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Severe Tropical Storm Pakhar situation report (1)
     The Hong Kong Observatory issued the No. 8 Southeast Gale or Storm Signal at 5.10am today (August 27).
      As at 7.10am, the Home Affairs Department has opened 23 temporary shelters in various districts and 214 people have sought refuge at the shelters.
      The 1823 Government Call Centre has received 13 reports of fallen tree as at 7am.
      On air traffic, the Airport Authority Hong Kong reported that a total of 140 flights have been cancelled as at 6am today.
      The Drainage Services Department has received one report of flooding so far. No report of landslide has been received.
Ends/Sunday, August 27, 2017
Issued at HKT 8:03
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