31 Results in category Shekou Weather

New Thunderstorm and Wind Warnings for June 14th

on 06/14/2017 - 08:43 am

The following Thunderstorm Warning issued by the Hong Kong Observatory at 7:55 a.m. on 14 Jun 2017 and will remain in force until 9:30 a.m. today. They also made issued a warning about strong winds and rain at 8:30 am stating that: "Widespread heavy rain may affect Hong Kong in a couple of hours. Members of the public should be on the alert. Gusts reaching 70 kilometres per hour or above may continue to affect Hong Kong. "
Here is the full text of the Thunderstorm warning: Isolated squally thunderstorms are expected to occur over Hong Kong. Gusts exceeding 70 kilometres per hour were recorded at Cheung Chau at around 8:00 a.m.
Gusts reaching 70 kilometres per hour or above may continu ...

Shekou Ferry Service to Resume From 12 Noon Today

on 06/13/2017 - 10:35 am

At 10am Tuesday June 13th, Shenzhen China Merchants Shekou International Cruise Terminal Co. Ltd. announced that all ferry service to and from Shekou will resume after 12 noon today after being suspended yesterday at 1pm ahead of Tropical Cyclone Merbok. 

Considering how much it's still raining now, we assume this may change. If it does, we'll post it here. Stay tuned!

Up-to-date Shekou Ferry Schedules:
 * Shekou to/from the Hong Kong International Airport
 * Shekou to/from Hong Kong Central
 * Shekou to/from Macau
 * Shekou to/from Zhuhai

WARNING: Merbok Floods Shenzhen - City Alert (Photos and Videos)

on 06/13/2017 - 09:31 am

This morning the City of Shenzhen released the following warning about flooding caused by Merbok. Please take care! (Translated via Google Translate):
Shenzhen city warned: public bike bus submerged area, please do not close! May leak! Has been hit! Do not praise! Seeking Forward! Rainy days to avoid close to easy leakage power! Please actively forward and reduce innocent casualties. Emergency reminder rain for drainage, a lot of covers are open, pay attention to the foot of the foot, see the place where the rain hit the whirlpool, detours. We must pay attention to safety when traveling!

These five videos were taken at about 11:30am on the corner of Kangle Lu and HaiChang Jie.



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Shekou Ferry Service Cancelled Ahead Tropical Cyclone Merbok

on 06/12/2017 - 01:10 pm

Shenzhen China Merchants Shekou International Cruise Terminal Co. Ltd. has announced that all ferry service to and from Shekou have been cancelled as of 1pm today. The cancellation is due to the arrival of Tropical Cyclone Merbok. 

No information has yet to be provided as to when the ferry service will resume. We'll post it here as soon as we know.

Tropical Cyclone Warning Bulletin: Tropical Storm Merbok

on 06/11/2017 - 10:02 pm

UPDATE: 7:30PM 3/13/17: At 6:45pm, the HKO issued the following weather forecast for today and tomorrow: "Mainly cloudy with a few showers. There will be isolated thunderstorms tonight and tomorrow morning. Sunny intervals in the afternoon. Temperatures will range between 26 and 31 degrees. Moderate southwesterly winds, occasionally fresh. Outlook: Sunny intervals on Thursday. Showers and thunderstorms in the following couple of days."
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UPDATE: 3:20pm 3/13/17: At 2:40pm, the HKO extended the Thunderstorm warning to 4:30pm today. Members of the public are advised to take the following precautions whe ...

Guangdong Provincial Meteorological Bureau Issues Thunderstorm Warning for May 15-16

on 05/14/2017 - 05:54 pm

UPDATE: 6:15pm. Although thunderstorms are expected to continue through tomorrow the Hong Kong Observatory has lifted it's thunderstorm warning. Here is their latest weather outlook for tonight and tomorrow. "Cloudy with showers and a few thunderstorms. Showers will be heavy at times at first tomorrow. The minimum temperature will be about 23 degrees. Showers will ease off gradually with sunny intervals during the day. The maximum temperature will be around 28 degrees. Light winds, becoming moderate northeasterly winds tomorrow. Outlook: Sunny periods in the following couple of days."
 
UPDATE: 1:15pm. The HKO has extended the Thunderstorm warning to 3:15pm.
 
UPDATE: The ...

Brace Yourself! It's Going to Get Freezing Cold!

on 12/13/2016 - 10:40 am

This article has been updated at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday December 13th. The originally reported forecast from Weather Underground was incorrectly reporting the wrong location. Updated forecasts appear below.
 
According to the Meteorological Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality, temperatures are expected to drop this Friday to a low of 10-11 degrees Celcius. We've checked two other sources confirming this is going to be a cold week.
 

 
Although the average temperature recently has been a comfortable 20.9 degrees, this upcoming dip is sure to remind us that winter is here. Fortunately it shouldn't last long. According to the Meteorological Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality, Shenzhe ...

SUPERMOON: Best Moon Gazing Spots in Shekou

on 11/14/2016 - 01:20 pm

Chen Xiaochun of EYESHENZHEN today posted about the SUPERMOON event tonight where the moon "will appear up to 14 percent bigger and 30 percent brighter than an average full moon."
 
With some of the clearest skies in all of China (for a city at least), Shenzhen is a great place to moon gaze. If you're looking for some ideas on where to do so tonight here in Shekou, consider the following:
 

 
 
MOST PICTURESQUE
 * the Eden Garden Rooftop Bar of the Hilton, with their stunning 270° views of Shekou (click here for photos). From there you'll be able to enjoy views of the moon overlooking Shenzhen Bay and even Sea World. They also have a telescope on an ...

Typhoon Sarika 2016 Forecast History Log

on 10/19/2016 - 09:28 am

The following page contains a history of the forecast, predictions and warnings we shared during Typhoon Sarika. For information on Super Typhoon Haima, click here.

The HKO cancelled all signals at 10:10pm October 18th. Occasional strong winds are still expected overnight. Members of the public should stay on the alert. Since seas are rough and there are swells, you are advised to stay away from the shoreline and not to engage in water sports.

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At 8PM. the HKO cancelled the rainstorm warning and the following forecast was issued for tonight and tomorrow: Fresh to strong east to southeasterly winds, occasionally gale force offshore at first. Cloudy with squall ...

Super Typhoon Haima Approaches with 205 km/h Expected Winds

on 10/17/2016 - 06:46 am

Many events for this weekend have been rescheduled.Click here for an up-to-date list.

This page is being updated often with information from various weather sources.

UPDATE: 11am October 24th: Many trains into and out of Shenzhen seem to be back to normal; however, not all. Once we've confirmed they are, we'll make the final update to this post.

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As of 11am Saturday October 22nd, ticket sales has re-opened for about half the routes out of the Shenzhen Railway stations.

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Shenzhen Bay Border Crossing re-opened at 9:15 pm October 21.

HKO: All signals were cancelled at 10:10 p.m.

At 10 p.m., Tropical Storm Haima was centred about 280 kilometres nor ...