Red flags hoisted at some beaches

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     Here is an item of interest to swimmers.

     The Leisure and Cultural Services Department announced today (May 8) that the Environmental Protection Department has classified the water quality at Clear Water Bay First Beach in Sai Kung District and Anglers' Beach and Hoi Mei Wan Beach in Tsuen Wan 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.

     The red flag was hoisted at Clear Water Bay First Beach earlier due to big waves.

Ends/Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Issued at HKT 12:30