Residents flock to Repulse Bay on Tuesday. Photo: Sam Tsang
Residents flock to Repulse Bay on Tuesday. Photo: Sam Tsang

Mercury climbs to 33.5 degrees Celsius, setting record for hottest Chung Yeung Festival in Hong Kong

  • Hottest Chung Yeung Festival since records began in 1884, according to Observatory
  • ‘I have never experienced such heat on an October day,’ says one hiker