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    Weather Arragement
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    Class / Examination** Arrangement in Times of Typhoons and Rainstorms

    Typhoons

    When typhoons (also refer to tropical cyclones) affect Hong Kong, the following arrangements for classes/examinations** of the Institute of Professional Education And Knowledge (PEAK) will apply:

    Typhoon Signal Action to be taken (PEAK Classes/Examinations**)
    No. 1 Classes/Examinations** conducted as scheduled (unless specified by PEAK/VTC otherwise)
    No. 3 Classes/Examinations** conducted as scheduled (unless specified by PEAK/VTC otherwise)
    Pre-No.8 Special Announcement#/Typhoon Signal No. 8 or above (a) Issued or in force at 6:15 am or before 11:00 am PEAK classes/examinations** scheduled to commence within 9:00 am – 12:00 noon 
    Cancelled
    (b) Issued or in force at 11:00 am or before 4:00 pm PEAK classes/examinations** scheduled to commence within 12:00 noon – 6:00 pm 
    Cancelled
    (c) Issued or in force at 4:00 pm or thereafter PEAK classes/examinations** scheduled to commence within 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
    Cancelled
    (d) Issued when classes/examinations** are in session All classes/examinations** will be immediately suspended for the session.
    (e) Issued before start of examinations** Examinations** to be held in that particular session should be postponed.
    Lowering to Typhoon signal No. 3 or below or lowering all typhoon signals at any time All classes/examinations** to resume with the next sessionunless road or other conditions remain adverse.

    ** Examinations refer to internal examinations of PEAK.

    # Where possible, the Hong Kong Observatory will issue an early alert (i.e. a "Pre-No. 8 Special Announcement") two hours prior to the hoisting of the No. 8 Typhoon Warning Signal.

    Rainstorms

    When rainstorm signal is issued, the following arrangements for classes/examinations** of the Institute of Professional Education And Knowledge (PEAK) will apply:

    Rainstorm Warning Signal Action to be taken (PEAK Classes/Examinations**)
    AMBER Rainstorm Classes/Examinations** conducted as scheduled (unless specified by PEAK/VTC otherwise)
    RED Rainstorm Classes/Examinations** conducted as scheduled (unless specified by PEAK/VTC otherwise)
    BLACK Rainstorm (a) Issued or in force at 6:15 am or before 11:00 am PEAK classes/examinations** scheduled to commence within 9:00 am – 12:00 noon 
    Cancelled
    (b) Issued or in force at 11:00 am or before 4:00 pm PEAK classes/examinations** scheduled to commence within 12:00 noon – 6:00 pm 
    Cancelled
    (c) Issued or in force at 4:00 pm or thereafter PEAK classes/examinations** scheduled to commence within 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm 
    Cancelled
    (d) Issued when classes/examinations** are in session

    All classes/examinations** shouldcontinue (except those take place outdoors) until the end of the session, and if it is the end of the school day where RED / BLACK signal is still in force, students should be advised to return home only when conditions are safe.

    Remarks:
    If students are not yet in the campus premises due to differences in class timetables, they should stay home or take shelter in a safe place. For classes/examinations** conducted outdoors, the responsible staff on the spot should suspend the activities immediately and ensure that all students have taken shelter in a safe place.

    (e) Issued before start of examinations** Examinations** to be held in that particular session should bepostponed.
    Lowering to AMBER Rainstorm Warning signal or lowering of all rainstorm warning signals at any time All classes/examinations** to resume with the next session unless road or other conditions remain adverse.
     
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