Compasses|Knowing more about the name of tropical cyclone “Compass” was originally a constellation name but not stationery (13:14)-20211012-Hotspot-News

The name of the tropical cyclone is derived from the 14 members of the Typhoon Committee under the United Nations World Meteorological Organization, including Cambodia, China, North Korea, Hong Kong, Japan, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Micronesia, the Philippines, South Korea, Thailand, the United States and Vietnam provides 10 tropical cyclones with a total of 140 names each, which are divided into five groups and used in turn. If the typhoon causes heavy casualties or losses, the name of the typhoon will be delisted, such as Hato in 2017 and Mangosteen in 2018.

10 tropical cyclone names provided by Hong Kong in 2021




Phoenix Mountain is a mountain name in Hong Kong


Ma On Shan is a mountain name in Hong Kong


A pretty common girl nickname

White dolphin

The Chinese white dolphin living in Hong Kong waters is also the mascot of Hong Kong


A pretty common girl nickname


A common tree in South China


Ban Yi was originally the name of a strait, and a reservoir was later built

mandarin duck

Mandarin duck (a kind of duck); also the name of a popular beverage in Hong Kong, made from a mixture of tea and coffee


Colorful clouds, the name of a housing estate in Hong Kong


The name of a mountain in Hong Kong overlooking the Kowloon Peninsula

Hong Kong Observatory

weather. Compasses related reports:

Observatory: Consider issuing Gale or Storm Signal No. 8 from 4 pm to 6 pm

The Education Bureau announces that all schools will be closed today[with special arrangements]

Know more about tropical cyclones:

Tropical storms are not equal to typhoons. The intensity of tropical cyclones is divided into 6 levels according to the wind force.

In 2021, the tropical cyclone adds 6 new names, China’s “Ginkgo” and Laos “Blue Lake” are on the list, and the super typhoon “Yutu” is removed

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