TURKS AND CAICOS – AVOID NON-ESSENTIAL TRAVEL-published Oct 2, valid Oct 3
Global Affairs Canada advises against non-essential travel to Turks and Caicos due to Hurricane Matthew. Matthew. Hurricane Matthew is expected to make landfall on October 3, 2016. Hurricane conditions, including excessive rainfall and violent winds, may cause flash flooding and landslides, which may lead to transportation and communications problems. Other services that may be affected include emergency and medical care, as well as water and food supplies. Avoid any unnecessary travel through the affected regions. If you reside in or are travelling to the affected areas, you should exercise caution, monitor local news and weather reports, and follow the advice of local authorities.
If you reside in or are travelling to the affected area, you should monitor local news and weather reports, follow the advice of local authorities, and contact your travel agent or tour operator to determine whether the situation will disrupt travel arrangements. Canadians seeking emergency consular assistance in the area should contact the High Commission of Canada in Kingston or the Emergency Watch and Response Centre in Ottawa.