Typhoon Nuri No. 9 Signal Issued
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HONG KONG : 22 Aug., 2008 - The Increasing Gale or Storm Signal, No. 9, was issued at 1:40 pm by the Hong Kong Observatory.
This means that winds are expected to increase significantly as Nuri moves closer to Hong Kong.
At 2 p.m., Typhoon Nuri was centred about 40 kilometres east-southeast of Hong Kong Observatory (near 22.1 degrees north 114.5 degrees east) and is forecast to move northwest at about 14 kilometres per hour towards Hong Kong.
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Nuri is expected to cross Hong Kong in the next few hours. Gales are affecting many parts of the territory. Winds will increase further.
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In the past hour, the maximum sustained winds recorded at Waglan Island, Tai Mei Tuk and Chek Lap Kok were 94, 78 and 76 kilometres per hour respectively.
Place : Yuen Long, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Equipment: Canon 40D, 17-40mm 4.0L
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