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Terminal Doppler Weather Radar

In the afternoon of 24 May 2015, an area of thunderstorms passed from west to east across Chek Lap Kok. The TDWR at Brothers Point detected a microburst over the Centre Runway (ex-North Runway) of the airport and issued microburst alerts. Surface anemometer measurements showed strengthening of the wind speed near the microburst warning area.

TDWR sample display

TDWR display showing a microburst detected by the TDWR at Brothers Point.