Weather Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau (24 August 2022)


  • Hong Kong
  • Macau


The Hong Kong Observatory is expected to issue Storm Signal 8 this evening for Thursday, August 25, 2022.  Expect heavy rains and strong winds with possible flooding, landslides, power outages, and difficult travel conditions throughout Hong Kong and Macau.

If the Storm Signal 8 remains in effect at 7:00am on Thursday morning, the U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong and Macau will cancel all visa, passport, Consular Report of Birth Abroad, and notarial appointments on Thursday, August 25, 2022.  Please visit the Consular Services During the Rainy and Typhoon Season  for information about 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.