The Hong Kong Observatory put the city under the Red Rainstorm Warning at 10am on Friday. The city’s weather forecaster expects that there will more than 50mm of rain in an hour, and reported more than 100mm of rainfall in New Territories areas like Tsuen Wan and Yuen Long. Authorities have also told the public to be cautious of flooding, especially near watercourses.

rainfall in hong kong on june 14 2024
Rainfall recorded in Hong Kong on the morning of June 14, 2024 (© Hong Kong Observatory)

Schools that have started classes will continue us usual, but if the warning remains after closing hours, students must remain at school premises until the weather improves. Afternoon classes will be cancelled. Public transport will operate as usual, and all child care and after-school care centres will remain open.

For more weather updates, visit the Hong Kong Observatory website.

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From the Middle East to the Far East and a couple of places in between, Anjali has lived in no fewer than seven cities in Asia, and has travelled extensively in the region. She worked as a lifestyle journalist in India before coming to Hong Kong, where her favourite thing to do is island-hopping with her daughter. You can check out her musings on motherhood, courtesy her Instagram profile.

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