Status of Cold Weather Warning

Cold Weather Warning

The Cold Weather Warning is now in force.Cold weather is expected in Hong Kong in the next couple of days.

People are advised to put on warm clothes and ensure adequate indoor ventilation.

People are also advised to avoid prolonged exposure to wintry winds, especially on high ground to avoid getting cold and having adverse health effects.

If you know of elderly persons or persons with chronic medical conditions staying alone, please call or visit them occasionally to check if they need any assistance.

Make sure heaters are safe before use, and place them away from any combustibles. Do not light fires indoors as a means to keep warm.

Please ensure that there is plenty of fresh air in your room when you are using an old-type gas water heater.

Dispatched by Hong Kong Observatory at 06:00 HKT on 18.12.2017

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