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Typhoon Talim situation report (4)
     The No. 8 Southeast Gale or Storm Signal issued by the Hong Kong Observatory at 6.40am today (July 17) remains in force.
     The Home Affairs Department has so far opened 29 temporary shelters in various districts and 109 people have sought refuge at the shelters.
     As at 2pm today, the 1823 Government Call Centre has received 32 reports of fallen tree. The Drainage Services Department has received two confirmed flooding cases. No reports of landslide have been received so far.
     According to the Hospital Authority, as at 2pm today, eight people (six men and two women) have been injured during the typhoon period and sought medical treatment at the Accident and Emergency Department of public hospitals.
Ends/Monday, July 17, 2023
Issued at HKT 14:34
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