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Hong Kong Typhoon Weather Warnings and What They Mean

Anyone who has spent a summer in Hong Kong knows the weather can be quite exciting. The Hong Kong Observatory issues typhoon weather warnings which can impact kids' schooling and commuting adults' journeys. But what do the typhoon warnings actually mean? This post is focused on typhoon warnings. To find out about rain warnings, click here.




Kids Schooling

TYPHOON 1 - T1

All schools, including kindergartens, are to operate as usual unless advised otherwise.


TYPHOON 3 - T3

Classes of kindergartens, schools for children with physical disability and schools for children with intellectual disability are suspended.


All other school kids are to go in as usual.

TYPHOON 8+ - T8 Classes of all schools are suspended. ALL school kids STAY HOME.



Adult Work

TYPHOON 1 - T1

Go to work. Take an umbrella and maybe bring some spare shoes.


TYPHOON 3 - T3

Go to work. Might be getting a little windy and rainy.


TYPHOON 8+ - T8 Stay at home. Ensure any outdoor spaces are clear of lose objects.

If you work from home, tough. You have no excuse. Keep working.



To find out about rain warnings, click here.

 


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