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  1. Business - Comment - LAI SEE

    Observatory blows it again with late lifting of No 8 signal

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:00am by Howard Winn

    ... and Ngong Ping, 50 kilometres an hour. In some cases, the wind was stronger later in the day after the storm signals had been lowered. Indeed the No 8 was lowered at just before 9.30 am, ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Storm signal No 3 raised in Hong Kong as Jebi nears Guangdong

    Posted Aug 01st 2013, 12:18pm by Lai Ying-kit

    ... the coast of southeastern China, winds on high ground in Hong Kong occasionally reached gale force. In the past hour, the maximum sustained wind recorded at Ngong Ping was 83 kilometres per hour. ...

  3. News - Hong Kong

    Storm signal lowered No 3 as Typhoon Utor moves away from Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 06:10pm by Lai Ying-kit, Jennifer Ngo

    ... as strong winds and heavy rainstorms lashed Hong Kong. Maximum sustained winds in Ngong Ping on Lantau Island were 110km/h, 77km/h in Cheung Chau and 42km/h in Kai Tak. Cathay Pacific announced ...

  4. Weather - Hong Kong

    Havoc and devastation in wake of Typhoon Vicente

    Posted Jul 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The strongest gusts, of 255km/h, were recorded at Ngong Ping. It is was the first time the No 10 hurricane signal had been hoisted for 13 years, the last time being for Typhoon York, which killed two ...

  5. Weather - Hong Kong

    Scientists fooled by rapid growth of storm's ferocity

    Posted Jul 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in the city, the hurricane signal or the No 10 signal is hoisted. During the hour to 11.30am on Monday night, Ngong Ping and Tate's Cairn were already recording mean wind velocities of 156km/h and 125km/h. Several other places like Cheung Chau and Tai Mei Tuk had wind speeds of more than 100km/h. In Ngong Ping, one gust of wind was measured at 255km/h. Vicente is the 14th typhoon requiring ...



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