Hong Kong Weather Forecast 2024-04-26 04:00:07

Hong Kong Weather Forecast 2024-04-26T11:45:00+08:00

General Situation

A trough of low pressure is bringing showers and squally thunderstorms to the coastal areas of Guangdong. Locally, there was heavy rain this morning. More than 30 millimetres of rainfall were recorded over most parts of the territory, and rainfall even exceeded 60 millimetres over Sai Kung, Sha Tin and Kwai Tsing Districts.

Forecast Description

Mainly cloudy. Heavy showers and a few squally thunderstorms at first in the afternoon. Showers will ease off later. Moderate to fresh south to southwesterly winds.
Occasional showers and thunderstorms over the weekend. Still a few showers and brighter next Monday. Showers will become frequent with thunderstorms on Tuesday and Labour Day.

Weather Warning Information

Thunderstorm Warning issued at 5:30 a.m. on 26 Apr 2024 has been extended until 1:30 p.m. today. Squally thunderstorms are expected to occur over Hong Kong.
Members of the public are advised to take the following precautions when thunderstorms occur:
1. Seek safe shelter if you are staying outdoors.
2. Leave the water. Do not swim outdoors or engage in other outdoor water sports.
3. Do not stand on high grounds. Keep away from highly conductive objects, trees or masts.
Amber Rainstorm Warning Signal Special Announcement issued by the Hong Kong Observatory at 8:35 a.m.
The Rainstorm Warning Signal is now Amber. This means that heavy rain has fallen or is expected to fall generally over Hong Kong, exceeding 30 millimetres in an hour, and is likely to continue.
There will be flooding in some low-lying and poorly drained areas. People who are likely to be affected should take necessary precautions to reduce their exposure to risk posed by the heavy rain and flooding.
Heavy rain may bring about flash floods. People should stay away from watercourses. People who are likely to be affected by flooding should take necessary precautions to avoid losses.
Please listen to radio or watch television for traffic conditions and further announcements on the rainstorm.