Figure ①: 23 20, 30 points, usually lively Russell blocks, pedestrians, a handful. Figure ②: typhoon signal No. 8, posted in the lobby of the residential building. Figure ③: Wong Nai Chung Road to a shop for window tape to prevent typhoon had blown away the broken glass hurt. Newspaper reporter Yin Shichang photo
“Vicente” approaching the southeast coast of China, Hong Kong start at the highest level in 13 years Typhoon Warning
Typhoon response (hot interpretation of the investigation)
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the reporter LEE Wing-Ning Ge Yu>
this year Typhoon “Vicente” approaching the southeast coast of China, July 23, 17, 23, at 0:00 on the 24th, the Hong Kong Observatory have been hung out on the 8th, the 9th typhoon signal No. 10, which means the highest level of typhoon the impending onslaught.
as densely populated modern city and the port city, Hong Kong how to deal with severe weather harassment? Look at the investigation of the reporter.
7 23 evening, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. Original bustling streets empty, the former brightly lit department store lights out early closing day, ringing sound, and a leisurely walk through the tram, has also been suspended. Bustling Hong Kong, and completely change the other faces.
all of this, because 17:40 Hong Kong Observatory issued the No. 8 Northeast Storm Signal.
23 at 20 points, at 0:45 on the 24th typhoon warning signal twice to upgrade the Hong Kong Observatory issued the Hurricane Signal No. 10. The tenth is the highest level of tropical cyclone warning signal, the last Hong Kong Observatory issued the signal is September 16, 1999.
In addition to television, radio, Internet, mobile phones, subway, shopping malls, residential quarters, hospitals, etc. will be suspension warning notice
23 throughout the afternoon, Sharon every 15 minutes of call time 1.8782 million – Chen Min is the administrator of the Happy Valley, Hong Kong Poly Man Street, a residential building, she dialed the Hong Kong Observatory’s weather hotline.
Finally, a telephone dial 8 Northeast Gale or Storm Signal was issued at 17:40 on July 23, “the warning came. Chen Min immediately removed from the drawer has already prepared a typhoon signal No. 8 notices posted in the lobby, replaced the original three notices.
In addition to the notices of the lobby, also through the company’s e-mail informed of typhoon warning. 23, 16 am, to work in Central, Hong Kong, a securities company, Pan Lu received the mail of the Human Resources Department. Mail, the Observatory has announced a typhoon signal No. 8 in 18:00, address and distant employees can leave work early.
of Hong Kong companies are generally announced at the Hong Kong Observatory hoisted two hours before the typhoon signal No. 8 to allow employees to work, to ensure that live far employees can successfully home before the arrival of the typhoon.as information on highly developed modern city, the Hong Kong variety of flow channels to send emergency information. Observatory and the media is highly complex, whenever the weather is abnormal, the mainstream media, including television, radio, website, will be the latest weather information placed in a prominent position; all public places including subway, shopping malls, residential quarters, hospitals, etc., will hang standardization weather warning level.
tropical cyclone alert system, is a warning signal when the storms are divided into No. 1, 3, No. 8, No. 9, on the 10th, a total of five levels, the first level of the weakest Grade 10 of the strongest. The Hong Kong Observatory, the strong wind warning for a certain level, commonly known as “hanging a typhoon. Observatory, the Strong Wind Signal No.8 hoisted or more, will be closed, work stoppages, public facilities temporarily closed in the harbor outside Hong Kong Ferry pause, trams and most bus routes suspended, only the MTR will provide limited services .
17 o’clock 40 minutes, the time of issue of the gale signal No. 8, the whole of Hong Kong have been ready, early warning information quickly spread throughout an office building, every street and a residential.
eight on the 10th tropical cyclone warning every 15 minutes broadcast time, urban drainage trunk systems can prevent 200-year flood
face typhoon “Wei Vincent, the Hong Kong Observatory at 3:40 p.m. on July 21 released the tropical cyclone warning on the 1st signal. The Standby Signal No. 1 was hoisted up to 37 hours, and 23, 5:00 am, the Observatory put the tropical cyclone warning, the atmosphere is tense. It turned out that according to the Observatory’s tropical cyclone warning warning do a good job in accordance with the established program.
tropical cyclone signal to hang out, said the typhoon approaching, more dangerous, the government must decide whether the kindergartens and other institutions should be open and when closed.
is expected to be released within two hours on the 8th signal, the Observatory will be issued two reports message. At 15:45 on the 23rd, the first message release, announced the expected tropical cyclone warning will be issued in the next two hours journey home to remind the people living in remote areas, is also dispersed in the No. 8 typhoon warning is issued Members of the public demand for public services.
second message, that is officially announced that hang out of the No. 8 typhoon warning issued at 17:40. According to the guidelines, should be completed within 12 hours, all preventive measures.the commencement of any signal in
and 8 on the 10th, the tropical cyclone warning will be broadcast once every 15 minutes. All the warning signal will hang out prominently in the television, radio, schools and public areas.
tropical cyclone can also be issued along with other severe weather warnings. For heavy rain, the Observatory will turn from weak to strong yellow, red, black rainstorm warning. Amber rainstorm warning signal, indicating that some low-lying and drainage poor areas may be flooding the red and black rainstorm warning signal is that the risk of flooding will be more serious and may lead to confusion.
whenever heavy rain affects the northern part of the New Territories, is expected to low-lying areas may or flooding, the Observatory will be issued a Special Announcement on Flooding in Northern New Territories. Flood warning is issued, the Observatory will report to the government departments and radio and television stations to broadcast to the public. The media regularly report the latest situation, until the heavy rain is not expected to cause any serious impact on the local area.
flooding special report issued after the New Territories North, Drainage Services Department Emergency Control Centre will be activated, the Drainage Services Department and the relevant departments ready to clear the blockage of pipes and watercourses. Fire Services Department, the Police, the Government Flying Service and Civil Aid Service Team will deploy rescue resources and ambulance evacuation and rescue of flood victims.
last century and the 1990s, Hong Kong has happened a number of serious flooding incidents cause significant economic losses. 2010, can cause serious social or economic impact of severe flooding black spots “have all been cleared. In 2011, Hong Kong remaining 16, or minor flooding locations.
in accordance with the standards published by the Hong Kong Government Drainage Services Department, to prevent floods, urban drainage trunk systems once in 200 years, the urban branch systems and mainly rural catchment areas for 50 years. rural drainage system was 10 years.
“go look”, to avoid to stay out in advance to hoard good food, and a strong sense of public self-protection
23 20 o’clock, the reporter found , winds, rain from time to time sometimes, but the street was empty. “Homes” is the most important protective measures in the Hong Kong people face when typhoon signal No. 8. Roadside shops, but also cautious stores in the adhesive tape on the windows to prevent glass violent wind break wounding.
people often complain about the Hong Kong Observatory, the typhoon signal is a “false alarm”, the Hong Kong people generally Observatory’s warning seriously children.
summer tropical cyclones in Hong Kong frequently go out to check the weather is one of the habits of most Hong Kong people. To meet the needs of the Hong Kong Observatory launched the “Observatory” mobile application, many young people will be smart phones “go look at the day.” My Observatory, “the user said Chen Ying, whenever there is a thunderstorm warning, the Observatory will push information to the user through the phone in a timely manner. However, the use of SMS in Hong Kong is not common, the Observatory does not provide SMS notification service.
tropical cyclone signal, how to deal with? Chen Ying said that the Hong Kong community has long been a consensus, the Government and the public has a normal measures to deal with, such as when the typhoon signal should lock windows and doors, latch good latch, wind and large windows should be affixed adhesive tape, the car stopped at the most vulnerable to damage, avoid staying on the street.
Chen Ying said, in various forms of leaflets or videos spread this information, so even if the storm, he felt very reassuring.
to protect the personal safety, another important aspect is diet. During the typhoon, most restaurants and supermarkets are no longer in business, early store good food is very important. During the typhoon signal the advent of the major supermarkets in Hong Kong will hoard food group. 21:00, Happy Valley, a Wellcome supermarket is still business as usual.
charge more than the fees prescribed in the Regulation commits an offense, and the Transport Department has reminded taxi drivers, during typhoons can not charge an additional fare, but the taxi driver to take advantage of the wind robbery “does not uncommon. Around 21:00, the reporter in the Times Square taxi back to Happy Valley to residence, the original, as long as the distance of the starting price of 20 yuan, a taxi driver mouth will be 80 yuan. In addition a few taxi offer ranging from 80-100 yuan. Some of the passengers before the rain staggered to see the taxi coming, desperately waving excitement, hear the wild speculations, compelled on car thieves.welcome to leave a comment share: the microblogging recommended (edit: SN014)