Arrangements for Classes when Rainstorm Warning Signals or
Tropical Cyclone Warning Signals are Hoisted

Tropical Cyclone
Arrangements when Hong Kong is affected by tropical cyclones are as follows:

Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal Arrangements
No.1 and No.3 Classes as usual
No.8 and above  
(a) still hoisted at 7 am Morning sessions (9am-1pm) suspended
(b) still hoisted at 12nn Afternoon sessions (2pm-6pm) suspended
(c) still hoisted at or after 4pm Evening sessions (6:30pm-10pm) suspended
(d) hoisted during class or exam Session suspended immediately
(e) hoisted before exam commences Exam of the session postponed

Rainstorm
Meanings of rainstorm warning signals hoisted by the Hong Kong Observatory are as follows:
(a) Amber – gives alert to potential heavy rain, with flooding in some low-lying and poorly drained areas.
(b) Red and Black – warn the public or heavy rain which is likely to bring about serious road flooding and traffic congestion.
(c) Rainstorm warning signals are hoisted independent of other warning signals, including tropical cyclone warning signals and landslide warning signal.

Arrangements when rainstorm warning signals are hoisted are as follows:
Rainstorm Warning Signal Arrangements
Amber and Red Classes as usual
Black  
(a) still hoisted at 7 am Morning sessions (9am-1pm) suspended
(b) still hoisted at 12nn Afternoon sessions (2pm-6pm) suspended
(c) still hoisted at or after 4pm Evening sessions (6:30pm-10pm) suspended
(d) hoisted during class or exam Classes and exams as usual