Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Manila, Philippines
November 12, 2020
Location: Tarlac, Zambales, Bataan, Pampanga, Bulacan, and Metro Manila
Event: As a result of destructive winds, torrential rainfall, and flooding caused by Typhoon Ulysses, the U.S. Embassy in Manila will close at 12 noon today, November 12, 2020. The Embassy’s phone lines also may be affected by intermittent outages during the storm. Please contact us by email at ACSInfoManila@state.gov with any urgent inquiries if you cannot reach us by phone. All appointments with the American Citizen Services unit of the Embassy have been canceled.
Actions to Take:
- Monitor the website of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) at http://www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph for updated information.
- Follow the directions of local authorities.
- Seek secure shelter, stay inside, and keep all windows and doors securely closed.
For further information:
-See the State Department’s travel website for the Worldwide Caution, Travel Advisories, Alerts, and the Philippines Country Specific Information.
-Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive Alerts and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
-Contact the U.S. Embassy in Manila, Philippines, located at 1201 Roxas Boulevard, at +(63) (2) 5301-2000, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. After-hours emergency number for U.S. citizens is +(63) (2) 5301-2000.
-Call 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the United States and Canada or 1-202-501-4444 from other countries from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday (except U.S. federal holidays).