Warning丨Severe storms will hit many southern states in the United States, delays in air cargo and port loading and unloading
According to CNN, strong tornadoes, snow and destructive winds are threatening parts of the southern United States, and strong storms are expected to affect nearly 50 million people. According to data from the US Storm Forecast Center, the risk level of tornadoes and severe storms has been raised to the highest level, level 5.
Truck drivers from the plains to the Carolinas will experience delays. Severe thunderstorms will spread from Austin and Dallas, Texas to Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Wichita, Kansas. The main threats are heavy hail and destructive winds.
These storms may cause local disruptions in transportation and supply chains. Major cities include Memphis, Tennessee, Little Rock, Arkansas, Jackson, Mississippi, Birmingham, Montgomery, and Mobile, Alabama, and New Orleans.
According to reports, severe thunderstorms may erupt in the southern region of the United States in the next few days. The areas that will be involved: Austin, Texas, Dallas to Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Kansas City. Chito, may cause a partial suspension of logistics transportation and supply chain.
In addition to ground delays, storms may also delay the loading and unloading of air cargo and port cargo.
In addition, the recent severe snowstorms that have swept across the US West have caused great trouble to local logistics. Severe snowfall caused the closure of several roads and highways in northern Arizona. The Arizona Department of Transportation said on Twitter: “The road is slippery and drivers should delay travel as much as possible.”
FedEx, UPS, and DHL also have many trucks stranded on the way, and some semi-trailers lined up on interstate highways, causing delays.