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Compasses Typhoon. Direct hit|The Observatory's re-issue of No. 8 typhoon signal will be maintained at least until sunrise tomorrow morning

2021-10-12T09:33:15.925Z

The Severe Tropical Storm Compasses is gradually approaching. The Observatory will issue the No. 8 Northeast Gale or Storm Signal at 5:20pm. According to the latest 9-day weather forecast from the Observatory, winds will blow from east to northeast with magnitudes 7 to 8 tomorrow, offshore and highlands occasionally 10



The Severe Tropical Storm Compasses is gradually approaching. The Observatory will issue the No. 8 Northeast Gale or Storm Signal at 5:20pm. According to the latest 9-day weather forecast from the Observatory, winds will blow from the east to northeast with magnitudes 7 to 8, offshore and highlands at magnitude 10. storm.

Compasses will turn into easterly wind tomorrow, when the wind will be quite strong and flooding will occur in low-lying areas.

The Education Bureau has announced that all schools will be closed today.


Sending away a tropical cyclone "Lion Rock", Hong Kong immediately ushered in another tropical cyclone "Compasses".

At 0:40 am on the 12th, the Observatory issued typhoon signal No. 3 to replace the strong monsoon signal. It skipped typhoon signal No. 1 just like when Lion Rock struck.

The Observatory will consider issuing the No. 8 Gale or Storm Signal in the later afternoon.


▼The wind on October 12▼


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[17:20] The Observatory will change the No. 8 northeast gale or storm signal.

Compasses Typhoon | The Jockey Club announces that the Mark Six lottery tonight will be postponed to Thursday and the first draw will be blocked for the same reason.

[16:49] The Hong Kong Jockey Club announced that the Mark Six draw tonight will be postponed to Thursday (14th).

[16:45] Li Zixiang, Senior Science Director of the Observatory, predicts that the wind will increase tonight, bringing showers and squalls, and it is expected that there will be showers in the next one or two days.

However, whether the No. 9 or No. 10 typhoon signal or the number of No. 8 typhoon signal will be issued in the future depends on the future movement path and development of the compass.

According to the latest 9-day weather forecast from the Observatory, winds will blow from east to northeast tomorrow at magnitude 7 to 8, and between offshore and highland winds will be at magnitude 10.

[16:15] The Office of the Communications Authority has called for citizens to be eager to use the telephone or use social media or instant messaging platforms to communicate with relatives and friends through broadband services. The telecommunication network may be busy and even congested.

If you cannot make a successful call to your friends or relatives immediately or find that the broadband service you are using is very slow, please try again later to avoid increasing the network load.

[15:59] Tonight "Symphony of Lights" announced the cancellation.

[15:20] The Observatory said that it is expected to send the No. 8 typhoon signal at 5:20 pm or before.

[14:45] The strong wind signal No. 3 is now in effect. The Observatory said that at 3 pm, the Severe Tropical Storm Compasses gathered about 500 kilometers southeast of Hong Kong, that is, near 18.8 degrees north latitude and 117.2 degrees east longitude. It is expected to move westward at a speed per hour. About 25 kilometers, across the northern part of the South China Sea, moving towards Hainan Island.

At 2:30 pm, the highest continuous wind speeds in Tate's Cairn, Waglan Island and Sandbanks reached gales (forces 8-9), and the highest gusts of Tate's Cairn mountain reached 96 kilometers per hour.

[14:09] The community vaccination center, the hospital vaccination station and the outreach vaccination station at the Changfa Community Center will be closed at 3 pm.

Appointments affected by the closure of the community vaccination center will be automatically postponed, and the affected people will receive a short message to notify the new vaccination date and time.

▼The wind blowing in Tsim Sha Tsui in the afternoon of October 12▼


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[12:52] The Appraisal Bureau stated that the following international and professional examinations and services originally scheduled to be held this afternoon will be rescheduled or cancelled.

Prometric exam at 1:30 pm, ABRSM online music theory exam (levels 1 to 5) exam facilities and invigilation service at 3 pm, Pearson Edexcel IAL / GCE exam at 4:30 pm.

For the latest arrangements for international and professional examinations, please pay attention to the announcement on the HKEAA website.

Compass Typhoon | Two No. 8 typhoon compasses on the 2nd and a half on Lion Rock, a new record of "so close"

[12:38] The Severe Tropical Storm Compasses is approaching. The Observatory announced today (12th) that it will consider changing the No. 8 gale and storm signal from 4 to 6 pm today (12th).

The typhoon signal No. 8 hits this time. It is only about two and a half days after the Lion Rock typhoon signal No. 8 turns at 4:40 am on Sunday (10th). It will refresh Hong Kong due to different tropical cyclones. The latest time record for the distance between the second degree typhoon signal No. 8.

The old record was set in 1966 and has been maintained for 55 years. In that year, two cyclones made Hong Kong 3 days and 3.5 hours apart, and the No. 8 typhoon signal was hoisted twice.

[12:34] Ocean Park stated that if the Observatory announces the specific hoisting time of tropical cyclone warning signal No. 8 or above during opening hours, the water park will stop selling tickets two hours before hoisting, and will be closed after the venue is cleared.

[12:30] The Observatory pointed out that at 12 noon, the Severe Tropical Storm Compasses gathered near 18.8 degrees north latitude and 118.0 degrees east longitude. The highest continuous wind speed near the center is about 105 kilometers per hour. It is expected to move westward at a speed of about 25 kilometers per hour. Pass the northern part of the South China Sea and move to the Hainan Island area.

Compasses typhoon | Supermarket shelves are empty

[12:29] The tropical cyclone "Lion Rock" has just left, and Hong Kong immediately ushered in another tropical cyclone "Compass".

The Observatory expects to consider issuing the No. 8 Gale or Storm Signal from 4 to 6 pm.

Many citizens have already sold out supermarkets and markets in various districts since last night.

The reporter inspected the market in Tsuen Wan District today. It has been crowded since 10 am, and many neighbourhoods have brought their own trolleys to sweep goods.

Ms. Chen, who lives in a nearby housing estate, said that the supermarket near her home was swept out in the morning and there was no food reserve at home, so she came to buy food rations for a family of four. It’s nearly double the price, "I can’t help but fight the wind!"

Compasses struck Hong Kong with showers for several days

[12:17] Tropical cyclone compasses will hit Hong Kong.

The nine-day weather forecast from the Observatory shows that under the combined influence of compasses and the northeast monsoon, winds along the coast of Guangdong are quite strong, with heavy rain and squally winds.

It is expected that the other north monsoon will reach the coast of South China during the weekend. The weather will be dry and slightly cooler early next week. The temperature is expected to be as low as 20 degrees on Monday (18th) and it will be slightly cooler in the morning.

Compasses Typhoon Signal | The Observatory will consider changing the number 8 typhoon signal from 4 to 6 hours. Education Bureau: All schools in Hong Kong will be closed

[12:01] The tropical cyclone "Compass" is further approaching Hong Kong.

The Observatory announced that it will consider issuing the No. 8 tropical cyclone warning signal from 4 to 6 pm.

The Education Bureau said immediately that all schools were closed today.

[10:08] Ngong Ping 360 announced that today’s cable car service has been suspended due to the influence of the No. 3 strong wind signal.

Ngong Ping 360 will resume cable car service as soon as the weather improves.

[09:44] The Leisure and Cultural Services Department announced that due to heavy waves and bad weather, Deep Water Bay Beach, Repulse Bay Beach, South Bay Beach, Stanley Main Beach, Shek O Beach in the southern district of Hong Kong Island And Big Wave Bay Beach; Hung Shing Yeh Beach, Cheung Chau Tung Wan Beach, Silver Mine Bay Beach, Pui O Beach and Lower Cheung Sha Beach in Islands District; and Silverstrand Beach Beach and Clear Water Bay in Sai Kung District A red flag has been hoisted at Second Bay Beach, indicating that swimming there is dangerous and members of the public are not allowed to swim there.

▼On the morning of October 12th, citizens went to the market to scan the goods▼


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[07:07] As the No. 3 strong wind signal takes effect, the flag-raising ceremony originally scheduled to be held at the Golden Bauhinia Square in Wan Chai at 8 am today will be cancelled.

[07:00] A spokesperson for the Food and Health Bureau reminded the public that the outdoor mobile sampling station will not be opened due to the tropical cyclone warning signal No. 3 is now in effect.

Those who need to be tested for the new coronavirus can be transferred to a community testing center or indoor mobile sampling station for testing.

[06:58] Under the combined influence of the compass and the northeast monsoon, strong winds are generally blowing in southern China, and gales are blowing occasionally off shore and highlands. The strong wind signal No. 3 will be maintained this morning and early afternoon.

As the compass gradually approaches the coast of Guangdong and strengthens, its outer rainbands will bring squally showers to Hong Kong tonight, and the local winds will further strengthen.

The Observatory will consider issuing the No. 8 Gale or Storm Signal in the later afternoon.

▼October 10th, after the tropical cyclone Lion Rock "falling wave" Cheung Chau ▼


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[05:20] As Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 3 is now in effect, the Education Bureau announced that kindergartens, schools for physically handicapped children and schools for children with intellectual disabilities will be closed today.

The Social Welfare Department advises citizens not to send their children or family members to child care centers, centers that provide after-school care services, elderly service centers, or day rehabilitation services including sheltered workshops, comprehensive vocational rehabilitation service centers, comprehensive vocational training centers and day activity centers unit.

However, the centers will continue to be open to those in need during their normal office hours.

If citizens need to send their children or family members to the center or service unit, they can contact the center or service unit first.

▼It was sunny and dry on the eve of the compass attack on October 11▼


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[05:15] The Macao Meteorological Bureau stated that the No. 3 typhoon signal will be changed at 6 am today (12th).

It is predicted that the wind force in Macao will increase.

[03:09] With the tropical cyclone compass approaching Hong Kong, the New Ferry Cross-water crossing service will be suspended on October 12th until further notice.

Other routes of New Ferry currently maintain normal service.

In addition, the Macau Typhoon No. 1 is still in effect, and it is predicted that the local wind will increase.

The Macao Meteorological Bureau will consider issuing the No. 3 typhoon signal from early morning to morning. Today, it is considering issuing a blue storm surge warning during the day.

[02:40] Hyundai Terminals Co., Ltd. announced that due to the typhoon, it will suspend all delivery services of Kyrgyzstan containers starting at 04:00.

Compasses Typhoon Signal No. 3 Typhoon Signal No. 3 to maintain the outer rain band this morning and hit low-lying areas or flooding at night

[00:50] At 1 o'clock in the morning, Severe Tropical Storm Compasses gathered about 770 kilometers east-southeast of Hong Kong. It is expected to move westward at a speed of about 25 kilometers per hour and enter the northeastern part of the South China Sea.

Under the combined influence of the compass and the northeast monsoon, strong winds are generally blowing in southern China, and gales are blowing occasionally offshore and on high ground. The strong wind signal No. 3 will be maintained this morning (12th).

[00:45] Within one hour as of 00:30, the highest continuous wind speeds in Shazhou and Waglan Island reached gale intensity, 75 kilometers per hour and 69 kilometers per hour, and maximum gust speeds of 86 kilometers per hour and 79 kilometers per hour respectively.

The organization of Severe Tropical Storm Compasses is still relatively loose.

(NOAA picture)

[00:40] The Observatory issued a strong wind signal No. 3 to replace the strong monsoon signal, representing the general wind speed of 41 to 62 kilometers per hour in Hong Kong, calling for objects that are easily blown down by the wind to be tied up or moved indoors, away from the shore and stop all water Activity.

[00:09] The Observatory said that due to the combined effects of the northeast monsoon and tropical cyclone compasses, Hong Kong is now generally blowing northerly winds and strong offshore winds.

According to the current forecast path, the compass is about to enter within 800 kilometers of Hong Kong, and then the Observatory will issue a strong wind signal No. 3 to replace the strong monsoon signal.

At 11 pm on the 11th, the compass assembled about 470 kilometers north of Manila and is expected to move westward at a speed of about 25 kilometers per hour, crossing the Luzon Strait and entering the northeastern part of the South China Sea.

The latest nine-day weather forecast issued by the Observatory at 00:00 on the 12th.

Wind situation on October 11

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Compass Typhoon | Supermarkets in various districts sold out vegetables and bread. Netizens: It seems that there are more wars than wind

[23:42] The severe tropical storm "Compass" is approaching. The Observatory announced today (11th) that the compass will be the closest to Hong Kong at the beginning of Wednesday (13th). At that time, the No. 8 typhoon signal may need to be sent.

Although the typhoon has not yet arrived, the public is ready. Many netizens report that supermarkets and markets in various districts have been sold out, and the shelves of vegetables, bread and instant noodles are empty.

Some netizens said with a smile that the situation "seems like more wars than winds."



The same situation has also occurred in many supermarkets in Tsuen Wan. Some members of the public said that they had to leave their homes in the wind and rain to find restaurants that are still open because they did not have enough food prepared under the tropical cyclone "Lion Rock" and "raid" last Saturday (9th). I bought instant noodles earlier this time, "don't go out when you buy it."

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The Observatory expects the tropical cyclone compass to enter the 800-kilometer warning zone of Hong Kong on the evening of the 11th.

(Picture of the Observatory)

[22:55] The strong monsoon signal is now in effect.

The Observatory said that under the combined influence of the monsoon and tropical cyclone compasses, strong northerly winds are expected to blow in Hong Kong, with an average wind speed exceeding 40 kilometers per hour.

The gusts reached gale intensity occasionally.

In the past hour at 10.30pm, the highest sustained wind speed recorded on Waglan Island was 67 kilometers per hour and the highest gust was 79 kilometers per hour.

Compass Typhoon | Female worker collapsed in shed

[21:51] Last Friday (8th), a bamboo scaffolding collapsed on Lowood Road in Happy Valley resulted in the death of a female worker. The tropical cyclone compass came as fierce as Lion Rock 2.0.

The Labour Department today (11th) urged contractors on construction sites to be vigilant in inclement weather and immediately adopt appropriate work arrangements and necessary safety measures to ensure the safety of workers at work.

The spokesman pointed out that the contractor should refer to the "Code of Practice in Typhoon and Heavy Rain" and the "Guide to Work Safety in Inclement Weather", and try to avoid appointing workers to carry out outdoor construction works in places affected by bad weather, especially scaffolding works and Crane operation.

▼October 11th, the weather was fine on the eve of the tropical cyclone Compasses hitting Hong Kong▼


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[20:20] The Observatory issued a special weather alert at 9:30 am today (11th), warning that the tropical cyclone "Compass" will cross the Luzon Strait today and enter within 800 kilometers of Hong Kong in the evening. The Observatory will issue a tropical Cyclone warning signal.

Under the combined influence of the "compass" and the northeast monsoon, winds along the coast of South China will gradually increase in the next one or two days.

As the "compass" crosses the northern part of the South China Sea and approaches Hong Kong, the weather in Hong Kong will deteriorate later tomorrow (12th) and the wind will further strengthen. It is expected to be the closest to Hong Kong at the beginning of Wednesday (13th), about 400 south of Hong Kong. With a passing kilometer, the wind may reach gale force in some areas of Hong Kong, and there may be heavy rains and squally winds in wide areas.

At 8 p.m., Severe Tropical Storm Compasses gathered about 470 kilometers north of Manila and is expected to move westward at a speed of about 25 kilometers per hour, crossing the Luzon Strait.

The Macau Geophysical and Meteorological Bureau issued typhoon signal No. 1 at 8 pm, and it is expected to be maintained in the evening; the probability of issuing typhoon signal No. 3 from early morning to morning tomorrow is "high", and typhoon signal No. 8 is issued tomorrow night to early morning. The probability is "higher."

The bureau expects that the compasses will continue to strengthen from Tuesday to Wednesday, and quickly traverse the northern part of the South China Sea. It will be the closest to Macau at the beginning of Wednesday, passing within a range of about 400 kilometers south of Macau, generally towards Hainan Island.

Under the combined influence of the compass and the northeast monsoon, the weather in Macau will become unstable in the next two days. The wind will increase significantly and there will be thunderstorms. The maximum wind may reach level 8. Affected by the superimposed astronomical tide of storm surge, low-lying areas may appear in the next two days. About 0.5 meters flooded.

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Lion Rock Typhoon | The Director of the Observatory admits that the message is unsatisfactory, and the female worker is sad for the accidental death of a collapsed shed

【18:52】Tropical storm "Lion Rock" struck Hong Kong and caused torrential rain. Hong Kong experienced black rainstorm warning and typhoon signal No. 8 for two consecutive days, bringing continuous heavy rain and flooding in many places.



After a series of heavy rains, the water storage in Hong Kong's reservoirs has risen from about 67.67% to 75.32%, up to 70% of the safety index.

The reporter visited Tai Tam Tuk Reservoir today (11th). The flood fell straight down the dam and suddenly turned into a surging waterfall, which was very spectacular.

Many citizens came to admire it, and some even experienced the flood discharge momentum again after 24 years, "I'm so excited! I've been to Tai Tam Tuk Reservoir many times, but this is the first time I saw the flood discharge!"

▼10.11 Tai Tam Tuk Reservoir is full of flood discharge to attract citizens to punch in ▼


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Lion Rock Typhoon |The water stored in the torrential rain pond rises to 10%, Tai Tan Reservoir becomes a giant waterfall

[18:10] Tropical storm "Lion Rock" struck Hong Kong and caused torrential rain. Hong Kong experienced black rainstorm warning and typhoon signal No. 8 for two consecutive days, bringing continuous heavy rain and flooding in many places.



After a series of heavy rains, the reporter visited Tai Tam Tuk Reservoir today (11th). The flood fell straight down the dam and suddenly turned into a surging waterfall, which is very spectacular.

Many citizens came to admire it, and some even experienced the flood discharge momentum again after 24 years, "I'm so excited! I've been to Tai Tam Tuk Reservoir many times, but this is the first time I saw the flood discharge!"

▼Tropical Storm Lion Rock hit Hong Kong on October 9.

Market conditions under Typhoon Signal No. 8▼


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Compass Typhoon | Education Bureau Letter: Parents can decide whether their children go to school according to the weather.

【18:00】Following the "surprise" of tropical cyclone Lion Rock last week, another tropical cyclone "Compasses" is also ready to strike.

In view of the heavy rain last Friday (9th) at school and after school, many students became "fucked". The Education Bureau today (11th) issued a document to parents mentioning school arrangements under inclement weather.

According to the article, the situation in some areas may be different from the overall situation in Hong Kong, and even emergencies should be dealt with flexibly according to the prevailing circumstances. It emphasizes that the Education Bureau notice stated that parents can decide whether to let their children go to school in accordance with the weather conditions. The weather, roads, slopes or traffic conditions are bad. To ensure the safety of their children, parents should allow them to stay at home.

For students who are affected by inclement weather or flooding and who are late or are absent from school on the day determined by their parents, the school will deal with them at its discretion and will not penalize them.

Compasses Typhoon Signal | The Lion Rock Replica Observatory will go directly to No. 3 typhoon warning tonight or go to No. 8 on Wednesday

[17:30] The wind is up again!

After the Lion Rock, which brought Typhoon Signal No. 8, left, the Severe Tropical Storm Compasses also approached fiercely.

The Observatory issued a strong monsoon signal at 4 o'clock this afternoon (11th). Strong winds are blowing in Hong Kong. The average wind speed exceeds 40 kilometers per hour, and the wind is equivalent to the No. 3 typhoon signal.

Li Zixiang, Senior Science Director of the Observatory, even announced at the press conference in the afternoon that when the compass enters the 800 km range of Hong Kong tonight, the Observatory will directly issue the No. 3 typhoon signal to replace the strong monsoon signal as if the Lion Rock is coming. The wind will increase further. Strong winds may blow in some areas on Wednesday, and the Observatory may issue the No. 8 typhoon that day.

Compasses Typhoon Signal | The Observatory's notice that the No. 3 typhoon signal will be directly registered tonight, or the No. 8 may be registered on Wednesday

[16:30] After the tropical cyclone Lion Rock "raid" last week, the Observatory predicted that the severe tropical storm Compasses will enter the 800-kilometer warning range of Hong Kong tonight (11th), and it will be directly converted from the strong monsoon signal to No. 3 The typhoon signal, like the Lion Rock, jumps over Typhoon No. 1. The observatory also predicts that Compasses will intensify into a typhoon. It will be the closest to Hong Kong at the beginning of Wednesday (13th). It will pass about 400 kilometers south of Hong Kong. The wind is in some areas of Hong Kong. It may reach gale intensity and may need to change the No. 8 typhoon signal.

Director Zheng Chuming said at today’s press conference that the compass is an "autumn platform" like the Lion Rock. South China is affected by the northeast monsoon. When a tropical cyclone is in the South China Sea, the combined effect of the two will increase the wind force; when the compass is close When Hong Kong is south of Hong Kong, the relevant rainband will move closer to the Pearl River Estuary, and the wind will continue to strengthen. The wind will be at its highest time. It is expected from late Tuesday to early Wednesday, depending on whether the path changes.

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"Compass" approaches the Observatory tonight and announces a tropical cyclone warning with a force 9 wind in offshore highlands on Wednesday

[13:06] "Lion Rock" gradually moved away and weakened into an area of ​​low pressure, but "Compasses" has gradually strengthened into a severe tropical storm, and "take over" approaching Hong Kong.

The Observatory announced that the "Compass" will enter within 800 kilometers of Hong Kong at night, and a tropical cyclone warning signal will be issued. Coupled with the influence of the northeast monsoon, it is expected that there will be squally showers later tomorrow (12th) until Wednesday (13th). On the day, there are squally heavy showers and thunderstorms, and there is a chance to blow gale (level 8) at first, and even 9 level gales are blowing offshore and on high ground.

Typhoon Compasses ︱ Wind blows again before Chongyang. The weather turns worse on Tuesday night and the monsoon becomes the key to wind again.

[12:26] As the tropical cyclone "Lion Rock" just moved away, another tropical cyclone "Compasses" (Figure 1) has been intensifying in the waters east of the Philippines and is expected to enter as early as today (October 11) evening 800 kilometers of Hong Kong.



(The original text is taken from the website of the Observatory, the title, introduction and content, edited and revised by Hong Kong 01)

▼On October 9th, tropical cyclone Lion Rock No. 8 Typhoon Mong Kok was deserted on weekend ▼


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Compasses Typhoon Signal | Observatory: Typhoon Signal No. 8 may be re-issued later in the afternoon. Kindergarten will be closed today. Weather traffic | Typhoon Signal No. 3 will take effect this afternoon or typhoon signal No. 8 may be re-issued. Maintain the outer rain bands this morning to kill low-lying areas or flooding Lion Rock Typhoon Signal at night | Ngong Ping Wind Power No. 10 Typhoon Giant Buddha does not damage the Shido Store owner: Powerful Lion Rock Typhoon Signal | Tukhang Typhoon Signal No. 8 Cheung Chau hurriedly closed business without budget :I have never thought about suspension of the Lion Rock Typhoon | Black rain hits the farmland and turns the pond soaked and the seedlings are soaked. The harvest period is delayed or the price increases in the New Year.

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