It was not an easy task to obtain the latest weather information in the era with limited communication technology. How would the fishermen who spent most of their time fishing over the open sea predicted the changeable weather conditions based on their experience?
In this episode of "Cool Met Stuff", Dr. Joseph Ting Sun Pao, historian and former Chief Curator of the Hong Kong Museum of History, and the fishermen will tell you in detail.
The video is now available on the "MyObservatory" mobile application and the Observatory's website for your viewing (programme is broadcasted in Cantonese).
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