Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy Mexico City and U.S. Consulate General Merida, Mexico

Location:  Mexican States of Tabasco, Chiapas, Campeche, Yucatán, Quintana Roo, Veracruz, and Oaxaca

Event:  Mexico has issued a tropical storm warning for Tropical Storm Cristobal for the coastal regions of Tabasco, Campeche, and Veracruz.  Cristobal is expected to approach the coastal regions of Mexico along the Bay of Campeche this evening.  Heavy rains and strong winds are expected across southern Mexico, which could cause life-threatening flash floods and landslides.

Actions to Take:

Assistance:

  • For Emergency Assistance for U.S. citizens in Mexico, call +52-55-8526-2561 from Mexico or +1-844-528-6611 from the United States.
  • The U.S. Embassy in Mexico City is located at:
    Paseo de la Reforma 305
    Colonia Cuauhtémoc
    06500, Ciudad de México
    Phone:  +52-55-5080-2000
    Fax:  +52-55-5080-2005
    E-Mail:  ACSMexicoCity@state.gov
  • The U.S. Consulate General in Merida is located at:
  • Calle 60 No. 338 K x 29 y 31
    Col. Alcalá Martin
    Mérida, Yucatan C.P. 97050
    E-mail:  AskMeridaACS@state.gov
  • State Department – Consular Affairs:  +1-888-407-4747 or +1-202-501-4444
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  • Review Mexico Country Information.
  • Review the Crime and Safety Reports for Mexico.
  • Prepare a contingency plan for emergency situations.  Review the Traveler’s Checklist.