Canada Post has advised that owing to heavy snowfall, the city of St. John's, Newfoundland has declared a state of emergency, with all businesses to remain closed and all residents to stay at home. The St. John's mail processing plant, letter carrier depots and retail offices in the St. John's metro and Eastern Avalon area have been closed since 17 January 2020, and collection and distribution of all postal items in the affected areas is currently suspended. Please note that mail services to and from these areas are liable to suffer delays until further notice.
Israel Postal Company has advised that events are being held in Jerusalem from 22 to 24 January 2020 to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp, which may cause delays in the transport and delivery of all mail types, as well as to flights and mail handling at the airport.
Australia Post has advised that the severe weather event, resulting in bushfires in regional areas of Australia, has ended and that the collection and delivery of all mail products are back to normal.
Australia Post has updated that a severe weather event, resulting in bushfires in regional areas of Australia, is impacting the collection and delivery of all mail products to postcode areas 2250-2263; 2323-2430; 2440; 2443; 2446; 2469; 2471; 2500-2653; 2721-2730; 2753-2795; 2848; 2900-2914; 3700-3741; 3865; 3909; 4570; 4650; 4670; 4674; 4676; 5115-5117; 5220-5223; 5232-5253; 5271-5275; 6030; 6037; 6041; 6442; 6335-6338; 6725-6770.
There will also be an impact on mail flows into and out of Australia, owing to issues transporting mail to and from the specified areas.
Pos Indonesia has advised that heavy rain in the Special Capital Region of Jakarta and West Java Province on 1 January 2020 led to floods which rendered all major roads in those areas inaccessible by any type of vehicle. Delays are therefore to be expected in the processing and delivery of all postal items. The affected districts and areas are in the following postcode areas:
- Central Jakarta: 10xxx
- West Jakarta: 11xxx
- South Jakarta: 12xxx
- East Jakarta: 13xxx
- North Jakarta: 14xxx
- Tangerang: 15xxx
- Bogor: 160xx
- Depok: 164xx
- Bekasi: 170xx
- West Bandung: 405xx