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17 Aug 2012 description

Media Note

Public Affairs Section
United States Embassy, Beijing
Tel: 8531-3000 Fax: 8531-4040
Website: http://eng.embassyusa.cn

Beijing — Since January, severe flooding caused by torrential rainfall and a series of typhoons has affected more than 205 million people in all but a few of China’s provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions.

24 Jul 2012 description

As Typhoon Vicente is moving away from Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Observatory replaced the No 8 Southeast Gale or Storm Signal, issued at 3.35am, by the No. 3 Strong Wind Signal at 10.10am today (July 24).

Service of public transport has gradually resumed normal.

According to the Hospital Authority, as at 9.30am, a total of 129 people, including 56 males and 73 females, aged between 4 and 86, have sought medical treatment at the Accident and Emergency Departments at public hospitals. Seventy-two of them were admitted.