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  1. Weather - Hong Kong

    Typhoon Nuri threatens HK with direct hit

    Posted Aug 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Fiona Tam Guangdong evacuates 250,000 Hong Kong last night braced itself for its second shutdown in a month as Typhoon Nuri churned in on a path that indicated it could ... evacuating almost 250,000 people from coastal areas. Nuri, which left seven people dead in the northern Philippines, was at midnight 260km southeast of Hong Kong, moving west-northwest at 14km/h ...

  2. Weather - Hong Kong

    Typhoon standby signal raised as city sizzles in 35-degree heat

    Posted Aug 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... will be mainly westerly. The No1 standby signal was raised at 6.15pm. The Observatory does not rule out raising the No3 signal. Typhoon Nuri is expected to be closest to Hong Kong tomorrow. By early evening yesterday it was 700km southeast of the city and moving west-northwest at about 14km/h. The maximum wind speed near its centre was 144km/h. Earlier yesterday, Nuri swept across ...

  3. Stormy weather

    Posted Sep 07th 2008, 12:00am by Daniel Jeffreys

    ... Daniel Jeffreys When Typhoon Nuri hit Hong Kong on August 22, there was much controversy over which signals should have been raised. It ended up being a No 9, but the day before that signal was hoisted the much derided Hong Kong Observatory had doubts it would need to put up the No 3. What our beleaguered meteorologists need are incentives. Hongkongers being fond of gambling, ...

  4. Signals lowered for HK as storm weakens

    Posted Oct 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the upper end of the Observatory's forecast for the number of typhoons this year. Typhoons Fengshen, Kammuri, Nuri and Hagupit all led to the issue of signal No8 or higher and caused a shutdown ...

  5. Safety first when it comes to typhoons

    Posted Aug 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The loss of life and property in typhoons is no longer anything like it once was. The temptation to see it as someone else's bad luck, or tragic misadventure is therefore only human. But it is important that we do not become complacent when a strong storm hits. The damage done by Typhoon Nuri yesterday was limited, especially when considering the strength of the storm which prompted ...



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