Torrential rain from Typhoon Merbok in 2017 caused a landslide on Tai Lam Road on Hong Kong island. Photo: Sam TsangTorrential rain from Typhoon Merbok in 2017 caused a landslide on Tai Lam Road on Hong Kong island. Photo: Sam Tsang
Torrential rain from Typhoon Merbok in 2017 caused a landslide on Tai Lam Road on Hong Kong island. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Remain alert to new landslide warnings

  • Index will assess risk of potentially deadly collapses on a numbered scale that the public must be able to understand and act on

Torrential rain from Typhoon Merbok in 2017 caused a landslide on Tai Lam Road on Hong Kong island. Photo: Sam TsangTorrential rain from Typhoon Merbok in 2017 caused a landslide on Tai Lam Road on Hong Kong island. Photo: Sam Tsang
Torrential rain from Typhoon Merbok in 2017 caused a landslide on Tai Lam Road on Hong Kong island. Photo: Sam Tsang
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