Travel insurance carriers often provide information about current events that affect coverage. This can include weather events, civil or political unrest or health warnings. Such travel alerts are available in newsletters, blogs or on the carrier’s website. The following is a travel alert from HTH on flooding along Ganges River.
August 5, 2010. Flooding reported along Ganges River
SOURCE: Altegrity Risk International
Prayer rituals in the Ganges River were disrupted on August 5th as heavy rains swelled the river, reports indicated. Hundreds of devotees saw their prayers disrupted in Uttar Pradesh state by the overflowing river, reports indicated. At least 90 people have died in rain-related incidents in Uttar Pradesh state in recent weeks. Officials issued flood alerts for 13 districts in the state.