31 Results in category Shekou Weather

Typhoon Update: All Clear through the weekend!

on 09/14/2017 - 04:48 pm

We previously reported on two typhoons heading towards China this week and have been monitoring them closely. Forecasts from the Shenzhen Meteorological Bureau, the Hong Kong Observatory, The Japan Meteorological Agency and Weather Underground all show both typhoons moving further away.

In fact, weather forecasts for this weekend predict sunny days through the entire weekend. We'll update this post if anything changes.

Double Typhoon Trouble for China this Week

on 09/12/2017 - 04:20 pm

UPDATE: As of September 14th, forecasts from the Shenzhen Meteorological Bureau, the Hong Kong Observatory, The Japan Meteorological Agency and Weather Underground all show both typhoons moving further away. In fact, weather forecasts for this weekend predict sunny days through the entire weekend. We'll update this post if anything changes.


Two back-to-back Typhoons will be hitting China this week. TALIM is expected to make landfall tomorrow, the next is expected Friday.

TYPHOON #1: Super Typhoon TALIMPotential Super Typhoon TALIM, with wind speeds as high as 131-155 mph (211-250 km/h), is expected to pass north of Taiwan Thursday and hit China near ...

THUNDERSTORM Warning Tuesday September 12th

on 09/12/2017 - 03:51 pm

UPDATE: At 6:25pm, the HKO extended its Thunderstorm warning to 8pm.

UPDATE: At 5:30pm, the HKO extended the Thunderstorm warning until 6:45pm.

The HKO issued their Thunderstorm Warning issued at 2:40 p.m. on 12 Sep 2017. It has now been extended until 5:45 p.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.

Typhoon Damage May Bring Slow Internet Speeds for a Few Weeks

on 09/03/2017 - 11:42 am

On Saturday September 2nd, two internet service providers in the Philippines recently warned their customers that damage to undersea cables caused by recent typhoons near Hong Kong may slow down internet connections. The two ISPs, PLDT Inc. and Converge ICT Solutions Inc., said that repairs could take anywhere from three to six weeks.
“Due to the recent strong typhoon in Hong Kong, multiple international undersea cable links to the city were cut, causing slowdowns of internet connections to web and social media sites hosted there. This has affected the services of internet service providers (ISPs) of various Southeast Asian countries, including the Philippines,” PLDT said in a s ...

VIDEO: Shekou Streets Flooding ahead Tropical Storm MAWAR

on 09/01/2017 - 06:47 pm

After the flooding on Hai Chang Street (Video below), street covers were removed to help drain the water.

Here's a video of a car stuck in one at about 7:30pm.

Video Credits: Aaron Cannon, Owner of Chill's
The Hong Kong Observatory issued a Thunderstorm warning today at 3:10pm; just a day or two before the arrival of Tropical Storm Mawar. At 4:45pm they extended the warning until 7pm. At around 6:30pm Friday September 1st, we started receiving these videos of streets flooding in Shekou.
Wanghai Road in front of Coastal Rose Garden 2

Video Credits: Trev

HaiChang Jie in front of Chill's

Video Credits: Aaron Cannon, Owner of Chill's

MAWAR: 3rd Storm in Two Weeks Approaches Shenzhen

on 09/01/2017 - 08:43 am

All Signals have been cancelled.
This page will no longer be updated. 

UPDATE: At 2:10pm, the HKO cancelled its No. 1 Standby Signal. With Mawar weakening into an area of low pressure and continuing moving away from Hong Kong, local winds have further moderated. However, winds on high ground will still be occasionally strong at first. As there are swells at first, members of the public should remain on the alert.
UPDATE: At 1pm, the SZMB cancelled the White Typhoon Warning.
UPDATE: 11:30am. The SZMB has cancelled its Rain Storm Warnings.
UPDATE: At 10:20am, the HKO replaced the No. 3 Strong Wind Signal with the No. 1 Standby Signal.
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New Storm May Destroy This Weekend in Shenzhen

on 08/31/2017 - 06:16 pm

UPDATE: At 5am September 1st, the HKO announced that Tropical Depression MAWAR was about 560 km southeast of Hong Kong with maximum sustained wind near its center of 55 km/h. Their forecasted trajectory at this time predicts MAWAR affecting Shenzhen sometime Sunday with wind speeds around 110km/h.

We will no longer update this page. Click here for up-to-date tracking and reporting of MAWAR.
At 6pm on August 31st, the Hong Kong Observatory announced that a tropical depression over the northeastern part of the South China Sea will linger around the sea areas to the west of Luzon and will be slow moving.
It is expected to keep a distance from Hong Kong tonight and early tomor ...

Thunderstorm Warning Issued for Thursday night Aug 31st

on 08/31/2017 - 05:43 pm

The Hong Kong Observatory issued their Thunderstorm Warning at 5:30 p.m. on 31 Aug 2017. They announced that it is expected to be valid until 7:30 p.m. today.
We'll update this post if the warning is extended past 7:30pm. You may need to refresh your browser to see the latest info.
UPDATE: At 5:40pm, the Shenzhen Meteorological Bureau issued their Blue Gale Winds warning advising of strong winds possibly affecting us over the next 6 hours. At the same time they issued their yellow Lighting warning advising of possible lighting affecting us over the next two hours.
HKO Thunderstorm warning:
"Isolated thunderstorms are expected to occur over New Territories. Members of the pu ...

Shekou Ferry Services Cancelled Ahead of Severe Tropical Storm Prakhar

on 08/27/2017 - 04:18 am

UPDATE: All Ferry Services to and from Hong Kong International Airport, Central and Shekou will resume as normal on Monday August 28th.
The Following are Cancelled Monday August 28th:
 * From Shekou to Zhuhai: 7:30am
 * From Shekou to Macau New Terminal: 8:15am
 * From Macau Taipa to Shekou: 8:30am
 * From Zhuhai to Shekou: 8:30am
 * From Macau New Terminal to Shekou: 9:45am
UPDATE: All Ferry Service to and from Shekou has been cancelled for the rest of the day today Sunday August 27.
Shenzhen China Merchants Shekou International Cruise Terminal Co. Ltd. has announced that all ferry service to and from ...

Tropical Storm PAKHAR Approaches the South China Sea

on 08/25/2017 - 05:07 pm

All alerts have been cancelled.
We'll no longer update this post.
UPDATE: By 5:30pm, both the HKO and SZMB have cancelled their Thunderstorm and Rainstorm warning respectively.
UPDATE: At 4:15pm, the HKO extended their Thunderstorm warning until at least 5:30pm
UPDATE: At 11am, the HKO extended their Thunderstorm warning until at least 1pm.
UPDATE: The HKO cancelled it's Rainstorm Warning at 8:45am; however, it's Thunderstorm warning is expected to stay in effect until at least 11am.
UPDATE: All Tropical Storm Pakhar warnings were cancelled last night; however, rainstorm warnings were issued by both the the HKO and SZMB this ...