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  1. 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

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Observatory predicts moon will be hidden on wet, thundery day Bad weather likely to cast cloud over festival The weather doesn't seem to be playing along with Hongkongers celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival and hoping for clear skies and a full moon tonight. The Observatory warned yesterday that cloudy, thundery weather, along with bouts ...

  2. News - China - AVIATION

    Defence Ministry says bad weather behind flight disruptions

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:48am by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com Defence Ministry says bad weather behind flight disruptions at airports; 130 flights cancelled in Shanghai while Xiamen sees capacity fall 77pc Military denies drills to blame for delays The mainland's Defence Ministry has broken its silence about widespread flight delays, saying bad weather and not military drills were to blame. Exercises ...

  3. News - China - AVIATION

    Shanghai, Hangzhou airports back to normal as weather clears up

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 01:37pm by Nectar Gan

    ... Nectar Gan nectar.gan@scmp.com Aviation authority lifts yellow alert for flight delays The yellow alert for flight delays at airports in Shanghai and Hangzhou has been lifted as weather ... capacity, it said. The Shanghai Airport Authority posted an update at 1.40pm on its official weibo account, stating that the cloudless weather was now suitable for both take-offs and landings. ...

  4. Business - China Business - INSURANCE

    Hairy crab farmers get hot-weather insurance

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 11:59am by Enoch Yiu

    ... face the possibility of hot weather killing off the multi-legged creatures. The policy would pay the farmer if temperatures stay above 37.5 degrees Celsius for three consecutive days ... extremely hot weather. Temperatures that hit 40 degrees killed many of the crabs, leading to huge losses for farmers. Yuanyong Long, vice-president of Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, told the South ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Driest day in March for two decades

    Posted Mar 06th 2013, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Hang and Tsing Yi, with multiple hourly readings of 12 per cent in the afternoon. Tsuen Wan experienced 13 per cent for several hours. Kok said it was normal for the weather to alternate ... are expected for the coming days, as the monsoon will moderate," Kok said. Hong Kong experienced unseasonably warm weather in February, with monthly rainfall well below the normal figure of 54.4 ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Weather defences are vital in dense, built-up Hong Kong

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 04:01pm by THOMAS TANG

    ... Thomas Tang Thomas Tang says given the warning signs of more unpredictable weather ahead, Hong Kong must not wait for disaster to strike before preparing its defences to ensure ... time, we are encountering more frequent storms and even freak weather, such as the black rainstorm in March that saw hailstones hammering parts of Kowloon and the New Territories. The need ...

  7. News - Hong Kong

    Weather website launched for the elderly

    Posted Dec 03rd 2012, 05:18pm by Jennifer Cheng

    ... Jennifer Cheng With winter’s chill setting in, the Hong Kong Observatory has launched a website tailor-made for older people, with a magnifying function for reading weather updates. ... website – elderly.weather.gov.hk or elderly.hko.gov.hk – features extra-large text and a magnifying function. When the weather turns cold or rainy, the site will display a warning and suggest ...

  8. Lifestyle - Food & Wine - Red Wine

    Chateau Margaux experiments with greener techniques as weather warms

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 12:26pm by Mischa Moselle

    ... Mischa Moselle Blended Concerns about the environment have prompted Chateau Margaux to experiment with organic and biodynamic techniques, writes Mischa Moselle Has the heat gone to Paul Pontallier's head? He has a PhD in oenology and is managing dire ...

  9. News - Asia - NORTH KOREA

    Kim Jong-un blasts North Korea weather service for ‘incorrect’ forecasts

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 02:24pm by Agence France-Presse in Seoul

    ... Korean leader Kim Jong-un has censured his country’s weather service for “incorrect” forecasts in a rare public dressing down of a government body in the reclusive nation, which suffers regular ... basis.” Kim Jong-un Accurate forecasts are needed to protect the “lives and properties” of people from disasters caused by “abnormal climatic phenomenon”, he said. Calling the weather service ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    El Nino now '90pc likely to strike this year', causing change in Hong Kong's weather patterns

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 12:16pm by The Guardian and staff reporter

    ... The Guardian and staff reporter The El Nino weather patten that would likely push back Hong Kong's typhoon season and bring more rain to the region is now 90 per cent likely to arrive this year, according to fresh weather forecasts. El Nino begins as a giant pool of warm water swelling in the eastern tropical Pacific that sets off a chain reaction of weather events around ...




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