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UPDATE: The HKO's Strong Monsoon Signal was cancelled at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, May 8th. None of the previously issued weather warnings remain in effect. This page will no longer be updated.


UPDATE: As of 10 p.m. Tuesday, May 7th, all weather warnings except the HKO's Strong Monsoon Signal have been cancelled.


UPDATE: The HKO's Thunderstorm Warning has been extended to at least 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 7th.


UPDATE: The Shenzhen Meteorological Bureau issued their yellow Rainstorm and yellow Lightning Warnings city wide Tuesday, May 7th, at 4:45 p.m. and 4:10 p.m. respectively.

UPDATE: The HKO re-issued their Thunderstorm Warning today at 4:05 p.m, valid until at least 6 p.m.

Squally thunderstorms are expected to occur over Hong Kong. Gusts reaching 70 kilometres per hour or above may affect Hong Kong.

Members of the public are advised to take the following precautions when thunderstorms occur:

1. Stay indoors. Seek shelter in buildings if you are engaging in outdoor activities.

2. Do not stand on high grounds. Keep away from highly conductive objects, trees or masts.

3. Take precautions against violent gusts. Beware of flying debris and falling objects.

4. Drivers using highways and flyovers should reduce speed to be alert to violent gusts.

 

UPDATE: The HKO cancelled their Thunderstorm warning at 8:20 a.m. The Strong Monsoon Signal is still in effect.


UPDATE: The HKO issued a new Thunderstorm Warning at 7:10 a.m. on Tuesday May 7th. It will be valid until at least 9:15 a.m. today.

Isolated thunderstorms are expected to occur over Hong Kong. Members of the public are advised to take the following precautions when thunderstorms occur:

1. Stay indoors. Seek shelter in buildings if you are engaging in outdoor activities.

2. Do not stand on high grounds. Keep away from highly conductive objects, trees or masts.


UPDATE: As of 7am, Tuesday, May 7th, the HKO's Monsoon Signal is still in effect. The other warnings have been cancelled.

Strong winds with mean speed exceeding 40 kilometres per hour are expected from the east. Gusts will occasionally reach gale force.

 


As of 11pm, Monday, May 6th, multiple weather warnings have been issued by both the Hong Kong Observatory (HKO) and the Shenzhen Meteorological Bureau (SZMB); some expected to continue through the morning.

The HKO's Strong Monsoon Signal:. Strong winds with mean speed exceeding 40 kilometres per hour are expected from the east. Gusts will occasionally reach gale force.

1. If you are not well sheltered from the east, you are advised to take precautions against strong gusty winds. Flower pots and other objects likely to be blown away should be taken indoors.

2. Those planning for water sports activities and operations at sea should take special care against high winds and rough sea conditions. Conditions are particularly rough over the offshore waters.

The HKO's Thunderstorm Warning issued at 7:37 p.m. on 6 May 2019 has been extended until 12:30 a.m. Isolated thunderstorms are expected to occur over Hong Kong. Members of the public are advised to take the following precautions when thunderstorms occur:

1. Stay indoors. Seek shelter in buildings if you are engaging in outdoor activities.

2. Do not stand on high grounds. Keep away from highly conductive objects, trees or masts.

We'll post updates to these warnings in the morning. 

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