Cold start to the week: Single digit temperatures recorded as wintry weather hits HK

Making the already widely-detested Monday morning wake up even worse, temperatures dropped to single digits this morning in parts of Hong Kong, with more chilly weather in store early this week. According to the Observatory, a minimum temperature of 7.9 degrees Celsius was recorded in Ngong Ping around 8am. The weather service also logged a ...

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Jacket time: Temperatures to drop to low teens over the weekend as cold front hits

Jacket time: Temperatures to drop to low teens over the weekend as cold front hits

Winter is coming. Get ready for Hong Kong to be plunged into the icy depths of the low teens. Perhaps worse. Forecasts predict the mercury to drop to temperatures of 12 and 13...

Observatory issues T1 standby signal, though severe tropical storm Yutu not heading directly for HK

Observatory issues T1 standby signal, though severe tropical storm Yutu not heading directly for HK

The Hong Kong Observatory issued the typhoon standby signal no. 1 this morning but, don’t worry, severe tropical storm Yutu appears unlikely to track toward the city. That’s...

Hotel staff restrain man who was told by another guest to stop spitting

Hotel staff restrain man who was told by another guest to stop spitting

Meal time etiquette: important, appreciated, sometimes divisive. Like spitting, for instance. Some might feel that it’s not appropriate to hawk up a glob at 9am, in a...

Mangkhut gradually moves away from Hong Kong, though wild weather persists

Mangkhut gradually moves away from Hong Kong, though wild weather persists

Severe Typhoon Mangkhut is gradually departing from Hong Kong, though ferocious wind and rain continues to batter the city, while low-lying areas remain “severely flooded.”...

Update: Hundreds seek refuge at shelters as super typhoon Mangkhut batters Hong Kong (VIDEO)

Update: Hundreds seek refuge at shelters as super typhoon Mangkhut batters Hong Kong (VIDEO)

Dramatic images and video continue to tell the story of super typhoon Mangkhut’s impact on Hong Kong, as the storm — as of 3:30pm — was skirting just...

Shelter appeals for help caring for dogs during storm, as observatory issues latest prediction for super typhoon Mangkhut

Shelter appeals for help caring for dogs during storm, as observatory issues latest prediction for super typhoon Mangkhut

As super typhoon Mangkhut closes in, a dog shelter in Hong Kong is appealing for help in keeping some of their pooches safe during the storm. Fearing their small Sai Kung shelter...

Storms a-comin’: Observatory issues T3 for Barijat as super typhoon Mangkhut looms large

Storms a-comin’: Observatory issues T3 for Barijat as super typhoon Mangkhut looms large

A T3 warning has been issued and, well, it could get rougher. Two storms are headed toward Hong Kong, with the first — a tropical storm — likely to skirt south of the...

Observatory issues standby signal as tropical storm moves within 500km

Observatory issues standby signal as tropical storm moves within 500km

T time. The Observatory this morning issued its T1 standby warning signal as tropical storm Barijat moves closer to Hong Kong. The signal means a tropical cyclone is within about...

Observatory mulls tropical storm standby warning as storm system moves in from the east

Observatory mulls tropical storm standby warning as storm system moves in from the east

T1 is on the table. The Observatory announced today it’s considering issuing the Standby Signal No. 1 tomorrow after a low pressure area of the Luzon Strait strengthened into a...


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