Japan – Heavy rains and massive flooding


Japan Post, asks us to inform the designated operators of UPU member countries that the country is experiencing heavy rains and massive flooding. The postal network has been severely affected and some post offices have been closed. Some roads are also inaccessible to traffic, which is delaying the delivery of mail and parcels.

The affected areas are in the following postcode ranges (as of 10 July 2020):

Nagano: 3800000–3999999

Gifu: 5000000–5099999

Shizuoka: 4100000–4399999

Aichi: 4400000–4989999

Nara: 6300000–6399999

Kyoto: 6000000–6299999

Osaka: 53000000–5999999

Hyogo: 6500000–6799999

Wakayama: 6400000–6499999

Ehime: 7900000–7999999

Yamaguchi: 7400000–7599999

Fukuoka: 8000000–8399999, 8710000–8710999

Saga: 8400000–8499999

Kumamoto: 8600000–8699999

Oita: 8700000–8799999

Nagasaki: 8500000–8599999, 8115000–8115999, 8170000–8179999

Kagoshima: 8900000–8999999

Japan Post is making every effort to maintain the universal postal service and continue providing all international postal services, including EMS and parcels, and apologizes in advance for the unavoidable delays. It will keep designated operators informed of the situation and thanks them for their understanding and cooperation.