Make the most of the fantastic weather this weekend, as a week of rain will follow shortly after with a tropical depression set to sweep across the South China Sea in the coming days.
— Hong Kong Free Press (@HongKongFP) October 13, 2016
According to the Hong Kong Observatory, the depression – currently off the coast of the Philippines – is expected to become a severe tropical storm by Saturday and a typhoon by Monday.
The Observatory predicts that the storm will be within 800 kilometres of Hong Kong by Sunday.
A bright, if not cloudy, weekend lays ahead though Tuesday will bring rain the territory.
Temperatures will range between 24 degrees Celsius to 29 degrees Celsius over the next nine days.