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Issue 74(July 2019)
List of Contents(7 pages in total)

  • Briefing from the Director
  • Climate Change and Biodiversity in Hong Kong
  • Talk on Extreme Weather


  • 2019 Hong Kong Observatory Open Day
  • Hong Kong Observatory, a winner in Hong Kong ICT Awards 2019
  • New "Earth Weather" website offering interactive display of computer forecast products
  • "Interactive Map of Storm Damage by Mangkhut" Webpage
  • Enhancing the Online Dissemination of Regional Weather Information


  • New Space Weather Webpage
  • Observatory's New Lightning Sensors Now Fully Operational
  • 2019 Joint Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao Meeting and Seminar on Cooperation in Meteorological Operations Held in Hong Kong
  • The Observatory provided training in severe weather forecast techniques and support services to counterparts in Southeast Asia


  • The Observatory joined Rapid Coordinated Universal Time Project
  • Education Package on Climate Change
  • The Observatory joins hands with HK Electric to study the application of climate service in predicting electricity consumption
  • Science X Art


  • Oceanographers and Meteorologists gather in Hong Kong
  • Closer ties between Hong Kong Observatory and the University of Reading, UK
  • First "Global Conversation" activity jointly hosted by the Observatory and the University of Exeter
  • Observatory staff Commended by the Public or Organisations


  • The Hong Kong Observatory Calendar 2019 is now on sale;
    International training workshop on MET-ATM integration, under the WMO's VCP;
    Chief Experimental Officer Mr Sham Fu-cheung gave a talk at the ENGINEER Talks Special Series 2018 on Climate Change;
    Mountaineering Safety Promotion Day and Cheung Sheung Hiking Day;
    HKO talked about climate change at the 13th Eco Expo Asia


  • Senior Personal Secretary Ms Brenda Tong Lai-yee and Senior Scientific Assistant Mr Sun Kam-tao each received the Secretary for the Civil Service's Commendation;
    Chief Experimental Officer Mr Sham Fu-cheung and Engineer of the Water Supplies Department Mr Kwok Ue-mo jointly delivered a climate change talk at a secondary school;
    The winning teams of the "Global AI Challenge on Meteorology" contest were awarded their prizes in Singapore;
    The awards ceremony of the "AI Challenge - Weather Forecasting Competition" was held during the Learning and Teaching Expo 2018
  • Staff Retirement: Mr Tsui Kit-chi, Mr Tam Kwong-hung, Mr Chan Chuen-kit, Mr Wong Chi-fai, Mr Ho Kwan-pui
  • Staff Promotions: Mr Lee Ho-yin, Mr Wong Chau-ping, Mr Wong Tak-kan, Ms Leung Siu-mei, Mr Lau Chi-yung, Mr Cheng Yat-leung, Mr Ho Ka-hon, Mr Leung Kwai-kong, Mr Wong Wai-kwong


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