Hurricane in Costa Rica Update
Posted on November 28th, 2016

​Emergency Information System Message
Message n° 120/2016
24 November 2016
 
The designated operator of Costa Rica, Correos de Costa Rica, asks us to inform the designated operators of other Union member countries that, starting on 23 November 2016, Costa Rica has been experiencing torrential rain and strong winds, especially in the northern and Caribbean regions of the country, as a result of Hurricane Otto. This extreme weather has affected transportation infrastructure (roads, bridges and ports), as well as telecommunications, with the resulting impacts on the national postal network. This will lead to delays in mail processing and delivery (letters, parcels and EMS).
 
Correos de Costa Rica thanks all member countries for their understanding; it will update designated operators via EmIS once the situation has returned to normal.


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