LettersFloods in Hong Kong show preparations for climate change must start now
Readers discuss the importance of boosting disaster risk management systems, and the reaction on the mainland to Japan’s release of waste from the Fukushima nuclear power plantClimate changeLettersPublished: 2:30pm, 9 Sep, 2023Why you can trust SCMP
Many services were halted as roads, tunnels and railway stations were flooded. Hong Kong should enhance its disaster risk management system for extreme weather events.
Climate change is increasing the intensity and frequency of rainfall, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Hong Kong may face even more severe and frequent rainfall in the near future.