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Published: 18:48, May 02, 2022 | Updated: 20:50, May 02, 2022
HK sees coldest day in May in over a century
By Wang Zhan
Published:18:48, May 02, 2022 Updated:20:50, May 02, 2022 By Wang Zhan

Residents enjoy the holiday mood as Hong Kong recorded its coldest day in May in more than 100 years on May 2, 2022. (ANDY CHONG / CHINA DAILY)

HONG KONG - Hong Kong saw on Monday its coldest day in May in over a century, according to local media reports.

The Hong Kong Observatory recorded a low of 16.4 degrees Celsius on Monday morning, the lowest since 1917, according to the reports.

The HKO said the northeast monsoon is affecting the coastal areas of Guangdong. It will be mainly fine on Tuesday with temperatures ranging between 18 and 24 degrees.

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Temperatures are expected to rise in the next couple of days while a band of rain clouds are expected to bring showers to Guangdong over the weekend, the HKO said.

Residents enjoy the holiday mood as Hong Kong recorded its coldest day in May in more than 100 years on May 2, 2022. (ANDY CHONG / CHINA DAILY)

A girl covers her head with a jacket in rainy weather as Hong Kong recorded its coldest day in May in more than 100 years on May 2, 2022. (ANDY CHONG / CHINA DAILY)

Residents enjoy the holiday mood as Hong Kong recorded its coldest day in May in more than 100 years on May 2, 2022. (ANDY CHONG / CHINA DAILY)

People enjoy the view of Victoria Harbour as Hong Kong recorded its coldest day in May in more than 100 years on May 2, 2022. (ANDY CHONG / CHINA DAILY)

Residents enjoy the holiday mood as Hong Kong recorded its coldest day in May in more than 100 years on May 2, 2022. (ANDY CHONG / CHINA DAILY)


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