Hong Kong was hit by heavy rains and thunderstorms, while eastern parts were hit by floods

Hong Kong was hit by heavy rains and thunderstorms, while eastern parts were hit by floods

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Heavy rain and thunderstorms lashed Hong Kong on Sunday afternoon, with eastern parts of the city such as Sha Tin and Sai Kung worst hit.

Thunderstorms associated with a low pressure area are approaching the Pearl River Delta, the Hong Kong Observatory said.

More than 10mm of rain was reported in many parts of eastern Hong Kong in the afternoon, with more than 30mm reported in Sha Tin and Tsai Kung districts.

The observatory said that the public should be aware of the weather change.

A thunderstorm warning is expected to remain in effect until 7 p.m. „Thunderstorms are expected in Hong Kong,” the forecaster said.

It told residents to avoid engaging in outdoor water sports, standing on high ground or staying near trees, masts and other highly conductive objects during thunderstorms.

Mainly cloudy with some showers and thunderstorms in the evening.

Monday’s weather is expected to be mainly cloudy with some rain. First there will be thunderstorms. The temperature ranges from 24 to 29 degrees Celsius.

Inclement weather has battered the city since the start of the month, with residents enduring a roller-coaster ride of thunderstorms, heavy rain warnings and strong winds.

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