The view at Victoria Harbour in Tsim Sha Tsui. According to weather officials, 2017 goes down as one of the hottest years on record for the city, amid a high number of thunderstorms and typhoons. Photo: Felix Wong The view at Victoria Harbour in Tsim Sha Tsui. According to weather officials, 2017 goes down as one of the hottest years on record for the city, amid a high number of thunderstorms and typhoons. Photo: Felix Wong
The view at Victoria Harbour in Tsim Sha Tsui. According to weather officials, 2017 goes down as one of the hottest years on record for the city, amid a high number of thunderstorms and typhoons. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong records smashed in year of weather extremes

City slept through 41 hot nights where temperatures went above 28 degrees Celsius, while typhoon season saw nine tropical cyclones sweep by

Topic |   Hong Kong weather
The view at Victoria Harbour in Tsim Sha Tsui. According to weather officials, 2017 goes down as one of the hottest years on record for the city, amid a high number of thunderstorms and typhoons. Photo: Felix Wong The view at Victoria Harbour in Tsim Sha Tsui. According to weather officials, 2017 goes down as one of the hottest years on record for the city, amid a high number of thunderstorms and typhoons. Photo: Felix Wong
The view at Victoria Harbour in Tsim Sha Tsui. According to weather officials, 2017 goes down as one of the hottest years on record for the city, amid a high number of thunderstorms and typhoons. Photo: Felix Wong
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