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New Storm May Bring Rain Sunday - HKO Issues T1

on 09/24/2017 - 10:25 am

UPDATE: At 11:45am, the HKO announced that Outer rainbands associated with the tropical depression are expected to bring short periods of squalls to Hong Kong. Seas will be rough with swells. Members of the public are advised to stay away from the shoreline. The tropical depression is skirting at around 400 kilometres to the southwest of Hong Kong. It will depart from the territory gradually in the afternoon and tonight.
 

(Precautionary Announcements with No. 1 Signal)
1. Some precautions against damage should be taken now, gutters and drains should be cleared of obstructions. Hinges, bolts, locks and shutters of windows and doors should be checked.
2. Those who have definit ...

This Weekend in Shekou - September 22nd and Beyond

on 09/22/2017 - 12:36 pm

Welcome to ShekouDaily's Weekend Newsletter. There's a lot to do this weekend; especially on Saturday. For those of you planning to take the metro on Saturday, take note that there is some scheduled maintenance shutting down various stations. We'll update this post over the weekend if anything new comes up so feel free to check back often for the latest. 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 newsletters, you may do so for free here.
 
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Shenzhen Metro Stations Closed, Trains Stopped for Repairs on Saturday

on 09/22/2017 - 12:25 pm

The Shenzhen Metro recently announced that, due to scheduled maintenance, service on Line 1 will not be available at various metro stations from 9:20pm on Saturday September 23rd.

According to their original announcement the following stations will be closed and there will be no trains passing these metro stations:

Qian Hai Wan Station
Li Yu Men Station
Da Xin Station
Taoyuan Station


We called them to confirm this morning and we were told that actually, only two stops will be affected during this time: The Qian Hai Wan and the Taoyuan Stations.


Photo is from previous guides. It's not the actual one for Saturday's busses; however they should look like this.

If you'r ...

Police Raids Across Shenzhen Nab Multiple Foreigners

on 09/21/2017 - 01:56 pm

WeChat was abuzz yesterday September 20th with teachers across Shenzhen chattering about police raiding their schools. We confirmed with authorities and found that in fact multiple foreigners were held for inquiry yesterday in raids that took place throughout the city. 
 
One particular topic of chatter among teachers online was a warning from one person that he heard the raids would continue for 30 more days. We asked the authorities about this. They denied the 30 days rumor, stating "That's not true. There is no set 30 days. The raids will continue. They will happen at random times in different places throughout the city, and not just at schools. If you are currently working il ...

Photo Review: Thanks for Attending our Summer-End BBQ Party at Eden Garden

on 09/18/2017 - 02:54 pm

Over 100 attendees filled the Eden Garden Rooftop Bar for our Summer-End BBQ Party on Saturday September 16th from 5-9pm!
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 sponsors, supporters and attendees, and of course, Eden Garden and their staff for the amazing food and drinks, Vedett for the great beer and TAS from the Terrace for helping to make this a spectacular evening.



 
Click here to see all photos from the event.
 
Eden Garden is located on the 16th Floor of Hilton Shenzhen Shekou Nanhai Hotel at 1177 Wanghai Road.
 

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Monday Civil Defense Sirens: What You Need to Know

on 09/17/2017 - 05:47 pm

The Shenzhen Municipal Government has advised city residents that at 11am Monday September 18, 2017, the city will be conducting a test of their emergency management system by blaring air raid sirens.

The test will last for 15 minutes as the city sounds three variations of civil defense siren sequences. The interval between each alarm is three minutes.

Early Warning Alert: Signifies a likely attack is about to take place. Consists of a 36-second high-tone followed by a 24-second stop time. 3 cycles as a period.
Air Raid Sirens: Signifies an attack is imminent. A 6-second high-tone followed by a 6-second stop time. 15 cycles as a period.
Post Raid Warning:&nbs ...

This Weekend in Shekou - September 15th and Beyond

on 09/15/2017 - 12:10 pm

Welcome to ShekouDaily's Weekend Newsletter. After multiple typhoons this summer ruining past weekends, we lucked as the last two that were heading towards China this week moved away from us. Not only are we not getting hit by any adverse weather because of them, forecasts show beautiful sunny days ahead! If you're looking for something to do this weekend, you've come to the right place. Check out this list we've compiled of events, specials and activities in the coming days and weeks ahead. We'll update this post over the weekend if anything new comes up so feel free to check back often for the latest. Have a great weekend!
 
NOTE: Most of the content below appears in chronologi ...

Typhoon Update: All Clear through the weekend!

on 09/14/2017 - 04:48 pm

We previously reported on two typhoons heading towards China this week and have been monitoring them closely. Forecasts from the Shenzhen Meteorological Bureau, the Hong Kong Observatory, The Japan Meteorological Agency and Weather Underground all show both typhoons moving further away.

In fact, weather forecasts for this weekend predict sunny days through the entire weekend. We'll update this post if anything changes.


Double Typhoon Trouble for China this Week

on 09/12/2017 - 04:20 pm

UPDATE: As of September 14th, forecasts from the Shenzhen Meteorological Bureau, the Hong Kong Observatory, The Japan Meteorological Agency and Weather Underground all show both typhoons moving further away. In fact, weather forecasts for this weekend predict sunny days through the entire weekend. We'll update this post if anything changes.

 

 
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Two back-to-back Typhoons will be hitting China this week. TALIM is expected to make landfall tomorrow, the next is expected Friday.

TYPHOON #1: Super Typhoon TALIMPotential Super Typhoon TALIM, with wind speeds as high as 131-155 mph (211-250 km/h), is expected to pass north of Taiwan Thursday and hit China near ...

THUNDERSTORM Warning Tuesday September 12th

on 09/12/2017 - 03:51 pm

UPDATE: At 6:25pm, the HKO extended its Thunderstorm warning to 8pm.

UPDATE: At 5:30pm, the HKO extended the Thunderstorm warning until 6:45pm.

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The HKO issued their Thunderstorm Warning issued at 2:40 p.m. on 12 Sep 2017. It has now been extended until 5:45 p.m. today. Isolated thunderstorms are expected to occur over 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.