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 the halted shipping through Three Gorges dam due to rising water levels.
August 24, 2010. Shipping halted through Three Gorges Dam as waters rise
SOURCE: Altegrity Risk International
Officials halted shipping through the Three Gorges Dam on the upper reaches of the Yangtze river in Hubei province’s Yichang as officials fear the dam will experience another flood peak on August 24th, reports indicated.