Hong Kong Observatory cancels Amber Rainstorm Warning Signal at 12.10pm as heavy showers subside

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9th June 2024 – (Hong Kong) The Hong Kong Observatory announced the cancellation of the Amber Rainstorm Warning Signal at 12.10pm as the trough of low pressure affecting the coast of Guangdong brought heavy showers and thunderstorms to the region. Throughout the morning, most parts of the territory recorded over 40 millimetres of rainfall, with some areas in the New Territories, Sham Shui Po, and Lantau Island experiencing rainfall exceeding 70 millimetres. Additionally, a southerly airstream influenced the coastal areas.

The weather forecast for this afternoon and tonight in Hong Kong predicts mainly cloudy conditions with heavy showers and a few squally thunderstorms initially. However, as time progresses, the showers are expected to gradually decrease. Moderate south to southeasterly winds will prevail, occasionally gusty.

Looking ahead, the outlook for the upcoming days indicates hot weather with sunny periods and a few showers. This weather pattern is anticipated to persist during the Tuen Ng Festival and the following days. Residents and visitors can expect warm temperatures along with intermittent periods of sunshine and occasional showers.