Observatory issues hot weather warning as mercury rises to 32 degrees

‘Tis getting hot, very hot, the Observatory has warned. At noon, the weather service posted a very hot weather warning, cautioning residents the risk of heat stroke was high. As of 12:30pm, the temperature was hovering around 32 degrees Celsius, with humidity at 72 percent and the UV index at nine, aka very high. The ...

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Observatory issues standby typhoon warning as storm heads towards Hainan Island

Observatory issues standby typhoon warning as storm heads towards Hainan Island

After a record-breaking hot spell in May, Hong Kong’s set for thunderstorms, with the city’s observatory this morning issuing its first tropical cyclone standby warning of the...

Hot weather excepted to dip over the weekend

Hot weather excepted to dip over the weekend

As Hong Kong swelters through a record-breaking heat wave, it’s becoming necessary to find more inventive ways of answering the question: how hot is it? While the Hong Kong...

Feeling hot hot hot: Observatory issues earliest ever ‘very hot’ weather warning

Feeling hot hot hot: Observatory issues earliest ever ‘very hot’ weather warning

Soaring temperatures sparked the Observatory’s first “very hot” weather warning of 2018 today, as the mercury topped 32 degrees Celsius in parts of the city. The...

Observatory issues monsoon warning, urges residents to secure flower pots

Observatory issues monsoon warning, urges residents to secure flower pots

As we approach the weekend, it’s going to get windy. The Hong Kong Observatory has issued the “strong monsoon signal” as of early this afternoon. According to the its...

Observatory issues frost warning, as week gets off to a chilly start

Observatory issues frost warning, as week gets off to a chilly start

It’s cold AF. F here, of course, stands for frost, which was expected in parts of Hong Kong this morning. The Observatory yesterday issued its first frost warning of the winter,...

Temporary cold shelter set up inside men’s restroom sparks backlash

Temporary cold shelter set up inside men’s restroom sparks backlash

They were promised a refuge from the cold, but what the authorities offered them literally stank. Several people have filed complaints to the Home Affairs Department (HAD) after...

Cold weather warning in force, as Hong Kong prepares for a wintry week

Cold weather warning in force, as Hong Kong prepares for a wintry week

After cruising through a somewhat mild spell, Hong Kong’s temperatures are plunging once again, with single-digit lows expected throughout the week. The cold spell is being...

Cold weather warning as temperatures set to dip to 8 degrees tomorrow

Cold weather warning as temperatures set to dip to 8 degrees tomorrow

Bundle up and get out your heaters tonight, because the mercury is set to dip to single digits over the next few days. Hongkongers woke up to a cloudy and overcast morning with...

Hong Kong hospitals treat multiple cases of hypothermia as temperatures fall

Hong Kong hospitals treat multiple cases of hypothermia as temperatures fall

Eight people were treated in Hong Kong public hospitals for hypothermia yesterday amid a cold snap in the city’s weather. A spokesperson for the city’s Hospital Authority said...


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