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Islands District Office urges Tai O residents who may be affected by flooding to take shelter in a safe place
     ​The Islands District Office (IDO) announced that according to the forecast of the Hong Kong Observatory, the sea level at Tai O may rise to 3.9 metres above Chart Datum or more around noon under the influence of the tropical cyclone.  There may be waist-deep flooding in the low-lying areas of Tai O.

     The Police, the Fire Services Department and the Civil Aid Service personnel are continuing their efforts to help affected residents to move to the temporary shelter or other safe locations.  The IDO urges affected residents to follow their instructions to take shelter in a safe place.
Ends/Wednesday, August 23, 2017
Issued at HKT 11:58
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