Friday, December 17, 2010

Hong Kong Weather

Hong Kong Observatory is really good at giving people weather warnings. Here is one for today...

Cold Weather Warning
The Cold Weather Warning is now in force.Cold weather is
expected in Hong Kong during the overnight period.

People are advised to put on warm clothes and to avoid
adverse health effects due to the cold weather. You must
also ensure adequate indoor ventilation.

If you must go out, please avoid prolonged exposure to
wintry winds.

If you know of elderly persons or persons with chronic
medical conditions staying alone, please call or visit them
occasionally to check if they need any assistance.

Make sure heaters are safe before use, and place them away
from any combustibles. Do not light fires indoors as a means
to keep warm.

Whatever the temperature, please ensure that there is plenty
of fresh air in your room when you are using an old-type gas
water heater.

Dispatched by Hong Kong Observatory at 16:20 HKT on 17.12.2010

Frost Warning
Hong Kong Observatory warns farmers and others concerned
that ground frost is likely to occur early tomorrow morning
on high ground and in the northern part of the New

Dispatched by Hong Kong Observatory at 16:30 HKT on 17.12.2010