Macau to raise T8 as Koinu alters track

As Typhoon Koinu adjusted its trajectory, Typhoon Signal No. 8 will be hoisted at 4:30 p.m. today, the weather bureau has announced.

Hong Kong Observatory, meanwhile, hoisted the same signal at 12:40 p.m. today.

According to the Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau, “Typhoon Koinu is moving slowly, and will enter the 100 km range of Macau at this afternoon.”

Although the circulation of the typhoon is small, its associated zone of gale wind will affect Macau.

In response to the approaching tropical cyclone, Education and Youth Development Bureau (DSEDJ) has announced the suspension of foundational education today as well as any extracurricular or educational activities held in such institutions.

In addition, public transport, such as bus and the LRT, will be suspended. The LRT Company has announced that the last train will depart from both terminal stations at 3:30 p.m.

Both Transmac and TCM have announced bus arrangements on their social media posts.

The typhoon signal has also put cancellation to some shows. Cultural Affairs Bureau has cancelled the two opera shows of The Barber of Seville, while Sands China the concert of Hong Kong pop singer Terence Lam. Details on ticket refund will be announced in due course, according to both organisers.



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