Stormy weather expected for the weekend, which may disrupt planned protests

YP Staff

The Hong Kong Observatory predicts showers and hot weather over the next few days

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From Friday to Tuesday, the Hong Kong Observatory predicts that the weather will be mostly cloudy with a few showers and thunderstorms, especially over the weekend. Temperatures are predicted to range from 27 to 32 degrees Celsius.

It is unclear what effect the weather will have on the protests planned for this weekend, including March with the Teachers in Chater Garden on Saturday, and Sunday's planned marches in Tsuen Wan and Kwai Tsing, and the Civil Human Rights Front march beginning in Victoria Park.

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At around 4pm on Thursday, Severe Tropical Storm Krosa was centred around 260 km west of Osaka and was forecast to move north or north-northeast at about 30 km per hour across Honshu of Japan.