Hong Kong’s elderly were urged to take extra care as temperturates plummeted on Monday morning. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
Cold weather can have impact on Hongkongers’ life expectancy: study

Residents with cardiorespiratory diseases, such as pneumonia, could have life expectancy reduced by up to 1.5 years when exposed to frosty weather, study finds.

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A family photographed eating ice cream in Causeway Bay. The Hong Kong Observatory issued the Very Hot Weather Warning this morning. 01AUG18 SCMP / Dickson Lee
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Hong Kong Observatory predicts this year could be among hottest on record, while effects of global warming could also see between five and eight typhoons hit city.

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