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Significant Weather Information (SIGMET)

The Airport Meteorological Office is responsible for monitoring hazardous weather and phenomena in the atmosphere that may affect the safety of aircraft operations within a designated airspace over the northern part of the South China Sea. Weather forecasters at the Airport Meteorological Office issues SIGMET information when hazardous weather and phenomena in the atmosphere such as thunderstorms, tropical cyclones, turbulence, icing occur or are expected to occur in the airspace.

The latest significant weather information
issued by the Hong Kong Observatory at 13:45 HKT on 23 Aug 17

VHHK SIGMET 5 VALID 230545/230945 VHHH- VHHK HONG KONG FIR EMBD TS FCST WI N2024 E11130 - N2124 E11130 - N2218 E11318 - N2000 E11318 - N2024 E11130 TOP FL450 MOV W 15KT NC= VHHK SIGMET 1 VALID 230145/230600 VHHH- VHHK HONG KONG FIR TC HATO PSN N2130 E11430 CB OBS AT 0000Z WI 210NM OF TC CENTRE TOP FL450 NC FCST AT 0600Z TC CENTRE PSN N2200 E11248=

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