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PRESS WEATHER NO. 092 - THUNDERSTORM WARNING (URGENT)

THUNDERSTORM WARNING (URGENT)

                    THUNDERSTORM WARNING

THUNDERSTORM WARNING WAS ISSUED AT 6:25 A.M. ON 25 JUN
2008. IT WILL BE VALID UNTIL 8:30 A.M. TODAY. SCATTERED
SQUALLY THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO OCCUR OVER HONG KONG.

GUSTS EXCEEDING 120 KILOMETRES PER HOUR WERE RECORDED AT
WAGLAN ISLAND AT AROUND 6:20 A.M.

GUSTS REACHING 120 KILOMETRES PER HOUR OR ABOVE MAY
CONTINUE TO AFFECT HONG KONG.

MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC ARE ADVISED TO TAKE THE FOLLOWING
PRECAUTIONS WHEN THUNDERSTORMS OCCUR:

1. STAY INDOORS. SEEK SHELTER IN BUILDINGS IF YOU ARE
ENGAGING IN OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES.

2. DO NOT STAND ON HIGH GROUNDS. KEEP AWAY FROM HIGHLY
CONDUCTIVE OBJECTS, TREES OR MASTS.

3. TAKE PRECAUTIONS AGAINST VIOLENT GUSTS. BEWARE OF FLYING
DEBRIS AND FALLING OBJECTS.

4. DRIVERS USING HIGHWAYS AND FLYOVERS SHOULD REDUCE SPEED
TO BE ALERT TO VIOLENT GUSTS.

DISPATCHED BY HONG KONG OBSERVATORY AT 06:26 HKT ON 25.06.2008

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