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  1. Weather - Hong Kong

    Tropical storm brings heat and haze

    Posted Jul 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Jennifer Ngo jennifer.ngo@scmp.com Hongkongers endured one of the hottest days of the year yesterday as the approach of a tropical storm brought stifling heat and haze to Hong Kong. Tropical Storm Vicente is forecast to bring strong winds and heavy showers to Hong Kong today, tomorrow and on Tuesday. The storm, upgraded last night from a tropical depression, is expected ...

    http://www.scmp.com/weather/hong-kong/article/1007441/tropical-storm-brings-heat-and-haze
  2. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Hong Kong likely to escape season's first super typhoon- but city will swelter

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 10:22am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... Kong as storms usually move along the edge of the subtropical ridge, which is off the coast of Japan and Taiwan. But Hong Kong will feel the impact as the typhoon's outer air mass brings ... How typhoons are formed The US Joint Typhoon Warning Centre said wave heights in the Pacific Ocean were hitting a maximum of almost 12 metres. Showers are likely to creep in to Hong Kong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1547900/first-super-typhoon-season-expected-slam-japan-hong-kong-observatory
  3. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Hottest day of the year heralds start of Hong Kong's typhoon season

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 05:28am by DANNY LEE

    ... rainbands of Hagibis will continue to affect Hong Kong and there will be swells. The Standby Signal No.1 will remain in force this morning. "[The storm] is forecast to move north at about 10 ... Danny Lee danny.lee@scmp.com Hottest day of the year so far heralds start of the typhoon season Hong Kong's typhoon season kicked off with something of a whimper yesterday, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1533015/hottest-day-year-so-far-heralds-start-typhoon-season
  4. News - Hong Kong - CELEBRATION

    Bad weather likely to cast cloud over Mid-Autumn Festival, predicts Observatory

    Posted Sep 07th 2014, 10:46am by Ernest Kao

    ... DON'T MISS: In the eye of the storm: How deadly typhoons have changed the face of Hong Kong The Marine Department yesterday also advised boat owners to take precautionary measures and secure ... Fengshen is expected to move across the sea south of Japan later this week in the direction of Hong Kong and is expected to continue to intensify. Few typhoons have affected the city directly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1587092/t1-signal-raised-storm-heads-towards-coast-china
  5. 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

    ... China, bringing unsettled weather to the region. The Hong Kong Observatory raised an amber signal at 7.55am, an hour after a thunderstorm warning was issued, as 30 to 50 millimetres of rain per ... 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
  6. 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

    ... chaos came amid torrential rains in Hong Kong and the worst flooding to hit Shenzhen in six years, crippling an intercity railway to Guangzhou and grounding flights. The disruptions continued today as the first Hong Kong-bound train, Number T801, schedued to depart Guangzhou at 8.19am was cancelled due to the weather, the MTR Corporation said. But other trains on the line would ...

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

    Up to seven typhoons will hit Hong Kong this year Observatory says, as it reveals new nine-day forecast

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 06:21pm by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Observatory says weather will be more extreme and unpredictable because of climate change Forecasts warn of four to seven typhoons this year Hong Kong ... episodes remains." Meteorologists believe Hong Kong sea levels will rise 40cm on average by the middle of the century as temperatures increase roughly 2 degrees Celsius. From next month, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1450843/hongkongers-should-prepare-4-7-typhoons-year-says-observatory
  8. News - China - WEATHER

    Typhoon Matmo on course to strike Taiwan as Rammasun death toll rises

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 05:30am by Alex Millson

    ... some 720km east-northeast of Manila at noon today and was heading towards Taiwan, the Hong Kong Observatory said. The disaster-weary Philippines, still reeling from last week's assault ... crops and damaged buildings, Xinhua reported. The civil affairs ministry said the storm had claimed 18 lives- nine on Hainan Island and nine in Guangxi region- as it swept north to Vietnam. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1556935/typhoon-matmo-heading-towards-taiwan
  9. News - China - DISASTERS

    Another 'super typhoon' on the way as Matmo follows hot on the heels of deadly Rammasun

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:13am by Reuters, AFP, Bloomberg, Teddy Ng

    ... and the Philippines. Typhoon Matmo is centred some 1,000 kilometres east-southeast of Manila and is currently heading towards Taiwan, according to Hong Kong Observatory. The disaster-weary Philippines ... the South China Sea after passing the Philippines. The effects of Rammasun brought to an end the hot spell that had seen Hong Kong bake under blazing sunshine for the last few weeks, with June ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1556698/typhoon-rammasun-kills-14-southern-china
  10. News - Hong Kong - CLIMATE

    Storms add to commuters' Monday blues

    Posted May 12th 2014, 04:45am by NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... there had been 13 reports of flooding in the New Territories and Kowloon, three reports of mudslides in North District and 10 reports of fallen trees across the territory, a government spokesman ... per hour. After the weather eased around noon, the Observatory issued a second amber warning at 2.15pm, which was later upgraded to red. In Yin Kong, in the Sheung Shui area, waters rose ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1509969/storms-add-commuters-monday-blues

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