Hong Kong Observatory said it may issue the Strong Wind Signal No. 3 “overnight,” according to a statement on its website. It issued the Standby Signal No. 1 at 12:15 p.m. today.
Hong Kong maintained its third- highest storm signal, with the city braced for floods and hundreds of flights canceled, after Usagi made landfall as a severe typhoon in southern China.
Hong Kong lowered its storm warning signal as Severe Typhoon Utor swept past the financial center toward China’s coast.
Heavy rain swept Hong Kong yesterday evening with hail shattering windows as the city issued its highest rainstorm warning this year.
Hong Kong arrested seven people and started a criminal investigation after at least 38 people were killed in the city’s worst maritime disaster in four decades.
Hong Kong recovered the boat that was partially sunk in a crash that killed at least 38 people, and started an inspection to find the cause of the city’s worst maritime disaster in four decades.
Hong Kong recorded more than twice as many hours of very high roadside pollution in the first quarter, blaming an increase in sunshine for contributing to the smog in the city’s financial and shopping districts.
Rain doused Hong Kong yesterday, causing street flooding and prompting the weather bureau to raise a black storm warning, the second time the highest alert has been triggered this year.