New Zealanders in Texas should be aware that severe flooding is of concern in south-eastern Texas due to the on-going effects of Hurricane Harvey. 

New Zealanders in Texas are advised to follow the advice of local authorities at all times (including any evacuation orders) and seek suitable shelter.

It is also important to keep family and friends in New Zealand updated on your welfare.

The ongoing severe weather has caused disruption to flights in and out of Texas. Please contact your airline or travel agent directly for information on the status of your flight.

If you require consular assistance please contact the New Zealand Embassy in Washington on +1 202 328 4800.

For further information, please see the following US Government websites:

National Hurricane Center website (external link)

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) (external link)