• Brief Description of Warnings Symbols

The following warnings are issued by the Hong Kong Observatory to the public:
Stand By Signal No. 1 Stand By Signal No. 1
Strong Wind Signal No. 3 Strong Wind Signal No. 3
No. 8 Northeast Gale or Storm Signal No. 8 Northeast Gale or Storm Signal
No. 8 Northwest Gale or Storm Signal No. 8 Northwest Gale or Storm Signal
No. 8 Southeast Gale or Storm Signal No. 8 Southeast Gale or Storm Signal
No. 8 Southwest Gale or Storm Signal No. 8 Southwest Gale or Storm Signal
Increasing Gale or Storm Signal No. 9 Increasing Gale or Storm Signal No. 9
Hurricane Signal No. 10 Hurricane Signal No. 10
Amber Rainstorm Warning Signal Amber Rainstorm Warning Signal
Red Rainstorm Warning Signal Red Rainstorm Warning Signal
Black Rainstorm Warning Signal Black Rainstorm Warning Signal
Thunderstorm Warning Thunderstorm Warning
Special Announcement Of Flooding In Northern New Territories Special Announcement Of Flooding In Northern New Territories
Landslip Warning Landslip Warning
Strong Monsoon Signal Strong Monsoon Signal
Frost Warning Frost Warning
Yellow Fire Danger Warning Yellow Fire Danger Warning
Red Fire Danger Warning Red Fire Danger Warning
Cold Weather Warning Cold Weather Warning
Very Hot Weather Warning Very Hot Weather Warning
Tsunami Warning Tsunami Warning
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