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  • The Observatory at "Water Forum 2018"

  • Thursday, 12th April 2018

On the World Water Day, 22 March 2018, the Observatory participated in "Water Forum 2018" jointly organized by Friends of the Earth (HK) and the Drainage Services Department. Mr Edwin Lai, Assistant Director of the Hong Kong Observatory, in delivering a talk on "Impacts of Climate Change and Extreme Weather on Hong Kong", reviewed the latest situation of global climate change and highlighted the threats posed to Hong Kong by more frequent occurrences of extreme rainfall and rising sea level against the background of a warming climate.

Fig 1
Mr Edwin Lai, Assistant Director of the Hong Kong Observatory
(4th from right in the back row), at the opening ceremony of "Water Forum 2018".