First Black Rainstorm warning of the year issued, floods and 70km an hour gusts expected

Take shelter, Coconauts. The Hong Kong Observatory (HKO) has issued the very first Black Rainstorm warning of the year, which longtime residents know means potential flooding, a swarm of umbrellas, and absolutely no chance of hailing a reasonably priced taxi. The HKO hoisted the Amber Rainstorm signal at 6:40am, before upgrading it to a Red

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