Attention TV/radio announcers:
Please broadcast the following as soon as possible:
Here is an item of interest to swimmers.
The Leisure and Cultural Services Department announced today (August 23) that the shark prevention nets at Upper Cheung Sha Beach, Lower Cheung Sha Beach, Pui O Beach and Tong Fuk Beach in Islands District have been repaired and these beaches have been reopened.
However, due to big waves, red flags have been hoisted at these beaches. Beach-goers are advised not to swim at these beaches.
The beaches were temporarily closed earlier on for shark prevention net maintenance work.
Ends/Friday, August 23, 2013
Issued at HKT 16:04