Experts are split on the benefits of taping windows ahead of storms. Photo: Winson Wong

Typhoon Mangkhut: Hong Kong shops run out of masking tape – but is there any point in using it on your windows as a safety measure?

Advice from Hong Kong Observatory is to fix adhesive tape to large window panes to reduce damage and injury. But US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says it is ‘waste of effort, time and tape’

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Experts are split on the benefits of taping windows ahead of storms. Photo: Winson Wong
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