Weather Alert – U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau (November 1, 2022)


  • Hong Kong
  • Macau


The Hong Kong Observatory is expected to issue Storm Signal 8 sometime during the day on Wednesday, November 2, 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 is in effect at 7:00am on Wednesday morning, the U.S. Consulate General in Hong Kong and Macau will cancel all visa, passport, Consular Report of Birth Abroad, and notarial appointments scheduled on Wednesday, November 2, 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.