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Weather Chit Chat Issue 74(July 2019)

Issue 74(July 2019)
List of Contents(7 pages in total)

  • Briefing from the Director
  • Climate Change and Biodiversity in Hong Kong
  • Talk on Extreme Weather


  • 2019 Hong Kong Observatory Open Day
  • Hong Kong Observatory, a winner in Hong Kong ICT Awards 2019
  • New "Earth Weather" website offering interactive display of computer forecast products
  • "Interactive Map of Storm Damage by Mangkhut" Webpage
  • Enhancing the Online Dissemination of Regional Weather Information


  • New Space Weather Webpage
  • Observatory's New Lightning Sensors Now Fully Operational
  • 2019 Joint Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao Meeting and Seminar on Cooperation in Meteorological Operations Held in Hong Kong
  • The Observatory provided training in severe weather forecast techniques and support services to counterparts in Southeast Asia


  • The Observatory joined Rapid Coordinated Universal Time Project
  • Education Package on Climate Change
  • The Observatory joins hands with HK Electric to study the application of climate service in predicting electricity consumption
  • Science X Art


  • Oceanographers and Meteorologists gather in Hong Kong
  • Closer ties between Hong Kong Observatory and the University of Reading, UK
  • First "Global Conversation" activity jointly hosted by the Observatory and the University of Exeter
  • Observatory staff Commended by the Public or Organisations


  • Princess of Thailand visited the Observatory;
    Vice-Chancellor and President of CUHK visited the Observatory;
    Members of Hong Kong Shipowners Association visited the Observatory;
    Representatives of Yuen Long District Council visited the Observatory;
    Dean of Engineering of HKU visited the Observatory;
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the SCHSA visited the Observatory;
    Representatives of Guangzhou Meteorological Service visited the Observatory;
    Group Chief Operating Officer of A.S. Watson Group visited HKO;
    Representatives of Shenzhen Oceanic Administration visited the Observatory;
    Consul General of Finland visited the Observatory;
    Young Reporters from Primary Schools interviewed DHKO


  • Representatives of Southern District Council visited the Observatory;
    The 50th Meeting of the Liaison Group on Aviation Meteorological Services;
    Representatives of Hong Kong Aero Engine Services Limited visited the Observatory;
    Members of Tsim Sha Tsui Harmony Association visited the Observatory;
    HKO received Social Capital Builder Logo Awards 2018
  • Staff Retirement: Mr Tsui Kit-chi, Mr Tam Kwong-hung, Mr Chan Chuen-kit, Mr Wong Chi-fai, Mr Ho Kwan-pui
  • Staff Promotions: Mr Lee Ho-yin, Mr Wong Chau-ping, Mr Wong Tak-kan, Ms Leung Siu-mei, Mr Lau Chi-yung, Mr Cheng Yat-leung, Mr Ho Ka-hon, Mr Leung Kwai-kong, Mr Wong Wai-kwong


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