Wind signal

1.In general, any signal announcing information concerning winds, and esp. the expected approach of winds whose direction and force are dangerous to shipping, etc. The wind-signal system of the United States Weather Bureau consists of storm, information, hurricane, hot wind, and inland storm signals.
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While it is possible that the Hong Kong Observatory may issue the strong wind signal No 8 before 11 am, our flights operations are determined by wind speed and direction at the airport.
The warning was lowered to a number-three strong wind signal late on Tuesday morning, allowing the stock market to reopen.
The warning was lowered to a number-three strong wind signal late Tuesday morning, allowing the stock market to reopen.
It was moving at 4mph towards China and Hong Kong's number three strong wind signal would remain hoisted through the day, it said.