Typhoon Signal 8 to be raised at 2:00pm

The Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau has confirmed that it will raise Typhoon Signal 8 at 2:00pm.

Until that time Signal 3 will remain hoisted and yellow storm surge will be maintained.

As of 12:00pm Typhoon Wipha is located about 350 kilometres south of Macau and moving toward the Leizhou peninsula. 

As the winds over the bridges are expected to be strong and gusty, drivers are advised to pay attention to traffic safety.

Motorcyclists should travel between Macau Peninsula and Taipa Island through motorcycle lane on Sai Van Bridge.