Blankets for street sleepers

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 14 December, 2000, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 14 December, 2000, 12:00am

Social Welfare Department workers distributed blankets to street sleepers as temperatures fell to their lowest this winter, with nine degrees Celsius recorded in the New Territories. The lowest temperature in urban areas was 11.3 degrees. The Observatory predicted the cold weather would continue until the weekend.