The Observatory recorded temperatures of 33.5 degrees Celsius in Tsim Sha Tsui, while some places such as Chek Lap Kok and Lau Fau Shan reached 34 degrees. Photo: Sam TsangThe Observatory recorded temperatures of 33.5 degrees Celsius in Tsim Sha Tsui, while some places such as Chek Lap Kok and Lau Fau Shan reached 34 degrees. Photo: Sam Tsang
The Observatory recorded temperatures of 33.5 degrees Celsius in Tsim Sha Tsui, while some places such as Chek Lap Kok and Lau Fau Shan reached 34 degrees. Photo: Sam Tsang

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The Observatory recorded temperatures of 33.5 degrees Celsius in Tsim Sha Tsui, while some places such as Chek Lap Kok and Lau Fau Shan reached 34 degrees. Photo: Sam TsangThe Observatory recorded temperatures of 33.5 degrees Celsius in Tsim Sha Tsui, while some places such as Chek Lap Kok and Lau Fau Shan reached 34 degrees. Photo: Sam Tsang
The Observatory recorded temperatures of 33.5 degrees Celsius in Tsim Sha Tsui, while some places such as Chek Lap Kok and Lau Fau Shan reached 34 degrees. Photo: Sam Tsang
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