Here are the current areas of the world that may be experiencing mail delays.
Source: International Delivery Solutions
Canada Post weather service alerts, causing mail delays: Jan 11th – The closure of the Nipigon Bridge is affecting highway transportation carrying mail to northern Ontario. As a result, mail delivery in the communities of Thunder Bay, Beardmore, Jellicore, Geraldton, Aroland, Nakina, Red Rock, Nipigon, Schrieber, Terrace Bay and Marathon. Then on Dec 4th for St Johns NB. And, Dec 28th for Quebec and Ontario.
Australia — Extreme flooding in the Newcastle and Hunter Valley region of New South Wales has been preventing the collection and delivery of mail to the area since Jan 6-11th.
UK, Iceland, Norway — Jan 5th – Storm Frank particularly struck Northern Ireland and Scotland last week, causing power outages, road closures as well as ferry, rail and air traffic disruptions. Disruptions in mail delivery in parts of North and East England might be possible. The storm front also hit Iceland and Norway, causing road closures in eastern Iceland and power outages along the west coast of Norway.
India – Jan 5th, strong Earthquake Hits the Northeast of India. The epicenter was west of Imphal, the state capital of Manipur,
France – Delays are still expected on the crossing from UK to France, which would have a knock on effect on the availability of outward bound transports.
Peru – There is a backlog of all mail products and delayed until Dec 30th to clear.
India — Heavy rain and flooding in the state of Tamil Nadu has caused disruption to all mail services in Chennai, Pudcherry and the surrounding areas in India. Delays have been occurring since Nov 30th.
Cuba – Re-establishment of Direct Postal Services Between US and Cuba: The governments of the United States and Cuba have reached an understanding to re-establish direct postal services. There will be mail flights between both countries several times a week, rather than routing mail through a third country. Details will be finalized soon.