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  1. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Schools closed as more than 40cm of rain falls on Hong Kong within 24 hours

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 10:17am

    ... Cheung Sha Beach and Tong Fuk Beach. Authorities have advised visitors not to go swimming due to large waves. Temporary shelters are also being set up around the city. The Home Affairs Department ...

  2. News - Asia - WEATHER

    Deadly Typhoon Rammasun sets sights on China after shutting down Manila

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 06:55pm by AGENCIES

    ... tore tin roofs off their shanties. Most were drenched by the rain before they reached an evacuation centre with the help of firemen and rescue personnel. Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada said he ...

  3. 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

    ... reported to have disembarked and walked out of the tunnel. Owners of shops on Ma Tau Wai Road, To Kwa Wan, complained that drains blocked by construction work from the Sha Tin-Central rail link had ... flooding announcement. Sheung Shui, Sha Tau Kok, Lau Fau Shan and Tai Po were hit worst. The Observatory warned of possible flooding in low-lying and poorly drained and urged those likely ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Wet weekend in store as thunderstorm, landslide warnings remain in force

    Posted May 09th 2014, 12:17am by Danny Mok and Eddie Lee

    ... part of Lantau Island in the past few hours." This afternoon trees were reported to have fallen in Central and Tsuen Wan, while landslides were reported in Happy Valley and Sha Tin. Watch: ... Seven people had to be rescued by firemen. No one was injured. Flooding was reported in areas including Central, Sai Kung, Wan Chai, Wong Tai Sin, Tin Sum and Tseung Kwan O, while fallen trees, ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Hourly rainfall during 'Black' storm heaviest in March since 1884

    Posted Apr 03rd 2014, 01:50pm by Staff Reporter

    ... in March. More than 100mm was recorded in three to fours hours in Kowloon and the New Territories, with rainfall reaching 150mm in Yuen Long, Tuen Mun, Tsuen Wan and Sha Tin. The month of March ... of rainfall recorded at its headquarters in Tsim Sha Tsui on Sunday was the fourth highest on a single March day in history. The storms continued on Wednesday night, when hail again fell in the New ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    T8 signal raised in Hong Kong as Typhoon Usagi closes in

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 02:00pm by Tanna Chong, Ada Lee, JOANNA CHIU

    ... but would be cut-off pending the signal No 8. The Hong Kong Jockey Club cancelled today's race meeting at Sha Tin Racecourse and said it planned to reschedule for Wednesday  October 30, subject ... 2.50pm onwards, but added that it may have to suspend services before the typhoon signal No 8 was hoisted. The Star Ferry said services connecting Central and Wanchai to Tsim Sha Tsui would ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    25 dead in China and chaos at Hong Kong airport in wake of Typhoon Usagi

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 02:42am by Phila Siu, Tanna Chong, He Huifeng

    ... and 76 delayed. A woman was injured by a falling sign on Au Pui Wan Street in Sha Tin. She was taken to Prince of Wales Hospital with minor injuries and released. Later, a car carrying a Now TV ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Elderly people admitted to hospital as cold weather continues to envelop Hong Kong

    Posted Dec 18th 2013, 03:05pm by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Dozens of people have been taken to hospital with health problems as Hong Kong recorded the year’s lowest temperature on Wednesday morning. Temperatures generally fell to around nine degrees on Wednesday morning, according to the Hong Kong Observatory. “The minimum temperature recorded at the observatory [in Tsim Sha Tsui] was 9.2 degrees around ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Typhoon Usagi: Severe storm lashes Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 22nd 2013, 05:42pm by Staff Reporters

    ... 2013 10.43pm: Woman injured by falling parts (10 feet by 3 feet) of a sign board on Au Pui Wan Street in Sha Tin at about 9pm.  She was conscious when taken to Prince of Wales Hospital. ...

  10. News - Asia - WEATHER

    Floods add to plight of Filipinos in Zamboanga displaced by fighting

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 05:09pm by AFP

    ... their tents to higher ground, while the rest sheltered in the elevated stands, Fuego said. The government has begun constructing raised plywood shelters with tin roofs to replace the tents with fears ...




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