The Hong Kong Observatory issued the No. 8 Northwest Gale or Storm Signal at 1:40 p.m ad remind the public that “winds with mean speeds of 63 kilometres per hour or more are expected.”. The Hong Kong Observatory advises to “complete all precautions as soon as possible and to stay away from the shoreline and not to engage in water sports.”.
The Government advised members of the public with long or difficult home journeys or having to return to outlying islands to begin their journeys now. The Government is now making arrangements to release its employees accordingly.
The EDB (Education Bureau) announced that classes of all schools are suspended today.
Fore more information about typhoons and cyclones in Hong Kong, read the following articles:
- Hong Kong’s Typhoon Signals & Weather Warnings, Explained
- Your Comprehensive Guide To Preparing For A Typhoon In Hong Kong
- What Happens To Compulsory Covid-19 Testing During A Hong Kong Typhoon?