Heavy showers and thunderstorms forecasted in HK for next 2 days, Standby Signal, No. 1 may be issued at later


8th August 2022 – (Hong Kong) According to the present forecast, the area of low pressure over the central part of the South China Sea will develop gradually into a tropical cyclone later today to tomorrow. Depending on the actual development and movement of the area of low pressure, the Observatory will consider issuing the Standby Signal, No. 1 by then. The area of low pressure is expected to move towards the vicinity of western Guangdong and Hainan Island afterwards. Under the influence of its outer rainbands, it will be windy with heavy squally showers and thunderstorms over Hong Kong on Tuesday (9th August) and Wednesday (10th August).