Incident bulletin 21st September 2018

Incident bulletins are sent weekly with information about situations that affect postal distribution. The latest information is also available on this page.

This week’s bulletin contains updates about: Hong Kong, Philippines, Macao, Indonesia and Japan.

Hong Kong

Start date:     16th September
End date:       18th September

Due to Typhoon which hit Hong Kong on 16 & 17 September, mail operations have been disrupted over the last few days.
Also HK International Airport had many flights cancelled which may in turn affect mail transited via HK International Airport to destinations such as Japan, China, Vietnam, Australia, South Korea.


Start date:     15th September
End date:       unknown

Typhoon Mangkhut has affected the northern part of Luzon in the Philippines on 15 September 2018.

Some of the roads are not passable due to landslides and floods. Delays in the processing of mails and transmission of tracking events are expected in the areas with the following postcodes:
2000-2001, 2003-2004, 2010, 2012-2026, 2400, 2410, 2413-2414, 2417-2418, 2420, 2423-2424, 2600, 2604-2606, 2610, 2714, 2810, 2814-2815, 2922, 3002-3003, 3011, 3015, 3019, 3106, 3108, 3110-3112, 3116, 3602-3609, 3800-3802 and 3806.


Start date:     16th September
End date:       18th September

Macao Post has advised that due to the effects of Typhoon Mangkhut on the Macao Special Administration Region, postal delivery services were suspended on 17 September 2018. Services have resumed on 18 September 2018, however, service delays may be expected.


Start date:     5th August
End date:       21st September

Postal services are back to normal following the disruption caused by the earthquake in Lombok Island, Indonesia. However, delays are to be expected in the processing and delivery of all mail.


Start date:     4th September
End date:       20th September

The tropical storm in Japan is over and volumes are moving through Kansai International Airport once again. Delays can still occur as local backlogs might need to be cleared.

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