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Foggy weather on 17 February 2005 (17 February 2005)

Under the influence of a humid southerly airstream, it was generally foggy in Hong Kong this morning (Thursday, 17 February 2005). Visibility fell to below 1 km in a number of places (See Table and map below).

A cold front is expected to cross the south China coast later today. Winds will turn northerly and visibility will improve then.

For the latest weather forecasts, please refer to the following web pages of the Hong Kong Observatory: (local weather forecast) and (7-day weather forecast).

Visibility at various locations in Hong Kong
at 8 a.m. today (17 February 2005)


Lowest visibility

Western Anchorage

180 metres

Ma Wan

370 metres

East Lamma Channel

180 metres

West Lamma and Cheung Chau

1800 metres

Victoria Harbour

3700 metres

Waglan and Potoi

< 100 metres

Last revision date: <20 Dec 2012>