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  1. Weather - Hong Kong

    Airlines blamed for chaos in aftermath of typhoon

    Posted Jul 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... winds, former civil aviation director Peter Lok Kung-nam said the airport authority might not have been able to foresee the conditions before the plane touched down. Similar incidents had ... to foresee what would happen next.' The Airport Authority said parking space on the tarmac was tight during the typhoon, as departing flights could not leave, while planes continued to arrive. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CLIMATE

    Storms add to commuters' Monday blues

    Posted May 12th 2014, 04:45am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... the government of dragging its feet on anti-flooding measures in the area. "People from home affairs, civil engineering, and drainage departments have come over to study flood prevention," she ...

  3. News - China - WEATHER

    Flash flood in Qinghai construction site kills 24

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 08:04pm by AFP, AP

    ... The island's civil aviation regulator said at least 273 international and domestic flights were disrupted yesterday. Mainland authorities predicted Trami would make landfall in Fujian province overnight. The National Disaster Reduction Commission issued a disaster relief response, urging civil affairs authorities in Zhejiang, Fujian, Jiangxi, Hunan, Guangdong, Guizhou and Guangxi provinces ...

  4. News - Asia - WEATHER

    Filipinos recount terror of Typhoon Haiyan and liken impact to a tsunami

    Posted Nov 10th 2013, 06:52am by AP, Reuters, AFP

    ... plane back to Manila. "A lot of the dead were scattered," he said, adding that he walked for about eight hours to reach the Tacloban airport. Civil-aviation authorities in Tacloban, ...

  5. News - China - WEATHER

    Typhoon Utor slams mainland after causing mayhem at sea

    Posted Aug 15th 2013, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... reported that 820 tourists had been evacuated from Fangji Island. Guangdong's Disaster Relief Commission issued urgent notices on Monday to civil affairs departments in regions along ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Hong Kong quickly returns to normal after storm warnings cancelled

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 08:55am by Staff Reporters

    ... to be flight delays and cancellations, Cathay said. It urged passengers with bookings to check their flight status online and local transport conditions before departing for the airport, and advises ... they had experienced in years,” regional civil defence officer Ronald Villa said on Sunday. Typhoon Bopha left a trail of destruction in the southern Philippines last year, triggering floods ...

  7. News - China - WEATHER

    Southern China braced for second battering by storms

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... has assigned additional personnel to monitor conditions and local civil affairs departments have been ordered to oversee the evacuation of residents from flood-prone regions. ...



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