Incident bulletin 12th October 2018

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

This week’s bulletin contains updates about: Ireland, Spain, USA and Indonesia.


Start date: 11th October
End date:

Please be advised that severe weather is forecasted over the next 48 hours in Ireland & UK. Storm called Callum approaches Ireland and the UK causing cancellations and delays to all ferries, so please expect 24-48 hours delay on Irish shipments.


Start date: 10th October
Updated: unknown

It has been reported that due to heavy rainfall several roads throughout Spain are flooded. Flooding has been reported in the cities of Málaga, Tarragona and on the Spanish island of Mallorca. Disruptions to pick-up and delivery services are likely to occur.


Start date: 10th October
End date: unknown

Hurricane Michael made landfall on Wednesday in the Florida Panhandle, bringing destructive winds, dangerous storm surges and flash flooding. There are disruptions to mail operations with some offices suspending operations in Florida and Alabama.


Start date: 10th October
End date: unknown

Sulawesi island was struck by an earthquake and Tsunami. This caused damage to the local infrastructure of the Donggala and Palu region. Therefore deliveries can experience delays.

Start date: 8th October
End date: 14th October

It has been reported that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group (WBG) Annual Meetings will take place in Bali from October 8 to October 14. Due to a large number of visitors and increased security measures, disruptions to road traffic are likely to occur.

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