A small tornado that lasted for about 20 minutes was spotted at Hong Kong International Airport on Friday. Photo: Handout A small tornado that lasted for about 20 minutes was spotted at Hong Kong International Airport on Friday. Photo: Handout
A small tornado that lasted for about 20 minutes was spotted at Hong Kong International Airport on Friday. Photo: Handout

Small tornado spotted at Hong Kong airport in rare occurrence for the city, but no damage reported

  • A scientific officer with the Hong Kong Observatory said tornadoes in Hong Kong tend to be associated with unstable weather during the rainy season
  • The last tornado recorded in the city took place in 2005

Topic |   Hong Kong weather
A small tornado that lasted for about 20 minutes was spotted at Hong Kong International Airport on Friday. Photo: Handout A small tornado that lasted for about 20 minutes was spotted at Hong Kong International Airport on Friday. Photo: Handout
A small tornado that lasted for about 20 minutes was spotted at Hong Kong International Airport on Friday. Photo: Handout
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