Hongkongers wrapped up warm in early March 1986. Photos: SCMP; Dickson Lee
Jason Wordie
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Then & Now by Jason Wordie

The big chill in Hong Kong: how 2016 compares to 1893, 1948

The year 2016 will be remembered in Hong Kong for its icy start, but was anyone's overcoat frozen stiff, as happened in 1893, or were inshore fish dying en masse because the sea was so cold, as they did in the 1940s, asks Jason Wordie

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Hongkongers wrapped up warm in early March 1986. Photos: SCMP; Dickson Lee
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