast of the US. Effects are being felt further inland, including blizzard conditions in some parts of Virginia. Widespread power outages have been reported. There will be severe disruption to air, road, rail, and cruise line services over the next few days. You should expect delays and contact your travel provider or tour representative for updates on your planned journey.
You should monitor radio and television reports for the latest information and follow the advice of local authorities.
Monitor the progress of Hurricane Sandy on the National Hurricane Centre website.
The storm is moving north and will continue to affect the north-eastern States of the US and into south east Canada, with strong winds, heavy rain, and flooding. Southern Ontario, Southern Quebec and South Western Maritimes will experience high wind gusts and periods of heavy rain on Tuesday 30 October, with some areas affected by power outages. Monitor statements on Environment Canada’s weather statement page.
The arrival of the storm has affected services at our locations in Washington, New York and Boston.
British nationals requiring emergency assistance can get help by calling the telephone number of the relevant office or by calling our toll-free number 1-877-UK-IN-USA (1-877-854-6872).
Follow the latest travel advice for the affected countries to learn more: