Tuesday, September 16, 2014   

Thunderstorm alert remains until noon, 90km gusts recorded
(03-31 09:27)

Hong Kong should brace for a rainstorm and flooding and the thunderstorm alert has now been extended until noon today.
Gusts exceeding 90 kilometers an hour have been recorded at Waglan Island at around 9:40 am.
The rainstorm warning signal is now amber and heavy downpours exceeding 30 millimetres in an hour are expected, the weather forecaster said at 8:40am.
There will be flooding in some low-lying and poorly drained areas, the Hong Kong Observatory said.


   
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