Weather Alert – U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador

Location: El Salvador; heavy rains country-wide.

Event: Heavy rains continue in El Salvador country-wide, please be prepared for possible flooding, landslides, power outages, and difficult travel conditions. Expect rainfall to continue through Monday evening.

Actions to Take:

The U.S. Embassy encourages all U.S. citizens to confirm any reports or rumors through the local authorities. Please monitor the websites and social media feeds of Proteccion Civil and the Ministry of the Environment and Natural Resources (MARN) for the latest information on safety precautions, road closures, school closures, etc.

Protección Civil





Twitter: @MARN_SV (


U.S. Embassy San Salvador, El Salvador

Telephone: 503-2501-2999 (24 hour phone line)

El Salvador’s National Emergency Operations Center (

503-2281-0888 or 503-2201-2424
National Police of El Salvador

Dial 911

State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444

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