|Fire Danger Warnings will be issued whenever the weather is prone to fire. They act as inducing
an alertness among the public with regard to the threat of fire hazard when it is dry. And dry weather
usually occurs in autumn and winter.
|Yellow Fire Danger Warning
(Fire risk is high)
|Red Fire Danger Warning
(Fire risk is extreme)
The issue of either of the above 2 warnings primarily depends on how low
the relative humidity is at the moment. But the dryness of vegetation
(related to the time of the last precipitation), the number of people in the
countryside and prehaps the number of fire cases that have already happened
are also important factors to be considered. Hence the Agriculture and
Fisheries Department is usually consulted beforehand.
According to the statistics, the number of grass fires on Saturday and
Sunday are respectively about 40% and 80% more than the other days of the
Points to Note:
- At any time, people should take precautions against fire.
- If fire danger warnings have been issued, people should be in caution
and watchful when using combustion tools like matches and gas stoves.