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Tropical storm Irene - advice for travellers

Hurricane Irene has been downgraded to a tropical storm.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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British nationals caught up in the storm should follow the advice of local authorities - and leave the area if advised.

Several major airports on the US east coast have been affected by closures but some are re-opening on Monday 29th August. See the Federal Aviation Administration website for updates and check with your airline or tour operator.

Travellers can monitor the progress of the storm on:

See also Foreign Office United States travel advice and get our updates on twitter @fcotravel and facebook

Published 29 August 2011