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Typhoon Koinu situation report (1)
     The Hong Kong Observatory issued No. 8 Northeast Gale or Storm Signal at 12.40pm today (October 8).

     The Home Affairs Department has so far opened 29 temporary shelters in various districts and 83 people have sought refuge at the shelters.

     As at 2.40pm today, the Fire Services Department and the Government's 1823 Call Centre received one report and two reports of fallen trees respectively. No report of landslide or flooding has been received so far. 
     According to the Hospital Authority, as at 2pm today, one male has sought medical treatment at public hospital during the typhoon period.
Ends/Sunday, October 8, 2023
Issued at HKT 15:08
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