Incident bulletin 12th April 2019

Incident bulletins are sent weekly with information about situations that affect postal distribution.

This week’s bulletin contains updates about: Luxembourg, Canada, USA, Brazil, Australia.



Start date: 9th May

Post Luxembourg (LU) would like to inform that starting this year, May 9 will be a national holiday in Luxembourg to celebrate Europe Day.

As result, all mail and parcels to Luxembourg can expect a delivery delay of 24 hours.


Start date: 8th April
End date: Ongoing

Adverse weather affects road traffic: adverse weather and icy road conditions have affected road traffic in the province of Quebec, Canada, particularly in the Laval, Laurentians and Lanaudière regions. Freezing rain has caused power outages since 9:00 p.m. local time on April 8.

United States

Start date: 9th April
End date: Ongoing

Flooding affects ground transportation: widespread flooding following heavy rainfall has affected road traffic in Oregon, the United States. Road closures have occurred throughout the affected area and the landslide has caused the closure of OR-58 near Oakridge.


Start date: 8th April
End date: Ongoing

Severe flooding affects road traffic: extensive flooding following heavy rainfall since April 8 has affected road traffic in the wider city area of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Landslides and floods have resulted in road closures and infrastructural damages. Rescue operations are underway.


Start date: 5th April
End date: Ongoing

Dust storms affect road traffic: dust storms caused power outages and road closures throughout South Australia, with the Eyre Peninsula area being severely affected. The Augusta Highway and multiple other roads to Adelaide and Port Lincoln have been temporarily closed since April 5.

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