Red flags hoisted at several beaches
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Here is an item of interest to swimmers.
The Leisure and Cultural Services Department announced today (August 16) that due to big waves, red flags have been hoisted at Chung Hom Kok Beach, St Stephen's Beach, Turtle Cove Beach, Shek O Beach and Big Wave Bay Beach in Southern District, Hong Kong Island; Hung Shing Yeh Beach, Lo So Shing Beach, Pui O Beach, Upper Cheung Sha Beach, Lower Cheung Sha Beach and Tong Fuk Beach in Islands District; and Hap Mun Bay Beach in Sai Kung District. Beach-goers are advised not to swim at these beaches.
Ends/Friday, August 16, 2013
Issued at HKT 09:54