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  1. News - Hong Kong - CLIMATE

    Storms add to commuters' Monday blues

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

    ... there had been 13 reports of flooding in the New Territories and Kowloon, three reports of mudslides in North District and 10 reports of fallen trees across the territory, a government spokesman ... in a similar situation. She estimated that as many as 40 hectares of fields were underwater and the 10 farms in the district risked losing at least HK$1 million worth of crops. She accused ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1509969/storms-add-commuters-monday-blues
  2. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    More amber rainstorms continue to swirl over Hong Kong

    Posted May 11th 2014, 04:58am by Ada Lee and Ernest Kao

    ... Department at multiple beaches including Shek O in Southern District and Clear Water Bay First Beach in Sai Kung. Weather conditions should improve slightly after Monday. On Saturday afternoon, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1509339/wet-weather-last-until-monday-hong-kong-buffeted-more-rainstorms
  3. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Flooding in Shenzhen cripples rail link from Hong Kong to Guangzhou

    Posted May 12th 2014, 03:50am by ZHAUNG PINGHUI, NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... on the Longhua district of northern Shenzhen by 7pm, according to the Shenzhen Meteorological Bureau. "We were alerted by the mainland authorities that services had to be cancelled because of bad ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1510155/downpour-shenzhen-cripples-rail-link-hong-kong-guangzhou
  4. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Ta Kwu Ling frosts up amid city's cold snap

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 04:57am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Temperatures in northern New Territories fall below 2 degrees and farmers worry over crops Ta Kwu Ling frosts up as cold snap hits city Ta Kwu Ling in the northern New Territories was covered in frost yesterday morning as temperatures plunged to 1.9 degrees Celsius- the coldest day in the area this year. Other districts in the New Territories were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1392684/ta-kwu-ling-frosts-amid-citys-cold-snap
  5. News - Asia - WEATHER

    India's big evacuation spares most from Cyclone Phailin's wrath

    Posted Oct 13th 2013, 02:40pm by Reuters

    ... confident that a major disaster had been avoided. "All road communications will be opened by evening. Most likely electricity will also be restored in the majority of districts," Mohapatra ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1330880/killer-indian-cyclone-wreaks-havoc-leaving-seven-dead-and-one-million
  6. News - Asia - WEATHER

    India's east coast braces for massive cyclone

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... families in Ganjam district by tomorrow morning," Orissa state's special relief commissioner, Pradeep Kumar Mohapatra, said on Friday. Video: 'Red alert' as massive cyclone ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1329727/indias-east-coast-braces-massive-cyclone
  7. News - Hong Kong - SEVERE TYPHOON USAGI

    Tai O residents slam red tape amid flooding woes

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Johnny Tam, Stuart Lau, Tanna Chong

    ... would damage my flowers," she said. Nam Wai was one of the locations expected to be worst hit. In Lei Yue Mun, most residents remained in their seaside village houses despite a district ... strong and the house can withstand them. But this time I heard that this typhoon will be quite powerful," he said. Staff from restaurants in the area were seen piling up sand bags. District ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1315464/tai-o-residents-slam-red-tape-amid-flooding-woes
  8. News - China - WEATHER

    Shanghai paralysed by rush-hour rainstorm

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 12:00am by JOANNA CHIU

    ... districts looked like they were in chaos in the early evening, but the storm lifted later in the evening. Everything's back to normal today." City officials had anticipated the storm ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1309979/shanghai-paralysed-rush-hour-rainstorm
  9. News - World - MEXICO

    Dozens die as storms hit Mexico

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... said on Monday that 40,000 tourists were stranded in the city. The Princess Hotel's car parks and golf course were under water, as was much of the city's plush Diamante district, home ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1311851/dozens-die-storms-hit-mexico
  10. News - Hong Kong - AIR POLLUTION

    Smog clogs Hong Kong’s skyline as ‘very high’ pollution levels recorded

    Posted Aug 22nd 2013, 03:02pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... the city when the roadside readings in Central peaked at 210. Last August, the reading also hit 212 in the district. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1298563/smog-clogs-hong-kongs-skyline-very-high-pollution-levels-recorded

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