Weather Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau (12 October 2021)

Wealher Alert


  • Hong Kong
  • Macau

Event: The Hong Kong Observatory is expected to issue Storm Signal 8 before 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 12, 2021.  Expect heavy rains and strong winds with possible flooding, landslides, power outages, and difficult travel conditions throughout Hong Kong and Macau.

Out of an abundance of caution, the U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong and Macau will be closed for the remainder of the day.

All visa and passport appointments will be cancelled on Wednesday, October 13, 2021.  Please visit the consulate’s weather alert information page for information about rescheduling your visa or American Citizen Services appointment.

Actions to Take:

  • Monitor local media and the Hong Kong Observatory for updates.
  • Avoid travel until the storm has dissipated.
  • Seek secure shelter.