Red flags hoisted at several beaches

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Here is an item of interest to swimmers.

     The Leisure and Cultural Services Department announced today (August 30) that due to big waves, red flags have been hoisted at Chung Hom Kok Beach, St Stephen's Beach, Turtle Cove Beach, Shek O Beach, Big Wave Bay Beach and Repulse Bay Beach in Southern District, Hong Kong Island; Hung Shing Yeh Beach, Lo So Shing Beach, Pui O Beach, Upper Cheung Sha Beach, Lower Cheung Sha Beach and Tong Fuk Beach in Islands District; and Hap Mun Bay Beach in Sai Kung District.

     Meanwhile, due to inclement weather, red flags have been hoisted at Clear Water Bay First Beach and Clear Water Bay Second Beach in Sai Kung District.

     Beach-goers are advised not to swim at these beaches.

Ends/Thursday, August 30, 2018
Issued at HKT 9:53