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 (October 31) that since the water off St. Stephen's Beach in Southern District, Hong Kong Island, is now suitable for swimming, the red flag has been lowered.
The red flag was hoisted at the beach earlier after a red tide was sighted.
Ends/Monday, October 31, 2011