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The Observatory's News (2013)

December 2013

Hong Kong Observatory public seminar : Outdoor Activities and Weather (4 January, Saturday) (Cantonese only)
A New Era of the Observatory's Television Weather Programme
Severe Typhoon Krosa (1329)
Overview of Tropical Cyclones in November 2013
HKO e-Bulletin on Educational Resources Issue No.40 (December 2013)
HKO launches real-time weather photos at Sai Wan Ho (20 December 2013)
HKO launches "Automatic Regional Weather Forecast in Hong Kong" webpage (18 December 2013)
HKO and SCHSA urge the public to be prepared for upcoming cold spell (13 December 2013)
Hong Kong Observatory Calendar 2014 on sale (12 December 2013)
Backward Trajectory Map in November 2013
Hong Kong Observatory Almanac 2014 on sale (4 December 2013)
The Weather of November 2013 - A wet November




November 2013

Hong Kong Observatory public seminar : Climate Change and Long-range Forecast (30 November, Saturday) (Cantonese only)
Comet ISON visible in Hong Kong Sky
Seasonal Forecast for Winter 2013/14
Backward Trajectory Map in October 2013
Overview of Tropical Cyclones in October 2013 (8 November 2013)
"Tide Tables for Hong Kong 2014" now on sale (6 November 2013)
The Weather of October 2013 - A sunny and dry October




October 2013

More schools and organizations joining the "Community Weather Information Network" (23 October 2013)
Super Typhoon Usagi (1319) (23 October 2013)
'Summary of Environmental Radiation Monitoring in Hong Kong 2012' has been published
Public Talk on The Fifth Assessment Report of IPCC Working Group I
"MyObservatory" version 3.1 for Android
Overview of Tropical Cyclones in September 2013 (10 October 2013)
Backward Trajectory Map in September 2013
HKO e-Bulletin on Educational Resources Issue No.39 (September 2013)
Short-duration penumbral lunar eclipse in Hong Kong on October 19 (8 October 2013)
Climate Change Forum - Overview of Latest Scientific Findings of IPCC AR5 Report
Working Group I of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change releases Summary for Policymakers of Fifth Assessment Report (4 October 2013)
The Weather of September 2013 - A wet and relatively cooler September




September 2013

HKO e-Bulletin for the Marine Community Issue No.16 (September 2013)
Enhanced GIS regional weather web page (9 September 2013)
Backward Trajectory Map in August 2013
Moon watching tips for Mid-Autumn Festival 2013 (5 September 2013)
Hong Kong Observatory public seminar : Aviation Meteorology (7 September, Saturday) (Cantonese only)
The Weather of August 2013 - An August with less sunshine




August 2013

"Summary of Meteorological and Tidal Observations in Hong Kong 2012" has been published
More schools and organizations joining the "Community Weather Information Network"
Lectures for "Hong Kong Observatory - Under the Same Sky 130 Years" Exhibition (24 and 31 August 2013)
New Version of "MyWorldWeather" with Additional Language Support and Enhanced User-interface
Uncertainty in future track of tropical cyclone Utor (10 August 2013)
Observatory launches a new mobile application iCWeatherOS to enrich public interest in weather observation (8 August 2013)
Backward Trajectory Map in July 2013
Environment and Climate Change Forum Series - Climate Change: A Global Challenge and Its Latest Situation
The Weather of July 2013 - A wet July




July 2013

HKO e-Bulletin on Educational Resources Issue No.38 (June 2013)
Hong Kong Observatory public seminar : Radiation and Food Safety (3 August, Saturday) (Cantonese only)
New name for tropical cyclone in 2013 adopted (24 July 2013)
Lectures for "Hong Kong Observatory - Under the Same Sky 130 Years" Exhibition (July to August 2013)
HKO Mascot
"Hong Kong Observatory - Under the Same Sky 130 Years" exhibition opens today (9 July 2013)
Backward Trajectory Map in June 2013
Launch of a Brand-new Weather Wizard Software Gadget
WMO report 'The Global Climate 2001-2010, A Decade of Extremes'
The Weather of June 2013 - A hot June




June 2013

HKO e-Bulletin for the Marine Community Issue No.15 (June 2013)
Lectures for "Hong Kong Observatory - Under the Same Sky 130 Years" Exhibition and "Science in the Public Service" Campaign talks on popular science (July to September 2013)
Backward Trajectory Map in May 2013
Enhanced tropical cyclone information service (10 June 2013)
The Weather of May 2013 - A May with Black Rainstorm




May 2013

Students Actively Participated in the Lightning Detector Design Competition (25 May 2013)
More schools and organizations joining the "Community Weather Information Network" (24 May 2013)
Rainstorm on the morning of 22 May 2013 (22 May 2013)
Backward Trajectory Map in April 2013
The Weather of April 2013 - A gloomy and thundery April




April 2013

HKO e-Bulletin on Educational Resources Issue No.37 (March 2013)
Partial lunar eclipse in Hong Kong on 26 April (16 April 2013)
Quick Earthquake Messages Service for worldwide earthquakes of magnitude 5.0 or above on Twitter launched for trial operation (11 April 2013)
Tropical cyclone warnings during the passage of Typhoon Rose (1971) (11 April 2013)
"Under the same sky" on sale (9 April 2013)
Backward Trajectory Map in March 2013
Observatory's history webpage updated to 2012
The Weather of March 2013 - A mild March
The 4th Public Seminar cum Exhibition of "Care our Earth, Conserve our Resources" Seminar Series
Hong Kong Observatory public seminar : Weather and Aedes albopictus (6 April, Saturday) (Cantonese only)




March 2013

HKO e-Bulletin for the Marine Community Issue No.14 (March 2013)
Observatory celebrates 130th anniversary and World Meteorological Day (23 March 2013)
"Changeable Clouds" educational booklets will be on sale at HKO Open Day (21 March 2013)
Launch of The Observatory's Personalized Website (18 March 2013)
The Observatory launches an enhanced version of the regional weather web page (18 March 2013)
Director Speaks on Observatory's Latest Developments (18 March 2013)
Comet Pan-STARRS visible in Hong Kong sky
Public Lecture on Climate Change and Climate Services: Engaging the Community and Sustaining the Future
2013 Open Day - 23 to 24 Mar
Backward Trajectory Map in February 2013
Hong Kong Observatory public seminar : Outdoor Activities and Weather (9 March, Saturday) (Cantonese only)
The Weather of February 2013 - An unseasonably warm February




February 2013

Backward Trajectory Map in January 2013
Hong Kong Observatory leads changes for Typhoon Committee (5 February 2013)
The Weather of January 2013 - A sunny and dry January




January 2013

Experts from typhoon warning authorities meet in Hong Kong (29 January 2013)
Tropical cyclone warnings during the passage of Severe Typhoon Vicente (2012) and Typhoon Elsie (1975) (25 January 2013)
"MyWorldWeather" on Trial on Android Platform and with Multiple Language Support
HKO e-Bulletin on Educational Resources Issue No.36 (December 2012)
The Year's Weather - 2012 : A warm, dry and exceptionally gloomy 2012
Backward Trajectory Map in December 2012
The Weather of December 2012 - A gloomy and wet December



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