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New Storm May Destroy This Weekend in Shenzhen

on 08/31/2017 - 06:16 pm

UPDATE: At 5am September 1st, the HKO announced that Tropical Depression MAWAR was about 560 km southeast of Hong Kong with maximum sustained wind near its center of 55 km/h. Their forecasted trajectory at this time predicts MAWAR affecting Shenzhen sometime Sunday with wind speeds around 110km/h.

We will no longer update this page. Click here for up-to-date tracking and reporting of MAWAR.
At 6pm on August 31st, the Hong Kong Observatory announced that a tropical depression over the northeastern part of the South China Sea will linger around the sea areas to the west of Luzon and will be slow moving.
It is expected to keep a distance from Hong Kong tonight and early tomor ...

Thunderstorm Warning Issued for Thursday night Aug 31st

on 08/31/2017 - 05:43 pm

The Hong Kong Observatory issued their Thunderstorm Warning at 5:30 p.m. on 31 Aug 2017. They announced that it is expected to be valid until 7:30 p.m. today.
We'll update this post if the warning is extended past 7:30pm. You may need to refresh your browser to see the latest info.
UPDATE: At 5:40pm, the Shenzhen Meteorological Bureau issued their Blue Gale Winds warning advising of strong winds possibly affecting us over the next 6 hours. At the same time they issued their yellow Lighting warning advising of possible lighting affecting us over the next two hours.
HKO Thunderstorm warning:
"Isolated thunderstorms are expected to occur over New Territories. Members of the pu ...

Photo Review: Thanks for Attending ShekouDaily's 3rd Annual Summer-End Party

on 08/28/2017 - 04:28 pm

Over 100 attendees filled the new Hammock Bar & Restaurant for ShekouDaily's 3rd Annual Summer-End (aka: Welcome Back) Party on Saturday August 26th from 6-10pm!

We have many great photos of the event. Scroll down to see a few or click here to see all the photos from the event.

We'd like to thank the Shekou Angels, our volunteers, sponsors, supporters and attendees, and of course, Hammock and their staff for the amazing food and drinks, Vedett for the great beer and Larry and Albert of Mind the Gap for helping to make this a spectacular evening.

Hammock is the newest by brand founder Chef Rambo Mai from New Zealand; which combines eastern and western strengths an ...

Shekou Ferry Services Cancelled Ahead of Severe Tropical Storm Prakhar

on 08/27/2017 - 04:18 am

UPDATE: All Ferry Services to and from Hong Kong International Airport, Central and Shekou will resume as normal on Monday August 28th.
The Following are Cancelled Monday August 28th:
 * From Shekou to Zhuhai: 7:30am
 * From Shekou to Macau New Terminal: 8:15am
 * From Macau Taipa to Shekou: 8:30am
 * From Zhuhai to Shekou: 8:30am
 * From Macau New Terminal to Shekou: 9:45am
UPDATE: All Ferry Service to and from Shekou has been cancelled for the rest of the day today Sunday August 27.
Shenzhen China Merchants Shekou International Cruise Terminal Co. Ltd. has announced that all ferry service to and from ...

Tropical Storm PAKHAR Approaches the South China Sea

on 08/25/2017 - 05:07 pm

All alerts have been cancelled.
We'll no longer update this post.
UPDATE: By 5:30pm, both the HKO and SZMB have cancelled their Thunderstorm and Rainstorm warning respectively.
UPDATE: At 4:15pm, the HKO extended their Thunderstorm warning until at least 5:30pm
UPDATE: At 11am, the HKO extended their Thunderstorm warning until at least 1pm.
UPDATE: The HKO cancelled it's Rainstorm Warning at 8:45am; however, it's Thunderstorm warning is expected to stay in effect until at least 11am.
UPDATE: All Tropical Storm Pakhar warnings were cancelled last night; however, rainstorm warnings were issued by both the the HKO and SZMB this ...

This Weekend in Shekou - August 25-28

on 08/25/2017 - 08:09 am

Welcome to ShekouDaily's Weekend Newsletter and congratulations on making it through one of the biggest Typhoons to hit China in recent years. After an event like this, we can't just stay home and do nothing. Here's a list of plenty of great things to do this weekend, including our Summer-End party that we sincerely hope you will join us for. We'll continue to update this post with events as they come in so check back often. Have a great weekend!
NOTE: Most of the content below appears in chronological order and "as submitted" by event organizers, promoters or venues, to the ShekouDaily directory. If you'd like to include your events or promotions to ShekouDaily or these newsle ...

Where to Celebrate Chinese Valentine's Day

on 08/25/2017 - 06:23 am

Every year on the seventh day of the seventh month of the lunar calendar is Chinese Valentine’s Day “七夕节 (Qīxījié),”  a day devoted to romance. Also known as the Double Seven Festival, the Qixi Festival is recognized as Chinese Valentine’s Day for the romantic love story between Altair and Vega. Altair is said to be Niu Lang (a poor but industrious cowherd), Vega is said to be Zhi Nü (the seventh daughter of the lord of heaven). Whether you're a cowherd, the daughter of the lord of heaven, or not, there are many places to enjoy a romantic evening this Qīxījié. Check out this list below with the ones we've received so far. We'll update this ...

Watch Videos of Severe Typhoon HATO in Shenzhen

on 08/23/2017 - 06:20 pm

The Hong Kong Observatory issued Hurricane Signal, No. 10, the highest storm warning, as Severe Typhoon Hato approached Shenzhen. Check out these photos and video shared with us of the storm and its aftermath. Click here for typhoon info.

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Video: A fishing boat crashed into the railing of the new Western portion of the Binhai Promenade

Video by Aaron Cannon of Chill's from Coastal Rose Garden 2 on Wanghai Road in Shekou at about 10am.

Video: Crew works to removed downed palm tree at Coastal Rose Garden 2 in Shekou shortly after the Hurricane Signal No. 10 was announced

Video: Strong winds in residence near Wanghai Lu in Shekou taken around 9:3 ...

Shekou Ferry Services Cancelled Ahead of Typhoon Hato

on 08/22/2017 - 07:40 pm

UPDATE: Ferry many ferry services are cancelled for Zhuahi and Macau today Saturday August 26th. Click here for Macau details or here for Zhuahi details.

UPDATE: Ferry services to or from Macau New Terminal is back to normal today Friday August 25th.

From Shekou to Macau Taipa; however has two cancelled ferries: 11:00am and 2:00pm and from Macau Taipa to Shekou has two cancelled ferries as well: 12:30pm and 3:30pm.

We'll update this post as soon as services are scheduled to resume.
UPDATE: Shekou Ferry Service to and from Macau will resume Friday. There have been no announcements about when Zhuhai services will resume.

Brownouts Hit Shekou on Hottest Day of the Year So Far

on 08/22/2017 - 12:09 pm

At 7:30 pm last night, the lights went out all across the Coastal Rose Garden 2 community.

Photo Credit: Aaron Cannon of Chill's World Famous Hot Dogs & Hamburgers.

Photo Credit: Aaron Cannon of Chill's World Famous Hot Dogs & Hamburgers.

The Coastal Rose Garden 2 outage was followed by a similar outage at the Sea Taste Community across the street about an hour later.

Photo Credit: Aaron Cannon of Chill's World Famous Hot Dogs & Hamburgers.
The brownout is believed to have been caused by excessive power usage as a result of extreme heat on Monday. According to Hong Kong Environmental Protection Deparment, yesterday was the hottest da ...