Hong Kong September heat record broken twice

A man cools himself with a fan as temperature soars to a high of 35.4℃ in Hong Kong this afternoon. – AFP pic, September 13, 2022.

HONG Kong has broken two heat records for September in a little over a week, the city’s weather observatory said today, as the crowded financial hub swelters through one of its hottest summers.

The Hong Kong Observatory said a temperature of 35.4℃ was recorded this afternoon, “once again breaking the record for highest temperature in September” since the city started keeping records in 1884.

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