aloft over southern China brought generally fine
weather to the region today. Locally, it was very hot
with some haze
. Temperatures in many places rose to 33 degrees or above in the afternoon. Besides, high temperatures triggered convective activities. Thundery showers
in the afternoon brought more than 20 millimetres of rainfall to parts of Hong Kong Island. A weak northeast monsoon
is expected to affect southern China in the next couple of days, bringing slightly cooler weather to the coastal areas. Besides, Tropical Cyclone Fung-wong
will track northwards towards Taiwan.
At 11 p.m., Tropical Storm Fung-wong was centred about 440 kilometres south of Gaoxiong. It is forecast to move slowly, and then track northwards towards Taiwan later.
Weather forecast for Hong Kong (Saturday, 20 Sep 2014)
Mainly cloudy with some haze. There will be a few rain patches later. Temperature will range between 26 and 31 degrees. Moderate north to northwesterly winds.
Outlook : Slightly cooler mornings in the following couple of days.