The Observatory says that downpours will continue over the next couple of days.

Victoria Peak (looking towards the east) at 4:40pm on April 12. Photo: HK Observatory.

Widespread heavy rain affected the city on Wednesday afternoon. The thunderstorm warning was issued at 2:50pm.

One or two rain patches are expected on Friday.

Photo: HK Observatory.

However, the weather is set to improve and become warmer as the city heads towards the Easter Monday break.

Photo: HK Observatory.

“[A] maritime airstream will bring warm and foggy weather to the region early next week,” the Observatory said.

Kris Cheng

Kris Cheng is a Hong Kong journalist with an interest in local politics. His work has been featured in Washington Post, Public Radio International, Hong Kong Economic Times and others. He has a BSSc in Sociology from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Kris is HKFP's Editorial Director.