Red flags hoisted at Kiu Tsui Beach and Silverstrand Beach

Attention TV/radio announcers:

Please broadcast the following as soon as possible and repeat it at regular intervals:

Here is an item of interest to swimmers.

     The Leisure and Cultural Services Department announced today (May 22) that the Environmental Protection Department has classified the water quality at Kiu Tsui Beach and Silverstrand Beach in Sai Kung District as Grade 4, which means the beaches are not suitable for swimming. The red flags have been hoisted. Beach-goers are advised not to swim at the beaches until further notice.

Ends/Tuesday, May 22, 2012
Issued at HKT 12:45