No. 8 Northeast Gale or Storm Signal issued at 5.20pm


12th October 2021 – (Hong Kong) The No. 8 Northeast Gale or Storm Signal was issued at 5.20pm This means that winds with mean speeds of 63 kilometres per hour or more are expected.

Tropical Cyclone Kompasu will move across the northern part of the South China Sea towards the vicinity of Hainan Island in the next couple of days. Under the combined effect of Kompasu and the northeast monsoon, it will be windy with heavy rain and squalls over the coast of Guangdong. Another surge of the northeast monsoon is expected to reach the coast of southern China during the weekend. It will be dry and slightly cooler over the region early next week.