The city has a well-developed mechanism for dealing with typhoons.
The typhoon season lasts from May to November, and Hong Kong has a very effective infrastructure in place to deal with these intense tropical storms. A T1 signal implies that a storm is on its way. Then a T3 indicates that the storm intensifies, so schoolchildren and the elderly should stay home. Winds up to 180km/h swirl across the city during a T8 or T10, closing businesses and public transportation.
The eye disorder known as heterochromia is characterized by the presence of two distinct hues, one in each eye.
Lack of exercise and obesity are the two major environmental variables for insulin resistance (and type 2 diabetes).