Status of Thunderstorm Warning


Thunderstorm Warning

Thunderstorm Warning issued at 9:40 p.m. on 24 Jun 2019 has been extended until 2:15 a.m. tomorrow. A few squally thunderstorms are expected to occur over Hong Kong. Gusts exceeding 100 kilometres per hour were recorded at Waglan Island at around 10:35 p.m.

Gusts reaching 100 kilometres per hour or above may continue to 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.

Dispatched by Hong Kong Observatory at 22:45 HKT on 24.06.2019

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