Location: La Guajira, Cesar, Magdalena, Atlántico, Bolivar, San Andres and Providencia
Event: There is a tropical storm developing in the Caribbean. Strong winds and heavy rain are expected. Colombia’s Institute of Hydrology, Meteorology, and Environmental Studies (IDEAM) has issued a red alert and warned local authorities to prepare for flooding and landslides. The storm is currently expected to make landfall in Colombia on June 30.
Actions to Take:
- Avoid travel to Colombia’s northern coast, San Andres, and Providencia until the storm has dissipated.
- Monitor the local news for updates.
- Seek secure shelter.