Travellers to Hong Kong, Macau and southern China should closely monitor weather conditions, even though Typhoon Utor has been downgraded to a tropical storm, the weather bureau warned on Wednesday.
A tourist from mainland China braves strong wind near the waterfront in Hong Kong on Wednesday. Typhoon Utor lashed Hong Kong with wind and rain, closing down the bustling Asian financial centre before sweeping towards mainland China. (AP photo)
"All travellers to southern China, Macau and Hong Kong are advised to follow the weather forecast before their departure,'' the Meteorological Department said in its latest weather update issued at 5pm.