Weather Alert – U. S. Embassy Djibouti, Djibouti (May 17, 2018)

Location: Djibouti and Northern Somalia

Event: A tropical storm will make landfall between Djibouti and Northern Somalia on Friday evening (May 18) into Saturday morning (May 19) that could bring up to 15 centimeters of rain. Extensive flooding throughout Djibouti City could occur. Low-lying areas of Djibouti are particularly susceptible to flash floods.

Actions to Take:

· Remain indoors and off the roads.

· If you encounter water in the road, do not attempt to cross the area with your vehicle.

· Monitor local media for updates.


U.S. Embassy Djibouti, Djibouti

(+253) 21 453 000

(+253) 77 877 229

State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

Djibouti Country Information

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