https://www.theregister.co.uk/2017/10/0 ... ng_outage/
Some might have to wait a bit longer...
Certain Royal Mail customers have not been able to pin down the location of their packages today.
Since around 800 UTC, about a hundred people have taken to downdetector to report issues with the missive-sniffing checker on its website.
For certain reference numbers, the tracking system currently says: "There has been an error retrieving your saved items, please try again later, we are working to fix the fault."
Some sellers have also acknowledged the issue.