CAUTION: Strong Monsoon Signal Raised - Gale Force Winds Expected

on 12/08/2017 - 08:45 am

UPDATE: The Strong Monsoon Signal was cancelled at 11am.

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The Hong Kong Observatory raised their Strong Monsoon Signal at 7:45am this morning. Strong winds with mean speed exceeding 40 kilometres per hour are expected from the north. Gusts will occasionally reach gale force.


1. If you are not well sheltered from the north, you are advised to take precautions against strong gusty winds. Flower pots and other objects likely to be blown away should be taken indoors.


2. Those planning for water sports activities and operations at sea should take special care against high winds and rough sea conditions. Conditions are particularly rough over the offshore waters.


Last dispatched by Hong Kong Observatory at 09:45 HKT on Dec 8, 2017. First dispatched at 07:45 HKT on Dec 8, 2017.


If you're planning a flight out today, you can check airline real-time departure times here: Hong Kong International Airport or Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport.

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