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Source: Hong Kong Government special administrative region

Tropical Cyclone Wipha situation report (2)
Tropical Cyclone Wipha situation report (2)

     The No. 8 Northeast Gale or Storm Signal issued at 1.40pm today (July 31) by the Hong Kong Observatory remains in force.      The Home Affairs Department has so far opened 25 temporary shelters in various districts and 205 people have sought refuge at the shelters.      As at 8pm, the 1823 Government Call Centre has received 10 reports of fallen trees. The Drainage Services Department has received one confirmed flooding case. The Civil Engineering and Development Department has received one report of landslide.      According to the Hospital Authority, as at 8pm, a total of 16 people, including six men and 10 women, have sought medical treatment at public hospitals during the typhoon period.      Tram, Peak Tram and ferry services were suspended. On air traffic, the Airport Authority Hong Kong reported that a total of 562 flights have been delayed and 25 flights have been cancelled today.

Ends/Wednesday, July 31, 2019Issued at HKT 20:48


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