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Hong Kong weather

Winter is not coming, but Hong Kong is facing cooler temperatures as weekend approaches

  • Hong Kong Observatory says cooler weather is expected over next 24 hours with temperature dipping as low as 18 degrees Celsius
PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 21 November, 2018, 4:14pm
UPDATED : Wednesday, 21 November, 2018, 4:35pm

It is going to get cooler in Hong Kong on Thursday, with the temperature expected to drop to as low as 18 degrees Celsius (64 degrees Fahrenheit).

According to the Hong Kong Observatory, pressure over the northern part of southern China is rising, while wind and rain is expected to reach the south China coastal areas over the next 12 hours.

On Wednesday, the city enjoyed sunny periods and moderate winds, with a maximum temperature of about 25 degrees Celsius, according to the Observatory.

Hong Kong Observatory’s weather updates do not inspire confidence

However, cooler weather is expected over the next day or so, with a maximum temperature of 21 degrees, and a minimum of 18 degrees, forecast for Thursday. Some rain is also expected, with brighter periods later in the day.

According to the Observatory, a tropical depression over the Philippines was centred about 450 kilometres south-southeast of Manila about noon on Wednesday. The depression is forecast to move west at about 22km/h across the central and southern parts of the Philippines.