How to plan and travel in the US and the world
On the US East Coast, the city of Seattle is experiencing a major heat wave that is expected to last through the weekend.
The city is currently on the verge of a record heat wave and has recorded temperatures that are more than 100 degrees.
According to the National Weather Service, the area is expected hit by a maximum of 4.4 inches of rain by Sunday evening, with more than 12 inches of snow forecast.
The highest temperatures have been recorded in the central Seattle area.
According to the Seattle Fire Department, the maximum temperature in the city on Monday morning was 77 degrees, and the maximum wind speed of 32 mph was recorded.
On Tuesday, temperatures will reach 77 degrees and wind speeds will reach 33 mph.
The Seattle Department of Transportation has issued an advisory for the Eastside, advising drivers to travel by foot or bicycle as a precaution.
In addition, the Seattle Police Department has issued a mandatory travel advisory for all non-essential travel.
The travel advisory states, “Drivers who plan on traveling with a child and/or persons with a medical condition, or who have a medical emergency, are strongly urged to get medical help.
If you plan to travel, please follow these instructions: 1.
Do not leave the vehicle unattended, including in your vehicle if you are alone.
Stay at least 20 feet (6 meters) from the nearest curb, crossing or street.
Stay in an area with at least one-quarter of its capacity.
Use caution when entering a large parking lot or a multi-story residential building.
Do NOT open your car door or turn your vehicle’s engine off unless directed by a law enforcement officer.
Do stay in your designated area.
Take extra precautions to avoid frostbite.
Do wear a helmet.
Do follow local road and traffic rules and regulations.
Stay indoors at all times.
Do remember to wear a hat, sunscreen, and long sleeves.
Remember to pack a water bottle and water for your water bottle.
Know the weather conditions in your area and wear a safety blanket when outdoors.
Stay off public transportation, avoid the crowds and do not enter areas where traffic is heavy.
Do take extra care to maintain your personal belongings in your vehicles.
Never drive if you have a heart condition or have any medical conditions.
Stay alert and consider using public transportation if you can.
Know that the Seattle Department is working with the National Guard to help us maintain safe travel conditions for everyone, including pregnant women, elderly people, and people with disabilities.
For more information on travel advisories, visit the US Travel Advisory Service website.