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Published: 15:25, November 02, 2022 | Updated: 18:18, November 02, 2022
High winds
By Wang Zhan
Published:15:25, November 02, 2022 Updated:18:18, November 02, 2022 By Wang Zhan

A worker changes the weather notice about the Typhoon Signal No 8 at the Star Ferry Pier in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong on Nov 2, 2022. The Hong Kong Observatory issues the Typhoon Signal No 8 on Wednesday afternoon as Severe Tropical Storm Nalgae edges closer to the city. (CALVIN NG / CHINA DAILY)

HONG KONG - The Hong Kong Observatory raised typhoon signal No 8 on Wednesday afternoon as Severe Tropical Storm Nalgae edged closer to the city.

Amid stonger winds, fewer local residents went out to the streets and windows of shopping malls were taped up for the sake of safety.

The HKO said in a weather bulletin that Nalgae will be very close to the vicinity of the Pearl River Estuary.  Seas will be very rough with swells and showers over the territory will become more frequent later in the day.

READ MORE: Nalgae: HKO issues typhoon signal No. 8

Calvin Ng of China Daily took the photos in Tsim Sha Tsui.

A man takes a photo at a promenade next to Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong on Nov 2, 2022, as Severe Tropical Storm Nalgae edges closer to the city. (CALVIN NG / CHINA DAILY)

A couple walks outside a shopping mall with windows taped up in Hong Kong on Nov 2, 2022, as Severe Tropical Storm Nalgae edges closer to the city. (CALVIN NG / CHINA DAILY)

People walk on a street in Hong Kong on Nov 2, 2022, as Severe Tropical Storm Nalgae edges closer to the city. (CALVIN NG / CHINA DAILY)

Windows are taped up in a shopping mall in Hong Kong on Nov 2, 2022, as Severe Tropical Storm Nalgae edges closer to the city. (CALVIN NG / CHINA DAILY)

A security guard walks down the stairs near the Clock Tower in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong on Nov 2, 2022. The Hong Kong Observatory issues the Typhoon Signal No 8 on Wednesday afternoon as Severe Tropical Storm Nalgae edges closer to the city.  (CALVIN NG / CHINA DAILY)


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