Third storm in two weeks: Hong Kong could see Standby Signal No.1 as soon as this afternoon

The Hong Kong Observatory will consider issuing the Standby Signal No.1 later today as Tropical Cyclone Mawar is  slowly moving towards Hong Kong and expected to make landfall over the coast of eastern Guangdong on Sunday. Mawar would be the third storm to hit Hong Kong in two weeks after Hato and Pakhar. It is expected ...

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Macau draws scrutiny, criticism over Hato response

Macau draws scrutiny, criticism over Hato response

Macau graft busters have begun a probe into the city’s weather bureau over its handling of deadly Severe Typhoon Hato, amid reports that deference to the island’s...

Hong Kong braces for tropical storm just days after Hato

Hong Kong braces for tropical storm just days after Hato

Hong Kong and Macau, still recovering from the fury of Typhoon Hato, could see more flooding this weekend as another tropical storm is expected to make landfall in Macau on...

Typhoon totaled: 25 luxury cars including HKD2m Lamborghini ‘unearthed’ from flooded underground car park

Typhoon totaled: 25 luxury cars including HKD2m Lamborghini ‘unearthed’ from flooded underground car park

Dozens of luxury cars, including a Lamborghini worth more than HKD2 million (about USD256,000), parked in an underground car park in Heng Fa Chuen are feared to be beyond repair...

Floods, fallen trees, and more: Typhoon Hato’s trail of destruction as seen on social media

Floods, fallen trees, and more: Typhoon Hato’s trail of destruction as seen on social media

Hong Kong went into lockdown today after Typhoon Hato tore through the city with hurricane-force winds and heavy rain. Pictures and videos of floods and fallen trees have made...

WATCH: Suspended working platform smashes into Hung Hom apartment during Typhoon 10

WATCH: Suspended working platform smashes into Hung Hom apartment during Typhoon 10

As Hong Kong saw floods, fallen trees, and six-meter high tides during the rare Typhoon 10 this morning, most citizens stayed home to avoid danger outdoors. For the unlucky...

Hong Kong issues first Typhoon 10 signal since 2012

Hong Kong issues first Typhoon 10 signal since 2012

Hongkongers are taking shelter this morning after the Hong Kong Observatory (HKO) issued the highest typhoon warning — Hurricane Signal No. 10 — the city has seen...

Hong Kong sees hottest weather for 132 years as Typhoon Hato nears city

Hong Kong sees hottest weather for 132 years as Typhoon Hato nears city

In terms of the weather, Hong Kong summers are defined by three things: heat, humidity, and typhoons. Luckily/unluckily for us, we’re about to experience the full trifecta...

Hong Kong woman slammed for banning helper from using air con

Hong Kong woman slammed for banning helper from using air con

To anyone who’s suffered through Hong Kong notoriously long, humid, and sweltering summers, the cool blast of air conditioning can feel like a non-negotiable requirement for...

At least 7 hikers suffer sunstroke on Hong Kong’s hottest day of the year

At least 7 hikers suffer sunstroke on Hong Kong’s hottest day of the year

As temperatures rose to 37 degrees Celsius in some parts of Hong Kong yesterday, at least seven hikers were reported to have suffered from heatstroke, including a 19-year-old man...