Yellow cold weather alert issued by Weather Bureau; residents urged to stay warm and consult social services if needed.
Following a warm weekend, strong winter monsoon will bring rain and chills to Macao next week, experts warn.
City warned to brace for frequent rain and winds gusting up to Force 6 today and tomorrow.
The first December tropical cyclone in half a century expected to lash the city as early as Monday.
Temperatures expected to drop as low as 17 degrees Celsius this weekend.
The Civil Protection Operations Centre recorded nine minor incidents during the hoisting of Signal No. 8.
Drivers and motorcyclists advised to take extra care; winds are expected to strengthen as Kompasu draws closer to Macao.
Winds expected to strengthen and signal likely to remain in force this morning; drivers and motorcyclists advised to take extra care.
Strong winds, thunderstorms and generally unsettled weather forecast over the next few days under the combined influence of typhoon and northeast monsoon.
Due to a tropical depression over the northern part of the South China Sea, a new centre has developed southeast of Hainan Island.
Weather Bureau says Signal No. 8 unlikely, and risk of flooding is low.
Issued at 2:30 pm, the weather bureau says Signal No. 3 will remain in effect throughout the rest of the day.
Plans are in hand, but bids will not be invited until next year so the city will likely suffer more serious flooding before construction even starts.
Macao raised its first typhoon warning signal (T1) of the year at 4:30 pm today. Signal number 3 may be hoisted later tonight.
Classes at secondary schools suspended by the government today due to heavy rain and thunderstorms.
While clouds might affect the view, the city will get a glimpse of the predicted total lunar eclipse starting at 7:10 pm.
Macao might see between five to eight storms this year, says the Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau.
A viral message claiming that the temperature would drop to below zero degree Celsius on Chinese New Year’s Eve is false.
The weather bureau issued today a “very cold weather” warning, forecasting that the mercury will drop to 6 degrees Celsius “or below” tonight.
The Macao Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG) expects more “poor air quality” days next year as the bureau will be using a stricter Air Quality Index (AQI) measurement.
The mercury will drop to 6 degree Celsius on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, the Macao Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG) said today.
Macao’s observatory will run a new alert service for hot and cold weather to “reduce the impact of extremely high temperature or low temperature weather on residents”.
The Social Welfare Bureau (IAS) has opened the government’s Emergency Shelter in Rua do Asilo in Ilha Verde district to the public as the temperature is predicted to drop to or even be below 12 degrees Celsius in the city.
Signal No. 3 was issued at 6:30 am today and will remain in effect this morning, according to the Macao Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG).
Tropical Cyclone Signal No. 1 was issued at 6 pm today and will remain in effect until dawn, according to the Macao Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG).