The Observatory changed the No. 8 northeast gale or storm signal at 1:40 pm today. According to the current forecast path, Weipa will gradually approach the western coast of Guangdong and will be closest to Hong Kong later today. It is expected that the No. 8 gale or storm signal will be maintained for most of the rest of the day.
The rain belt associated with Weipa is bringing heavy showers and squalls to Hong Kong. There are big waves and swells on the sea. The public should stay away from the shore and low-lying areas and stop all water activities.
Today, all operations in Hong Kong will be basically stopped, pick-up, loading, etc., flights will certainly be delayed, canceled. Even a lot of goods can't catch up. Please arrange your time reasonably.