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  1. News - China - WEATHER

    World marks hottest June since 1880 as temperatures soar in China

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 12:14pm by Ernest Kao, Kathy Gao, Danny Mok, AFP

    ... A thunderstorm then helped cool the city down. The Hong Kong Observatory recorded 6,207 lightning strikes over the city between 2pm and 5pm, with 4,574 of them cloud-to-ground. The storm came a day ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1557153/world-marks-hottest-june-1880-temperatures-soar-china
  2. News - Asia - JAPAN

    Typhoon Neoguri threatens cities on Japan's central islands

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:58pm by AP

    ... as much as possible. The torrents of rainfall expected could trigger landslides and floods, and much of eastern Japan was at risk of experiencing lightning and tornadoes. On Okinawa, nearly 38,000 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1550623/typhoon-neoguri-threatens-cities-japans-central-islands
  3. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    More amber rainstorms continue to swirl over Hong Kong

    Posted May 11th 2014, 04:58am by Ada Lee and Ernest Kao

    ... the Observatory recorded 10mm of rainfall and detected lightning over Lantau, Lamma and Hong Kong Island. The thunderstorm signal was raised for three hours, and gusts of over 70km/h were recorded. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1509339/wet-weather-last-until-monday-hong-kong-buffeted-more-rainstorms
  4. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Flooding in Shenzhen cripples rail link from Hong Kong to Guangzhou

    Posted May 12th 2014, 03:50am by ZHAUNG PINGHUI, NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... and the northeast New Territories, which saw 300-400mm of rainfall in 24 hours ending at 8am today, according to the Hong Kong Observatory. There were 3,436 lightning strikes from 7pm to 8am today across ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1510155/downpour-shenzhen-cripples-rail-link-hong-kong-guangzhou
  5. News - China - WEATHER

    Rain brings relief in Beijing as scorching heatwave persists for 18th day

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... and duration," he said. Lightning killed a sanitation worker at Beijing Capital International Airport yesterday, and more than 100 flights were delayed, in addition to those cancelled. The worker ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1296046/rain-brings-relief-beijing-scorching-heatwave-persists-18th-day

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