Incident bulletin 7th July 2017

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This week’s bulletin contains updates about: Germany, Austria, Italy, Poland, Japan, New Zealand, China, Philippines and Pakistan.



Start date:  6th July
End date :  ongoing

Severe weather with heavy rain hit western Hesse, the Rhineland-Palatinate and parts of North-Rhine Westphalia, causing damage and disruptions in rail and air traffic.
Frankfurt Airport (FRA) reported flight cancellations and delays due to thunderstorms.


Start date:  9th July
End date :  10thy July

The Italian Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport informs that Techno Sky air traffic controllers in Milan Linate, Milan Malpensa and Monte Settepani will stage a 24-hour.

Start date: 12th July
End date:   12th July

The air traffic controllers’ strike, which was announced for May 28, was postponed to July 12, and will take place from 13 p.m. – 17 p.m.


Start date:  5th July
End date :  6th July

Poczta Polska informs about blocked traffic zones in Warsaw due to the visit of the US president. During this time, limited access to postal facilities as well as delivery delays are to be expected.


Start date:  5th July
End date :  ongoing

Severe weather with heavy rain and hail storms hit Carinthia, Styria and the Burgenland, causing local flooding.
Particularly affected were Styria’s south-east and west and the areas of Friedberg and Pöllau as well as the areas of Wolfsberg and Völkermarkt in Carinthia.


Start date:  4th July
End date :  ongoing

Typhoon “Nanmadol” made landfall in Nagasaki on the island of Kyushu, grounding flights and paralyzing transport across Kyushu.Heavy rain and potential flooding is forecast for Shikoku island and Honshu island, including the capital Tokyo.

New Zealand

Start date:  6th July
End date :

New Zealand Post informs about expected mail delivery and pickup disruptions in Auckland due to road closures for the America’s Cup parade.


Start date: 6th July
End date : ongoing

Adverse weather conditions are currently prompting flight disruptions throughout China. Beijing Airport (PEK) was particularly affected. Several hundred flights to/from Beijing were cancelled or delayed.


Start date: 7th July
End date :  ongoing

All postal items to and from Marawi City, Lanao del Sur, will be subject to delays due to an ongoing armed conflict in the city.

Start date: 6th July
End Date: ongoing

A strong earthquake hit the province of Leyte in the center of the island state, causing power outages and infrastructure damages. Particularly affected is the city of Kangana.


Start date: 1st July
End date :  31st July

Gwadar International Airport (GWD, Balochistan province) will be closed for runway expansion work. All flights to and from the airport will be suspended during the period.


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