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The HKO e-Bulletin on Educational Resources is published on-line every three months. It covers in layman terms various interesting topics related to weather phenomena and popular science, as well as the latest developments in science and technology related to the Observatory's service on meteorology, radiation and geophysics. We welcome your views and suggestions.

The content of this issue is rich with articles covering various topics including "Extreme Space Weather Events in History", "Variations in the Environmental Radiation Levels around the World", "An Introduction to Phenology", "Haboobs" and "How to measure sunshine duration?"; etc. Selected Observatory's video clips are also included.

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"Space Weather" - Extreme Space Weather Events in History
"Radiation" - Variations in the Environmental Radiation Levels around the World
"Weather Phenomena" - An Introduction to Phenology
"Weather Phenomena" - Haboobs
"Weather Observation and Forecast" - How to measure sunshine duration?
"Climate and Climate Change" - Paradox of Global Warming and Cold Winters(in Chinese only)
"Climate and Climate Change" - What is medieval warm period?
"Time Service & Astronomy" - Transit of Venus
"Observatory's Blog" - The Phenomenal Rainstorm in 1926
"The Observatory's YouTube video collection" -
Celebration of Observatory's the 130th Anniversary (28/3/2013, in Cantonese only)
"The Observatory's YouTube video collection" -
The Weather of 2012 - Part I (28/12/2012, in Cantonese only)
"The Observatory's YouTube video collection" -
The Weather of 2012 - Part II (4/1/2013, in Cantonese only) 
History of the Hong Kong Observatory
The Observatory launches an enhanced version of the regional weather web page
Launch of "Climatology for the 24 Solar Terms" webpage
 

  Information by Topics

Meteorology
Radiation
Geomagnetism, Earthquake and Astronomy
Space Weather
Nature's Wonders - Their Science Explained
Courses and Activities for the Public
The Observatory's YouTube video collection
Observatory's Blog
Observatory Publications
 

  Weather Forecast

Local Weather Forecast
7-day Weather Forecast for Hong Kong
World Weather Information Service - A World Meteorological Organization web site, developed by the Observatory, providing official city forecasts and climatological information issued by various National Meteorological and Hydrological Services.
Severe Weather Information Centre - A World Meteorological Organization web site, developed by the Observatory, providing official Tropical Cyclone warnings and advisories issued by various National Meteorological and Hydrological Services.
 

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