The country is about to be hit by a late-season bomb cyclone. A bomb cyclone, or storm that has undergone bombogenesis, is a storm that rapidly gains strength due to a very sudden pressure drop. The greater the reduction in pressure, the stronger the storm. With the drop in pressure affected areas can expect high
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Updated March 14, 2019 Following the recent Ethiopian Airlines crash, there has been a lot of unease and discussion amongst travelers about what this means for their upcoming flights. In a memo issued on Monday, March 11, the Federal Aviation Administration has reaffirmed that the Boeing 737 Max 8, the aircraft involved in the recent
Updated Feb 4, 2019 Another possible government shutdown status is something travelers are keeping a close eye on this month. Following the longest partial shutdown in US history, President Trump announced on Sunday that he would not rule out another shutdown if the bipartisan committee negotiating over agency funding fails to include dedicated money for
Drones are becoming an increasing threat to air travel. If an unmanned aerial vehicle hits an aircraft, it could cause serious damage. Because of this serious safety concern, officials took the rare step of shutting down Britain’s second busiest airport this week. At Gatwick Airport, illegal drones forced the hundreds of flight cancellations, affecting over
Top Locations for Fall Colors Ah, fall! For many Americans, it’s the most beautiful time of the year – especially if you live in rural areas populated by trees that, when conditions are right, ripen and burst into gorgeous, eye-dazzling color. Fleeting and often subject to a combination of unpredictable weather patterns, autumn’s annual show
A Guide to the Best Hawaiian Island Cruise Vacation If you’re looking to take a cruise to a tropical destination, look no further than the beautiful islands of Hawaii. Hawaiian cruises take you to around the major islands of Maui, Kona, and Honolulu. Some cruise lines also include additional islands and even offer interisland packages.
Medicane is a rare hurricane-like storm that can impact European destinations. Medicane (Mediterranean + hurricane) is similar in structure to a hurricane or typhoon. In September 2018, a huge medicane storm called Zorbas brought heavy rains, flash flooding, toppled trees, mudslides, and strong winds to Northern African and parts of the Mediterranean. The violent nature of the storm also led authorities
Vacation Spots for November Travel Whether you’re looking for a quick getaway this Thanksgiving weekend or just seeking some travel inspiration, these November travel destinations from InsureMyTrip.com can help travelers decide where to visit in the US for crisp weather, special events, fewer crowds and great deals. Utah Discover rock-art at Colorado Plateau or camp among
Best Mobile Travel Apps for Expenses, Mapping & More Savvy travelers think of their phones as toolboxes. They load them with the best travel apps to make everything from navigating back roads to booking rooms and even saving on flights easier than ever. Because you would need an app to sort through all the thousands
A new report on travel insurance by the office of Senator Edward J. Markey (D-MA) titled “Flyer Beware” raises questions over the value of “opt in, opt out” policies that are automatically offered by airlines and online travel insurance agencies (OTA). These so-called “opt in, opt out” policies are typically shown to consumers during the booking process.