Pedestrians use an umbrella to shield themselves from the sun as they walk down the street on Monday. Photo: Sam Tsang Pedestrians use an umbrella to shield themselves from the sun as they walk down the street on Monday. Photo: Sam Tsang
Pedestrians use an umbrella to shield themselves from the sun as they walk down the street on Monday. Photo: Sam Tsang
Climate change

Hong Kong’s hot nights and even hotter days bring higher risk of mortality for women and the elderly, new study finds

  • The findings come just weeks after the Observatory announced July was the city’s hottest month on record
  • Researchers attribute the increasing number of hot nights and very hot days to climate change, saying the numbers could rise even more by mid-century

Topic |   Climate change
Pedestrians use an umbrella to shield themselves from the sun as they walk down the street on Monday. Photo: Sam Tsang Pedestrians use an umbrella to shield themselves from the sun as they walk down the street on Monday. Photo: Sam Tsang
Pedestrians use an umbrella to shield themselves from the sun as they walk down the street on Monday. Photo: Sam Tsang
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