A Tropical Storm was identified at 2:00 p.m. EDT on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011 after reaching sustained winds of 40 miles per hour at a location about 275 miles southeast of Bermuda. It was given the name Tropical Storm Gert by the U.S. National Weather Service Hurricane Center, and was moving north-northwest over the Atlantic Ocean.
Travel Insured International plans purchased on or before Aug. 13, 2011 can provide coverage for adverse weather claims due to Tropical Storm Gert or its resulting weather pattern. Travel Insured plans can provide coverage for adverse weather claims due to future tropical storms and their resulting weather patterns provided plans are purchased by the day before the date on which a covered storm is identified and named by the U.S. National Weather Service.
Plan holders may contact our Customer Care Department [ firstname.lastname@example.org ] with questions about this announcement.
Additional resources for storm related questions:
U.S. National Hurricane Center: www.nhc.noaa.gov
The Weather Channel: www.weather.com
American Red Cross: www.redcross.org
Federal Emergency Management Agency: www.fema.gov