Japan - Typhoon Jebi
Start Date: 4th September - End Date: Ongoing
Typhoon Jebi hit the western part of Japan on 4 September 2018, as a result there have been delays to mail services.
Kansai International Airport (KIX), where Osaka International Post Office is based and deals with international mail has been closed. As a result, international mail and parcel services have been temporarily switched from Kansai Airport to other airports until Kansai Airport becomes operational again.
Japan Post is making every effort to maintain operational performance for international postal services but unavoidable delays are likely over the coming weeks.
Start Date: 6th September
There was an earthquake in northern Japan on 6 September and as a result there are delays to mail services in the Hokkaido region (postcode: 00?04-09 ).