Service Updates & Upcoming Public Holidays – w/c 16th February

Here you will find the latest global service updates and a list of upcoming worldwide public holidays. This is updated throughout the week with latest information available.

Service Updates

France – Heavy snow is continuing to fall in France and delays to mail services in parts of France are ongoing. The affected areas now include: 01, 09, 31, 38, 64, 65, 66, 73 and 74. A weather alert has been put in place and the worst affected areas are in South West France Ongoing (issue start date: 01/02/15 – updated 04/02/15)

Canada – Severe winter storms have disrupted mail services across Canada since 3rd February. As a result of these delays to both inbound and outbound mail are expected until further notice Ongoing (issue start date: 02/02/15)

China – High volumes of mail arriving in Shanghai and Guangzhou are resulting in backlogs and capacity issues for China Post. Delays to mail services are likely. Ongoing (issue start date: 03/11/14)

Malaysia – Monsoon rain and flooding has subsided in the Malaysian states of Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang and Johor, with normal mail services now operating in these areas. However, flooding is still affecting mail services in parts of Malaysia, in particular Sabah and Sarawak.  Resolved (issue start date: 24/12/14)

Slovenia – Heavy snow and strong winds have disrupted mail across Slovenia since 5th February 2015. Delays are expected until Tuesday 10th February as the weather is expected to improve from Monday 9th. Resolved (issue start date: 05/02/15)

Ukraine – Delivery of mail for the Crimea and Sevastopol (postal codes 95000 – 99999) regions remains suspended. Ongoing (issue start date: 18/03/14)

Uzbekistan – Due to limited airline capacity, priority mail may be delayed until further notice Ongoing (issue start date: 18/01/15 – updated 12th Feb)

Upcoming Public Holidays

Jan 25th – Egypt, India (regional), Oman, Saudia Arabia
Jan 26th – Australia, India, New Zealand (regional)
Jan 27th – Serbia
Feb 2nd – Malaysia (regional), Mexico, New Zealand (regional)
Feb 3rd – Cambodia, India (regional), Malaysia (regional)
Feb 5th – Pakistan
Feb 6th – New Zealand
Feb 8th – Slovenia
Feb 9th – Canada (regional), Lebanon
Feb 10th – Malta, Qatar
Feb 11th – Japan
Feb 14th – India (regional), Lebanon
Feb 15th – Vietnam
Feb 16th – Argentina, Brazil, Canada (regional), Lithuania, Serbia, USA
Feb 17th – Argentina, Brazil, India (regional), Serbia, Vietnam
Feb 18th – Brazil, China, South Korea, Taiwan, Vietnam
Feb 19th – India (regional), South Korea, Thailand (regional), China, Vietnam
Feb 20th – Malaysia (regional), South Korea, Vietnam
Feb 21st – 
Bangladesh, Taiwan, Vietnam
Feb 22nd – Taiwan, Vietnam
Feb 23rd – Brunei, China, Cyprus, Greece, Russia, Taiwan
Feb 24th – China, Estonia
Feb 25th – Kuwait
Feb 26th – Kuwait
Feb 27th – Taiwan
Feb 28th – Spain (regional), Taiwan


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