Tropical Cyclone Merbok
Today 12th of June the Hong Kong Observatory upgraded the typhoon signal from No?1 to No?3 at 10.40am as Tropical Cyclone Merbok approached the city.
Change to signal n.8 is possible depending on typhoon’s movement and intensity.
According to the current forecast track, Merbok is expected to make landfall within 100km of Hong Kong at about midnight tonight June 13th.
We remind you that with warning signal no.3, all the operation at the port and airport will drastically slow down.
While for Typhoon warning signal no. 8 and above, airports, ports and offices are closed for safety reason.
TYPHOON WARNING 8 AND ABOVE
The warning/signal is in force before normal working hours
The warning/signal is issued during working hours
All employees are invited to go home and office is closed within 2 hours
The warning/signal 8 is issued before the commencement of working hours and is cancelled before 2:00PM
ECX will resume working within 2 hour after the warning / signal is cancelled
The warning/signal is issued before the commencement of working hours and is cancelled after 2:00 PM
ECX will not resume operation on the same day
The warning/signal is still in force by the end of working hours
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