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HK sees the hottest day of the year as mercury hits 35.1 degrees

HK sees the hottest day of the year as mercury hits 35.1 degrees

The mercury crept up to over 35 degrees Celsius in most parts of the city, including Yuen Long, Wong Tai Sin, and Tsim Sha Tsui. The mercury soared further to 37.4 degrees in Sheung Shui.
The observatory issued a very hot weather warning on Monday morning, reminding residents to avoid prolonged exposure to the sun and overexertion while outdoors.

Temperatures reached 35.1 degrees after 2pm, breaking the record for the highest temperature this year of 34.4 degrees on June 28, according to the observatory.

Sheng Shui saw a high of 36.8 degrees with Wong Tai Sin and Ta Kwu Ling exceeding 35 degrees.

According to the nine-day weather forecast of the Observatory, next Wednesday (July 20), also the HKDSE release of examination results date, is predicted to reach a maximum of 33 degrees with slight rain in some areas.

The minimum temperature for the following nine days will be 28 degrees with a maximum to reach 34 degrees. There may also be showers starting this Wednesday and last for a week.
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