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MyObservatory Weather at your location

23 March 2010

The Hong Kong Observatory launches a new webpage MyObservatory ( on 23 March 2010.

By making use of positioning software to estimate user's location, the new webpage displays the latest weather information at the user's location including temperature, relative humidity, rainfall, wind direction, wind speed and weather photo from nearby stations. It also provides a link to the Location-specific Lighting Alert Webpage with automatic setting of lightning alert over the place where the user is.

User can also select locations on his/her own via a map interface or table to obtain the latest weather information at these selected locations.

This location-based weather service is also available for personal digital assistant ( and iPhone (