Severe Tropical Storm Mujigae is set to pass south of Hong Kong this weekend bringing heavy rain and strong winds to the territory.

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The T3 Strong Wind Signal was hoisted at 10:20am on Saturday.

Photo: HKFP.

The Hong Kong Observatory says Mujigae will steadily move across the South China coast throughout Saturday and will be nearest to the city on Sunday morning.

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Wind speeds of 75 kilometers per hour were recorded on Waglan Island during Saturday lunchtime.

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Source: HKO.

The HKO said that it is unlikely the T8 signal will be hoisted this weekend.

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