When Typhoon Warning Signal No. 1 or 3 or the Amber Rainstorm Warning is issued by the Hong Kong Observatory, all classes, examinations, registration and other activities should be held as scheduled. As soon as the Pre-No. 8 Typhoon Warning or Typhoon Warning Signal No. 8 or Red/Black Rainstorm Warning is issued during office hours, the Comptroller’s Office will transmit the information immediately to all departments and units.
Bad Weather Arrangements for Classes/Activities and Examinations
1.For classes/activities and examinations not yet started
|When Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 or above is in force or likely to be issued (as announced by the Hong Kong Observatory)/Black Rainstorm Warning is in force:
|Anytime between 6:00 a.m. and 10:59 a.m.
||All classes/activities and examinations commencing before 1:30 p.m. will be cancelled/postponed.
|Anytime between 11:00 a.m. and 3:59 p.m.
|All classes/activities and examinations commencing from 1:30 p.m. and before 6:30 p.m. will be cancelled/postponed.
|At 4:00 p.m. or after
||All classes/activities and examinations commencing from 6:30 p.m. onward will be cancelled/postponed.
2.For classes/activities and examinations already in progress
||When Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No.8 or above is likely to be issued within two hours (as announced by the Hong Kong Observatory):
||When Black Rainstorm Warning is in force:
||All classes/activities should be suspended. Students should return home or take shelter in a safe place without delay.
||The classes/activities will continue unless the inclement weather affects the safety of students.
||An examination already in progress will continue unless the Chief Invigilator is advised by the Registrar that it should be terminated.
Consequential changes to Section 10.14 of the Regulations Governing University Examinations have been made. The new version of the bad weather arrangements for classes/activities and examinations is available on the Registry’s website at https://www.ln.edu.hk/reg/docs/badweather_arr.pdf.