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Hong Kong Digital Vision: Typhoon Nuri No. 9 Signal Issued :: Photoblog in Hong Kong


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Friday, August 22, 2008

Typhoon Nuri No. 9 Signal Issued

Typhoon Nuri (颱風鸚鵡)
Stock Photo ID: hkdigit-20080822-141747

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.

Typhoon Nuri (颱風鸚鵡)
Stock Photo ID: hkdigit-20080822-140445

Nuri is expected to cross Hong Kong in the next few hours. Gales are affecting many parts of the territory. Winds will increase further.

Typhoon Nuri (颱風鸚鵡)
Stock Photo ID: hkdigit-20080822-135356

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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7 Comments:

Anonymous nat said...

hello i randomly chanced upon your blog when i was trying to find out more about the typhoon. since you live there now, do you think it's safe to fly over? cos i actually planned a trip there next week alr. and if the conditions are going to get worst.. i think i would have to cancel the flight :\

Sat Aug 23, 11:37:00 PM GMT+8  
Blogger Chris Lee said...

The typhoon was gone already, the weather will turn fine on coming week. ^_^

Have a nice trip!

Sat Aug 23, 11:46:00 PM GMT+8  
Blogger Pablo Romero said...

Hello Chris ... Amazing photos stored on your blog, I will include in my list of favorite blogs on my blog: http://misojosven.blogspot.com/ to see it every day ...
Could you put my blog on your list of links and exchange visitors? Thanks you and see you soon.

Wed Aug 27, 03:25:00 PM GMT+8  
Blogger Chris Lee said...

Hi Pablo,

Nice to meet you, already add link to your blog.

Chris

Wed Aug 27, 04:24:00 PM GMT+8  
Anonymous nat said...

hey thanks chris! i'll be flying over tmr! hehe i hope i can catch plenty of good cheap buys! :D

Wed Aug 27, 04:43:00 PM GMT+8  
Blogger Chris Lee said...

nat,

Enjoy your stay and happy shopping ^_^

Chris

Wed Aug 27, 04:54:00 PM GMT+8  
Blogger Pablo Romero said...

Thank you, very kind to include my blog on your list ... You have a friend in Spain.
See you soon ...

Wed Aug 27, 05:42:00 PM GMT+8  

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