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  1. 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 ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CLIMATE

    Storms add to commuters' Monday blues

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

    ... areas of Sha Tau Kok and Sheung Shui took the brunt of the storms yesterday- by midnight rainfall was estimated to have reached 200mm and homes, roads and farmland were flooded. By 9pm, ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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. ...

  6. Weather - Hong Kong

    Tropical storm brings heat and haze

    Posted Jul 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... the highest anywhere in the city so far this year. Temperatures of 37 degrees were recorded in Happy Valley, Sha Tin and Tsuen Wan's Shing Mun Valley. Elsewhere in urban areas, temperatures ... the snaking queue to get into the book fair. A wall of white haze over Victoria Harbour appeared to separate Hong Kong Island from Tsim Sha Tsui as visibility dropped as low as 2.7 kilometres ...

  7. Weather - Hong Kong

    Stranded passengers blast MTR

    Posted Jul 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... RTHK yesterday that she had to walk home due to the MTR service suspension, as winds reached speeds of 155km/h or more under typhoon signal No 10. Ho, who lives in Pok Hong Estate in Sha Tin ... on holiday in Seoul but was stranded on the way to the airport. The 25-year-old went home to Fanling from work on Monday night to prepare for her trip, but was stuck in Sha Tin station. She ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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

    ... "relies on the Observatory's information, which sees no risk of flooding". Some elderly residents moved into the vacant flats in Lung Tin Estate late yesterday. Residents of another two ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Hong Kong quickly returns to normal after storm warnings cancelled

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

    ... pic.twitter.com/BImLSS3Nct — MabelSieh (@MabelSieh) September 22, 2013 Video: Typhoon surfers: Brave souls hit the beach during Typhoon Usagi Star Ferry said that services between Wan Chai and Central and Tsim Sha ... additional travel time due to crowd management measures. This video sent in by reader Adrian Putra captures the howling winds near Harbour City in Tsim Sha Tsui on Sunday night.    The Hong Kong ...




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