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Launch of New Version 2.0 of "MyObservatory" for Android

12 December 2011

The Hong Kong Observatory (HKO) launched a new Android version (2.0) of "MyObservatory" today (12 December 2011) to enhance weather services for people on the move. The new version features the following new functions:

  • User selectable default screen for 7-day or local weather forecast
  • Weather tips for the public when weather warnings are in force
  • Display of today's weather warnings
  • Radiation information
  • Predicted tide charts

The personalized weather service "MyObservatory", launched by the HKO in March 2010, has been well-received with increasing popularity. The total number of page views since its launch has exceeded 1.7 billion by end of November 2011.

Please refer to the following webpage for details about "MyObservatory":

Sample screen of local weather forecast as default on Sample screen of weather tips

Sample screen of local weather forecast
as default display on "MyObservatory"

Sample screen of Weather Tips

Sample screen of today's weather warnings Sample screen for radiation information

Sample screen of Today's Weather

Sample screen of Radiation Information

Sample screen of predicted tide chart

Sample screen of Predicted Tide