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Forecasting and Warning Services Branch

Forecasting and Warning Services Branch

 

Forecasting and Warning Services Branch

Assistant Director :
Mr CHAN Pak-wai
(Tel. No. : 2926 8223)

Forecast Operation

Senior Scientific Officer :
Mr YEUNG Hon-yin
(Tel. No. : 2926 8371)


- Forecast and warning operations for the public and mariners;
- Setting up and management of weather warning systems;
- Provision of meteorological services to government departments;
- Development of forecast and warning service

Service Delivery

Senior Scientific Officer :
Mr CHENG Yuen-chung, Armstrong
(Tel. No. : 2926 8358)


- Weather information dissemination;
- Development of weather information services;
- Weather observation and reporting;
- Automation of operations in Hong Kong Meteorological Centre

Forecast Development

Senior Scientific Officer :
Mr WONG Wai-kin
(Tel. No. : 2926 8416)


- Development of nowcasting techniques for rainstorm and hazardous weather;
- Operation of nowcasting systems;
- Application of numerical prediction products in forecast and warning services;
- Application of forecast and nowcasting systems in support of special projects and events

Forecast Systems

Senior Scientific Officer :
Dr PAN Chi-kin
(Tel. No. : 2926 8357)


- Meteorological operational systems;
- Meteorological data management;
- Development of digital forecast service;
- International exchange of meteorological data

Information Technology Management

Acting Senior Scientific Officer :
Dr LEE Yiu-fai
(Tel. No. : 2926 8349)


- Development of the departmental IT plan;
- E-government initiatives and administrative computer services;
- Operation of computer systems and networks;
- Data communication

Impact-based Forecast Services

Acting Senior Scientific Officer :
Mr LEE Kwok-lun
(Tel. No. : 2926 8452)


- Enhancement of support in development of high-impact weather forecast services;
- Development of products in relation to regional weather services and extended weather outlook;
- Coordinate with stakeholders on user requirement of high-impact weather forecast services;
- Development of products in support of multi-hazard risk-based forecasts and impact-based warnings