Travelers in southern California should plan journeys accounting for potential disruption due to stormy weather conditions in the coming days. Moderate-toheavy rain, accompanied by thunderstorms and strong winds, is forecast in southern California through Friday, March 8. A heavy bout of rain is expected this morning. Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, and Ventura counties are particularly at risk of flash flooding and mudslides. A mandatory evacuation order has been issued for parts of Santa Barbara.
AFRICA & THE MIDDLE EAST
Travelers in urban centers, including Algiers, should monitor developments due to persistent large-scale demonstrations against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s decision to run for a fifth term in the April 18 Presidential Election. Fresh protests are planned…