Weather Alert – U. S. Embassy Lima, Peru – May 10, 2019

Location: Coastline of Peru

Event: MINCETUR is reporting unusually high tides along Peru’s coastline. To ensure citizens’ safety, Peruvian authorities will take security measures such as the closing of the Costa Verde highway.

Actions to Take:

  • Avoid the affected areas and routes. Find alternative routes to your destination.
  • Monitor local media and government agencies, including Peru’s Tourist Information and Assistance Service (iPeru), the National Emergency Operations Center (COEN), the National Meteorology and Hydrology Service of Peru (SENAMHI), and the Commission to Promote Peru for Export and Tourism (PROMPERU)  for updates.
    • WhatsApp: iPeru +51-944-492-314
    • Twitter: @Promperu  @COENPeru  @SENAMHIPeru
  • Monitor the Embassy webpage and the American Citizen Services (ACS) Facebook page for updates.
  • Keep friends and family informed of your safety.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.  Road flooding can occur without warning.


U.S. Embassy Lima, Peru

Avenida La Encalada Cdra. 17 s/n
Surco, Lima 33, Peru
Telephone (answered 24 hours): +51-1-618-2000
Lima ACS Facebook page

U.S. Consular Agency, Cusco

Avenida El Sol 449 Office #201
Cusco, Peru
Phone: +51 84 231-474
Fax: +51 84 245-102

State Department – Consular Affairs

+1-888-407-4747 or +1-202-501-4444

Peru Country Information
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