Winter Storm Grayson will bring about freezing rain, sleet and snow to the US East Coast today, 3 January 2018 through Thursday, 4 January 2018. According to the US National Weather Service, the potential exists for dangerous travel, scattered power outages, tidal flooding, and very cold wind chills. A state of emergency has been declared in Georgia (28 counties), North Carolina and Virginia.
Singaporeans are advised to be prepared for Winter Storm Grayson and take extra precaution when travelling. Expect travel delays and other inconveniences. Do also ensure that you have sufficient emergency supplies. We recommend that you closely monitor local news and follow the US National Weather Service website at www.weather.gov for the latest information on the storm.
Singaporeans who require consular assistance may contact the Singapore Embassy in Washington D.C. or the 24-hour Ministry of Foreign Affairs Duty Office in Singapore at:
Singapore Embassy in Washington D.C.
Emergency contact: +1 (202) 537-3100
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Duty Officer (24-hours)
Telephone: +65 6379-8800 / 6379-8855
Stay safe and warm!