Inclement Weather Arrangements


Tropical Cyclone and Rainstorm Warning Information

Tropical Cyclones

In the event of tropical cyclones/typhoons affecting Hong Kong, the following arrangements will apply and appropriate public announcements will be made:

Situation Action to be taken
Hoisting of No.1 All schools, including kindergartens, to
operate as usual
Hoisting of No.3 All kindergartens to close
Hoisting of Pre-No.8/No.8 or above All schools to close
Lowering to No.3 All kindergartens to remain closed
Lowering to No.1 or lowering of all Signals All schools to resume with the next session
If school is in session when a No. 3 is hoisted, the children will be kept in school until safe and adequate arrangements have been made for them to return home.

Please listen to radio or television for updates or check the Education Department website: www.edb.gov.hk.

Heavy Persistent Rain

In the event of heavy persistent rain affecting Hong Kong, the RED or BLACK warning will be issued and broadcast over radio and television. Click HERE for the EDB information leaflet.

For AMBER rainstorm signal – school will be open as usual.

RED or BLACK Rainstorm Warning Signal Action to be taken
Issued from 5.30am and before 8am MORNING classes cancelled.
Issued from 8am and before 10.30am If children have already arrived at school, children to be kept in school until safe and adequate arrangements are made for them to return home.
Issued from 10.30am and before 1pm. AFTERNOON classes cancelled. Children already on site to be kept in school until safe and adequate arrangements are made for them to return home.
Issued from 1pm onwards Children already on site to be kept in school until safe and adequate arrangements are made for them to return home.

Please also check our Facebook page and your emails for further updates.