Archives: August 2018

Colombia

Colombia Start Date: 21st August – End Date: Unsure Bogota Airport is closed after earthquake EI Dorado International Airport (BOG) in Bogota, Colombia is closed due to 7.3 magnitude earthquake that struck northern Venezuela with effects in Colombian territory. We will update you once further information becomes available.

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USA

USA Start Date: 20th August – End Date: Ongoing Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) has confirmed that nearly 200 flights have been cancelled since 20th August due to severe storms impacting the Chicago area. Reports are unclear when things will return to normal. Start Date: 23rd August Powerful Hurricane Lane...

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Thailand

Thailand Start date: 18th August – End date: 2nd September Severe flooding has occurred in multiple locations in the northern, eastern, and central parts of Thailand due to heavy rainfall impacting the country. Provinces affected include Nakhon Phanom, Mukdahan, Amnat Charoen, Ubon Ratchathani and Bung Kan. Further flash floods are...

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Italy – Bridge Collapse

Italy – Bridge Collapse Poste Italiane has informed that due to the motorway bridge collapse in Genoa today on Tuesday 14th August, they are facing difficulties in transportation, processing and delivery of post in the affected area. Postcode areas affected are: 16149 and 16151.

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India

India Start date: 11th August End date: 26th August Kerala state has now been suffering severe flooding for a considerable time. Operations at Kochi International Airport are suspended until 26 August 2018. Thereafter, the flood situation will be reassessed, to determine whether airport operations can resume. The Kochi office of exchange...

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India – Severe Weather

India – Severe Weather Start Date: 11th August – End Date: Ongoing Severe flooding has been impacting Kerala State, India causing widespread disruption since 11th August. Several roads and bridges have been destroyed. A Red Alert for heavy rainfall remains in effect for the area.

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Japan – Severe Weather

Japan – Severe Weather Japan Post have informed that the areas of Gifu, Kyoto, Osaka, Hyogo, Okayama, Hiroshima, Tokushima, Ehime and Kochi in Western Japan have experienced typhoons, heavy rain and massive flooding. As a result, many parcel processing sites have been closed and will remain closed until the situation...

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USA – New York

USA – New York Start Date: 11th August – End Date: 14th August Flight operations normalise in New York: Local media sources reported on 14th August that flight operations have returned to normalcy at New York airports after earlier disruptions. More than 630 flights were cancelled over 1800 flights were...

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Brazil – Strike Actions

Service Alert Brazil – Strike Action Start Date: 8th August – End Date: Unknown Local media sources indicated on 30th July that postal workers with Correios in Rio Grande do Norte have voted for a strike starting 8th August over salary increases.  No further details on when the strike would...

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Indonesia – Earthquake

Indonesia – Earthquake Pos Indonesia has advised that many post offices have suffered major damage after an earthquake struck Lombok Island on 5th August. Delays may be expected in the processing and delivery of all postal items in the areas with the following postcodes: Mataram: 83000-83365, Selong: 83600-83672, Sumbawa Besar:...

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