Attention TV/radio announcers:
Please broadcast the following as soon as possible and repeat it at regular intervals:
The Leisure and Cultural Services Department announced today (August 19) that the red flag at Shek O Beach in Southern District, Hong Kong Island, has been lowered. Lifesaving services will be provided at the beach from 8am tomorrow as usual.
The beach was closed earlier after an oil spill.
Ends/Friday, August 19, 2011