Cold Weather Warning issued at 12pm today, temperature to drop further, only 6.2°C recorded on Tai Mo Shan


24th January 2023 – (Hong Kong) Hong Kong Observatory issued Cold Weather Warning at 12pm today. The intense northeast monsoon associated with a cold front is affecting southern China. Locally, temperatures will fall appreciably to a minimum of around 12 degrees tonight. It will be cold in the morning of the fourth day of the Lunar New Year (25th January). Temperatures will fall to around 10 degrees in the urban areas, and a couple of degrees lower in the New Territories. 

At 12.40pm today, Tate's Cairn recorded the highest gust of 60 kilometres per hour, followed by Sha Chau at 55 kilometres per hour. According to the regional weather display, as of 12.40pm, Tai Mo Shan had a minimum of 6.2 degrees Celsius, the coldest in Hong Kong, followed by Tate’s Cairn with a low of 9.9 degrees Celsius, and Ngong Ping was only 10.8 degrees Celsius. As for the urban area , the observatory recorded a minimum of 15.6 degrees Celsius.
Hong Kong Observatory