Status of Very Hot Weather Warning
Very Hot Weather Warning
The Very Hot Weather Warning is now in force. The Hong Kong
Observatory is forecasting very hot weather in Hong Kong
today. The risk of heatstroke is high.
When engaged in outdoor work or activities, drink plenty of
water and avoid over exertion. If not feeling well, take a
rest in the shade or cooler place as soon as
People staying indoors without air-conditioning should keep
windows open as far as possible to ensure that there is
Avoid prolonged exposure under sunlight. Loose clothing,
suitable hats and UV-blocking sunglasses can reduce the
chance of sunburn by solar ultraviolet radiation.
Swimmers and those taking part in outdoor activities should
use a sunscreen lotion of SPF 15 or above, and should
re-apply it frequently.
Beware of health and wellbeing of elderly or persons with
chronic medical conditions. If you know of them, call or
visit them occasionally to check if they need any
Dispatched by Hong Kong Observatory at 06:45 HKT on 24.08.2019
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