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Rainstorm on 2 June 2006
(2 June 2006)

An active trough of low pressure brought heavy rain and thunderstorms to Hong Kong today (2 June 2006). The Observatory issued the Amber Rainstorm Warning at 10:35 a.m. In view of the rapid development of the rainstorm, the Observatory issued the Red Rainstorm Warning Signal at 10:55 a.m. to replace the Amber Rainstorm Warning Signal. In the afternoon, the rain intensity weakened. The Red Rainstorm Warning Signal was replaced at 2:45 p.m. by the Amber Rainstorm Warning Signal, which was cancelled at 3:30 p.m.

From midnight till 6 p.m., more than 150 millimetres of rainfall were recorded in Sai Kung, Sha Tin and Tai Po. The rainfall in Tsuen Wan, Tsing Yi and northern Lantau even exceeded 200 millimetres. For the rainfall distribution in Hong Kong today (2 June 2006), please refer to the map below.
There will still be thundery showers tonight (2 June 2006) and tomorrow morning (3 June 2006). Under the influence of the southwest monsoon, sunny periods and showers are expected in Hong Kong for the following few days. Please refer to the following webpages for the latest weather forecast:
http://www.weather.gov.hk/wxinfo/currwx/flw.htm (Local Weather Forecast) and
http://www.weather.gov.hk/wxinfo/currwx/fnd.htm (7-day Weather Forecast)


Rainfall distribution in Hong Kong from midnight to 6:00 p.m. on 2 June 2006
Rainfall distribution in Hong Kong from midnight to 6:00 p.m. on 2 June 2006



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