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User currently offlineUnited Airline From Hong Kong, joined Jan 2001, 9160 posts, RR: 15
Posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 972 times:

This rain has been on and on and it doesn't seem that it is coming to an end. The Yellow Rain Signal has been hosted for more than a week......... And sometimes we get this Red Signal even.

What has been going on?

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User currently offlineTeahan From Germany, joined Nov 1999, 5293 posts, RR: 61
Reply 1, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 7 hours ago) and read 955 times:

Hello,

LOL, that is what us Irish call everyday weather! Big grin
Rain, Rain, Rain, all day everyday!!!! ;(

I will be comming to HKG on the 21st of this month, I seriously hope the weather conditions will impove by then!

Jeremiah



Goodbye SR-LX MD-11 / 6th of March 1991 to the 31st of October 2004
User currently offlineNW-ELITE From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 948 times:

How much rain?

User currently offlineRyaneverest From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 22 hours ago) and read 933 times:

I think we've already gotten 900mm of rain. Although it's been raining for 7 consecutive days already, it seems like they aren't going to stop. Instead, a more dreadful storm is coming. So I'm sorry to tell you, Jeremiah, that I don't think you will come to meet sunshine. Happy turbulences.

Have you guys heard of the worst rain in history in Guangdong (southern part of China, to the north of Hong Kong)? It's due to two low pressure troughs affecting the area. Hong Kong's long been under the first one (don't know why it doesn't move along), and the second one over Guangdong is going to move south towards Hong Kong... looks like we won't have sunshine within the next 5 days.


User currently offlineLundqvist From Sweden, joined May 2001, 42 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 21 hours ago) and read 924 times:

900mm!? That's about the average of what we get in Sweden. When I was living in Singapore a few years back, I always get the programs from Hong Kong on the charity fund raising for the flood in Wadong.

User currently offlineN949WP From Hong Kong, joined Feb 2000, 1437 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 20 hours ago) and read 918 times:

Well, Teahan, you might be lucky as your HKG arrival is at least a whole week away. There is a good chance that those pesky weather fronts would have moved off by then.

Frankly, the rains had BETTER stop by then, or I'm going nuts!  Nuts I'm fed up with going home from work every night with soggy socks and shoes.

'949


User currently offlineStarAlliance From Hong Kong, joined Dec 1999, 252 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 17 hours ago) and read 909 times:

I don't think Teahan will get good weather that time because the trough over Shanghai is approaching Southern China now and will bring more rain over the next week ~~~~ TOO many RAIN!

User currently offlineCathay Pacific From Australia, joined May 2000, 1864 posts, RR: 1
Reply 7, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 13 hours ago) and read 903 times:

i love rainy days and storms!!!! (but dun likle it when people are seriously affected by it....like what happened in China and Huston).....i haven't been in HK during rainy season for over 10 years (i always go back in winter)....i miss the typhoon and rain in HK.....i remember i once went to Stanly to look at the sea when it was typhoon number 8........

 Smile/happy/getting dizzy Smile/happy/getting dizzy Smile/happy/getting dizzy Cathay Pacific...The Heart of Asia  Smile/happy/getting dizzy Smile/happy/getting dizzy Smile/happy/getting dizzy



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User currently offlineUnited Airline From Hong Kong, joined Jan 2001, 9160 posts, RR: 15
Reply 8, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 12 hours ago) and read 900 times:

Really?  Smile

User currently offlinePacific From Hong Kong, joined Mar 2000, 1051 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (13 years 1 month 3 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 893 times:

UAL, this is the link to the HK Observatory site.

http://www.info.gov.hk/hko/contente.htm

There's been so much rain in the past few days. Just for other's info, the AMber Rainstorm is when there is 30+mm rainfall recorded in an hour. Red is 50 and black is 70 (I think).

No blacks but so many reds! Last year at this time, I had to attend an examination when there was black!

Got to go off to my next examination now. A/S level Colouring! (Geography).  Smile/happy/getting dizzy

Pacific


User currently offlineAirbus A3XX From Australia, joined May 1999, 507 posts, RR: 1
Reply 10, posted (13 years 1 month 2 weeks 6 days 17 hours ago) and read 886 times:

Wow! Just been back to HKG and was so glad that I was out of town on this rainy week

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