A heavy storm in June 2008 triggered 347 landslides, including this one at the University of Hong Kong. Photo: Civil Engineering and Development Department.

Early warnings for landslides possible with new Hong Kong index, says Geotechnical Engineering Office chief

  • The post-rain collapses have killed hundreds in the city, much of which is made up of slopes
  • Now the custodians of its hillsides want to notify people of the dangers, and of ways to stay safe
Topic |   Accidents and personal safety in Hong Kong
A heavy storm in June 2008 triggered 347 landslides, including this one at the University of Hong Kong. Photo: Civil Engineering and Development Department.
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