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Very Hot Weather Warning issued at 15:00 HKT 17 August 2017  
 
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At 11 p.m. HKO : Temp 30 °C  RH 75 %
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Updated at 23:15 HKT
The subtropical ridge brought generally fine and very hot weather to southeastern China today. Locally, it was fine and very hot during the day. Temperatures in many places rose to 34 degrees or above in the afternoon. Under the influence of the subtropical ridge, the weather will still be fine and very hot over southeastern China tomorrow.

Besides, the area of low pressure over the seas east of Luzon had intensified into a tropical depression and was named Hato today. At 11 p.m., Hato was centred about 690 kilometres east-southeast of Gaoxiong. It is forecast to move west-northwest at about 18 kilometres per hour towards Luzon Strait and intensify gradually.

Weather forecast for Hong Kong (Monday, 21 Aug 2017)

Mainly fine apart from some haze. The minimum temperature will be about 29 degrees. Very hot during the day with a maximum temperature of around 34 degrees in the urban areas, and a couple of degrees higher in the New Territories. Light winds.

Outlook : Becoming cloudy with showers on Tuesday. Showers will be heavy at times on Wednesday.

Updated at 16:30 HKT
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Weather Mainly fine and very hot apart from some haze.Sunny periods. Very hot and hazy. Showers and a few thunderstorms later.Cloudy with squally showers and thunderstorms. Showers will be heavy at times.Mainly cloudy with showers. Showers will ease off later.Sunny intervals and a few showers.Mainly cloudy with a few showers and thunderstorms.Mainly cloudy with showers and a few thunderstorms.Mainly cloudy with showers and a few thunderstorms.Mainly cloudy with a few showers.
Temp oC 29 - 3428 - 3427 - 3027 - 3128 - 3227 - 3127 - 3027 - 3027 - 31
RH (%) 60 - 90 65 - 95 80 - 95 75 - 95 70 - 95 70 - 95 75 - 95 75 - 95 70 - 95

     
 

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