The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advise against all travel in the immediate vicinity of the border with Pakistan, other than at Wagah.

The FCO advise against all travel to Manipur and against all but essential travel to Imphal, the state capital of Manipur. See Local travel

The FCO advise against all travel to Jammu and Kashmir with the exception of (i) travel within the cities of Jammu and Srinagar, (ii) travel by air to the cities of Jammu and Srinagar, (iii) travel between these two cities on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway, and (iv) travel within the region of Ladakh. The tourist destinations of Phalgam, Gulmarg and Sonamarg fall within the areas to which the FCO advise against all travel. See Local travel and Terrorism

Further heavy rainfall is forecast for Tamil Nadu which could extend to Andhra Pradesh. Transport and other local services are likely to be disrupted. You should monitor local and international weather updates from the Indian Meteorological Department and follow the advice of local authorities and your travel company.

The situation in Punjab has eased since the initial spate of protests and blockades following the death of 2 protesters on 15 October 2015. However, calls for further protests continue, and tensions remain.

Due to protests and strikes in Nepal transport links at border crossings with Nepal might be disrupted. Listen to announcements from local authorities and take advice from your travel company. Clashes may occur at border crossings. You should avoid all protests.

Over 800,000 British nationals visit India every year. Most visits are trouble-free.

Tropical cyclones are common, particularly off the east coast. You should monitor the progress of approaching storms and follow the advice of the local authorities, including any evacuation orders. See Natural disasters

There is a high threat from terrorism throughout India. Recent attacks have targeted public places including those visited by foreigners. See Terrorism

Before you travel, take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance and read the India specific health information and advice published by the National Travel Health Network and Centre.