HAD opens centres for heat shelter seekers

     The Home Affairs Department's 14 temporary heat shelters open today (June 30) while the Very Hot Weather Warning (VHWW) is in force.

     These shelters will be closed at 10 pm if the VHWW is cancelled before 4.30pm or else the centres will be closed at 8 am tomorrow.    

     For further information, please call the department's enquiries hotline before midnight on 2835 1473.

     The 14 centres are located at:

Hong Kong Districts:

Central and Western -
Sai Ying Pun Community Hall
3/F, Sai Ying Pun Community Complex,
2 High Street, Sai Ying Pun

Eastern / Wan Chai -
Causeway Bay Community Centre
3/F, 7 Fook Yum Road, Causeway Bay

Kowloon Districts:

Kowloon City -
To Kwa Wan Kaifong Welfare Association
56 Kowloon City Road, To Kwa Wan

Kwun Tong -
Lam Tin (West) Community Centre
71 Kai Tin Road, Lam Tin, Kowloon

Sham Shui Po -
Shek Kip Mei Community Hall
Block 42, Shek Kip Mei Estate
Nam Cheong Street, Sham Shui Po

Wong Tai Sin -
Tsz Wan Shan (South) Estate Community Centre
Hall, G/F, Wan Wah Street, Tsz Wan Shan

Yau Tsim Mong -
Henry G Leong Yaumatei Community Centre
60 Public Square Street, Yau Ma Tei

New Territories:

Kwai Tsing -
Kwai Shing Community Hall
Podium, Block 6, Kwai Shing West Estate, Kwai Chung

North -
Cheung Wah Community Hall
Cheung Wah Estate, Fanling

Tai Po -
Tai Po Community Centre
2 Heung Sze Wui Street, Tai Po

Tsuen Wan -
Lei Muk Shue Community Hall
Lei Muk Shue Estate, Tsuen Wan

Tuen Mun -
Butterfly Bay Community Centre (near Tip Sum House)
Butterfly Estate, Tuen Mun

Yuen Long -
Long Ping Community Hall
Long Ping Estate, Yuen Long

Yuen Long -
Tin Yiu Community Centre
Tin Yiu Estate, Tin Shui Wai

Ends/Sunday, June 30, 2013
Issued at HKT 09:28