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The Observatory's News (2014)

December 2014

Weather Wizard Gadget Got Updated (29 December 2014)
"Cool Met Stuff" : Weather Review 2014 (26 December 2014)
Hong Kong Observatory public seminar : Outdoor Activities and Weather (3 January, Saturday) (Cantonese only)
HKO e-Bulletin for the Marine Community Issue No.21 (Dec 2014)
More school and organizations joining the "Community Weather Information Network" (22 December 2014)
"Cool Met Stuff" : Winter Solstice (19 December 2014)
The Observatory enhances the "Automatic Regional Weather Forecast in Hong Kong" (18 December 2014)
Automatic weather station at Kai Tak Runway Park opens (17 December 2014)
Hong Kong Observatory Almanac 2015 on sale (15 December 2014)
"Cool Met Stuff" : Double Rainbow (12 December 2014)
"Cool Met Stuff" : Winter Surges (5 December 2014)
Backward Trajectory Map in November 2014
Hong Kong Observatory and Senior Citizen Home Safety Association remind public to get ready for cold season (3 December 2014)
Overview of Tropical Cyclones in November 2014
The Weather of November 2014 - A relatively warm November




November 2014

"Cool Met Stuff" : Cloud Appreciation (2) (28 November 2014)
Hong Kong Observatory Calendar 2015 on sale (24 November 2014)
"Cool Met Stuff" : A Brief Introduction of Radar Image (21 November 2014)
Latest information on El Niño (17 November 2014)
"Cool Met Stuff" : Radar vs Satellite (14 November 2014)
"Tide Tables for Hong Kong 2015" now on sale (10 November 2014)
Backward Trajectory Map in October 2014
"Cool Met Stuff" : Cloud Appreciation (1) (7 November 2014)
HKO signs co-operation agreement with Guangdong Meteorological Bureau (6 November 2014)
Overview of Tropical Cyclones in October 2014
The Weather of October 2014 - A sunny and very warm October




October 2014

"Cool Met Stuff" : Northeast Monsoon (31 October 2014)
Hong Kong Observatory public seminar : Turning Together a New Page in Aviation Weather Services (1 Nov, Saturday) (Cantonese only)
"Cool Met Stuff" : Autumnal Rain (24 October 2014)
HKO e-Bulletin for the Marine Community Issue No.20 (Oct 2014)
A New Look of the Educational Resources Webpage
"Cool Met Stuff" : Dry Weather (17 October 2014)
An update of "MyObservatory" released for Android and Windows Phone Platforms
"Cool Met Stuff" : Swell (10 October 2014)
Joint webcast for the total lunar eclipse on 8 October
Overview of Tropical Cyclones in September 2014
Backward Trajectory Map in September 2014
The Weather of September 2014 - An unusually hot September
Sea Level Measurement Device Design Competition
Typhoon Kalmaegi (1415)
"Cool Met Stuff" : Lunar Eclipse (3 October 2014)




September 2014

More school and organizations joining the "Community Weather Information Network" (30 September 2014)
"Cool Met Stuff" : A Scorching Summer (26 September 2014)
Total lunar eclipse in Hong Kong on 8 October (24 September 2014)
Tropical Depression on 7 - 8 September
"Cool Met Stuff" : Measuring Evaporation (19 September 2014)
55th issue of Friends of the Observatory Newsletter is Now Published
"Summary of Meteorological and Tidal Observations in Hong Kong 2013" has been published
"Cool Met Stuff" : Superb Full Moons (12 September 2014)
"Cool Met Stuff" : Watch Out for Tides (5 September 2014)
Backward Trajectory Map in August 2014
The Weather of August 2014 - A hot August punctuated by heavy downpours
Overview of Tropical Cyclones in August 2014




August 2014

"Cool Met Stuff" : Ultraviolet Radiation (29 August 2014)
Moon watching tips for Mid-Autumn Festival 2014 (26 August 2014)
"Cool Met Stuff" : All About Sunshine (22 August 2014)
Summary of Environmental Radiation Monitoringin Hong Kong 2013
"Cool Met Stuff" : Upper-air Weather Measurements (15 August 2014)
"Cool Met Stuff" : King's Park Meteorological Station (8 August 2014)
Backward Trajectory Map in July 2014
Milestone of aircraft weather observations in Hong Kong (7 August 2014)
Hong Kong Observatory organises training course on weather observation (6 August 2014)
Public course on "Weather Observation" (11 & 18 Oct 2014)
Overview of Tropical Cyclones in July 2014
The Weather of July 2014 - A scorching summer - record-breaking temperatures for the second consecutive month
"Cool Met Stuff" : Tropical Cyclone Track (1 August 2014)




July 2014

The Observatory provides weather information on 'WeChat'
Super Typhoon Rammasun (1409)
"Cool Met Stuff" : Beneath the Circulation (25 July 2014)
HKO e-Bulletin for the Marine Community Issue No.19 (Jul 2014)
"MyObservatory" gets an update on Android and Windows Phone Platforms
"Cool Met Stuff" : Disastrous Typhoon Wanda (18 July 2014)
Director of HKO re-elected as President of WMO's Commission for Aeronautical Meteorology (16 July 2014)
"Cool Met Stuff" : Sea Level Rise Imminent! (11 July 2014)
Backward Trajectory Map in June 2014
HKO e-Bulletin on Educational Resources Issue No.42 (June 2014)
"Cool Met Stuff" : Storm Surge (4 July 2014)
Upcoming Public Talks under the "Science in the Public Service" Campaign
The Weather of June 2014 - The hottest June on record
Overview of Tropical Cyclones in June 2014




June 2014

Tropical Storm Hagibis (1407)
"Cool Met Stuff" : Tropical Cyclone Classification (27 June 2014)
Observatory launches real-time weather photos taken at Lamma Island (26 June 2014)
HKO launches new website for World Weather Information Service (23 June 2014)
"Cool Met Stuff" : Pick a Good Day (20 June 2014)
Latest update on El Niño and La Niña
"Cool Met Stuff" : Special Weather Tips (13 June 2014)
Enhanced tropical cyclone information service (12 June 2014)
Backward Trajectory Map in May 2014
The Shipping Community witnessed the official launch of the "Weather Information for the Marine Community" website
"Cool Met Stuff" : After Warming ... (6 June 2014)
Panoramic imageries added on "Weather Information for Astronomical Observation (Beta Version)" webpage
Public talks: climate change series
More schools joining the "Community Weather Information Network" (4 June 2014)
The Weather of May 2014 - A mixture of rainstorms and hot weather in May
Overview of Tropical Cyclones in May 2014
Hong Kong Observatory public seminar : Exploring Severe Convective Weather (7 Jun, Saturday) (Cantonese only)




May 2014

"Cool Met Stuff" : Rainstorm Trend (30 May 2014)
The Observatory provides new service on "Hot Weather Special Advisory" (30 May 2014)
Hong Kong Observatory public seminar : Taking Snapshots of Our Beautiful Sky (31 May, Saturday) (Cantonese only)
"Cool Met Stuff" : A Day At Radar Station (23 May 2014)
"Cool Met Stuff" : Twister II (16 May 2014)
Fourth episode of "Meteorology Series IV" - "Drought and Water Resources" to be broadcast on 17 May
New name for tropical cyclone in 2014 adopted (15 May 2014)
"Cool Met Stuff" : Twister I (9 May 2014)
Backward Trajectory Map in April 2014
Third episode of "Meteorology Series IV" - "Flooding" to be broadcast on 10 May
The Weather of April 2014 - An April with less rainfall
Overview of Tropical Cyclones in April 2014
"Cool Met Stuff" : Rainstorm Warning System (Part II) (2 May 2014)
HKO e-Bulletin on Educational Resources Issue No.41 (April 2014)




April 2014

Second episode of "Meteorology Series IV" - "Meltdown: Cryosphere under Pressure" to be broadcast on 3 May
More personalized contents on (my.weather.gov.hk)
"Cool Met Stuff" : Rainstorm Warning System (25 April 2014)
First episode of "Meteorology Series IV" - "Typhoon" to be launched on 26 April
"Meteorology Series IV" to be launched on April 26
"Cool Met Stuff" : The unspoken details of "9-Day Forecast" (18 April 2014)
Working Group II of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released Summary for Policymakers of Fifth Assessment Report
"Cool Met Stuff" : "Bright and Clear" and "Insects Waken" (11 April 2014)
HKO e-Bulletin for the Marine Community Issue No.18 (Apr 2014)
Backward Trajectory Map in March 2014
"Cool Met Stuff" : Ice Pellet Factory (4 April 2014)
Overview of Tropical Cyclones in March 2014
The Weather of March 2014 - An early Black Rainstorm in March
Public talks: climate change series
The Observatory launches nine-day weather forecast service (1 April 2014)




March 2014

Heavy Rain and hail on March 30, 2014
"Cool Met Stuff" : Typhoon Mail (28 March 2014)
A New Look of "My Little Observatory" (28 March 2014)
The Observatory enhances information on regional weather map (28 March 2014)
Hong Kong Observatory Open Day this weekend (27 March 2014)
More Frequent Updates of "Rainfall Nowcast for the Pearl River Delta Region"
Overview of Tropical Cyclones in February 2014
"Cool Met Stuff" : Fog = Cloud? (21 March 2014)
Hong Kong Observatory public seminar : Challenges of Handling Meteorological Data (22 March, Saturday) (Cantonese only)
Director of Hong Kong Observatory highlights the Observatory's latest developments (17 March 2014)
"Weather Information for Astronomical Observation" webpage (Beta Version) launched
"Cool Met Stuff" : Filming Sea of Clouds (14 March 2014)
Operational launch of Quick Earthquake Messages Service for global earthquakes of magnitude 5.0 or above on Twitter (14 March 2013)
Observatory's history webpage updated to 2013
Backward Trajectory Map in February 2014
More schools and organizations joining the "Community Weather Information Network" (10 March 2014)
"Cool Met Stuff" : When do seasons start? (7 March 2014)
The Weather of February 2014 - A cold February punctuated by warm episodes
Virtual Tour of the "Hong Kong Observatory - Under the Same Sky 130 Years" Exhibition




February 2014

"Cool Met Stuff" : Pilots and "CAT" (28 February 2014)
Hong Kong Observatory Open Day (29 - 30 March 2014)
"Cool Met Stuff" : Tremble in the Skies (21 February 2014)
53rd issue of Friends of the Observatory Newsletter is Now Published
"Cool Met Stuff" : Hoar Frost (14 February 2014)
Cold Spell in February (13 February 2014)
Backward Trajectory Map in January 2014
"Cool Met Stuff" : Cold front (7 February 2014)
The Weather of January 2014 - A sunny and dry January




January 2014

Videos clips on the award winning "Aviation Safety Safe Guarding Team"
A New Episode of "Cool Met Stuff" (31 January 2014)
"Cool Met Stuff" for a Warm Lunar New Year (29 January 2014)
Launch of Updated Versions of "MyObservatory" Mobile App
Launching Windows Phone Version of "MyObservatory" Today (27 January)
A New Episode of "Cool Met Stuff" (24 January 2014)
HKO signs technical co-operation agreement with Environmental Radiation Monitoring Technical Center (24 January 2014)
Backward Trajectory Map in December 2013
The Year's Weather - 2013 : A wet and thundery 2013
HKO e-Bulletin for the Marine Community Issue No.17 (Jan 2014)
The Weather of December 2013 - A cold and wet December



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