Temperature to reach 34°C today, Very Hot Weather Warning is now in force, thunderstorms in next few days


1st July 2020 – (Hong Kong) According to Hong Kong Observatory, a broad trough of low pressure will bring showers and thunderstorms to the northern part of the South China Sea and the south China coast in the next couple of days. Under the influence of an anticyclone aloft, the weather will be generally fine and hot over southern China early and midweek next week. Very Hot Weather Warning is now in force.

An anticyclone aloft is covering southern China. Besides, a broad trough of low pressure is bringing showers to the central and northern parts of the South China Sea.

There will be a few sunny periods and a few showers later with Isolated thunderstorms at first. The temperature will be very hot up to 34°C during the day. Light to moderate south to southeasterly winds.

There will be more showers and thunderstorms in the next couple of days.

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) today reminded members of the public, particularly those undertaking outdoor activities, to take heed of necessary measures against heat stroke and sunburn in very hot weather.

“The public should carry and drink plenty of water to prevent dehydration while engaging in outdoor activities,” a spokesman for the CHP said.

Source: Hong Kong Observatory