Mexico – Hurricane Otis

The designated operator of Mexico, Servicio Postal Mexicano, has informed that, following the passage of the category-five Hurricane Otis through the port of Acapulco in the state of Guerrero on Thursday, 26 October, postal services have been suspended in the affected areas until further notice.

In addition, following the devastation caused by Hurricane Otis, Correos de Mexico has declared a situation of force majeure in the affected areas. Power and telephone lines are down, infrastructure has been damaged, and road access is difficult. The authorities are still assessing the damage, and the work needed to reopen roads and restore power and communications.

Deliveries of letter-post, parcel-post and EMS items are suspended in the following areas:

MunicipalityPostcode range
Ayutla de los Libres3920039229
Acapulco de Juárez3930039937
San Marcos3996039997
Zihuatanejo de Azueta4088040897
Técpan de Galeana4090040929
Atoyac de Álvarez4093040958
Coyuca de Benítez4097040997
San Luis Acatlán4160041637

Servicio Postal Mexicano thanks all partners and customers for their understanding and will provide an update once the situation is back to normal.