Here are this week’s international incidents and updates as provided by the postal authorities in the countries concerned.
Europe: Extra security checks plus a Customs Strike at the Euro Tunnel that began on Monday 4th March has significantly extended waiting times at the tunnel by up to 6 hours. This is having a knock-on effect with delays of 24-48 hours expected.
France: On March 4, La Poste indicated that it has been experiencing issues with inbound and outbound dispatches.
USA: Airport operations disrupted due to heavy snow affecting airport operations at Boston Logan International Airport in Massachusetts, United States. Several flights were cancelled or delayed due to the closure of multiple runways.
Roads closed following two tornadoes: Media sources indicate on March 4 that several roads have been closed following the landing of two tornadoes in Eastern Alabama in the United States. Widespread power outages and infrastructure damages were reported, with portions of the AL-51 and I-185 being closed.
Netherlands: Strong winds have been affecting airport operations at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport in the Netherlands. Several flights were cancelled or delayed. According to forecasts, the strong wind is likely to weaken throughout the day.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused and will keep you informed of all developments.