Under the influence of the subtropical ridge, showers over the coast of Guangdong eased off gradually yesterday. Locally, there were sunny periods with a few showers and isolated thunderstorms. The subtropical ridge is expected to bring mainly fine and hot weather to southeastern China in the next couple of days.
Besides, Tropical Depression Sonca intensified into a tropical storm yesterday afternoon. At 11 p.m. last night, Sonca was centred about 120 kilometres south-southeast of Sanya. It is forecast to move west-northwest at about 16 kilometres per hour near the southern part of Hainan Island and towards the vicinity of Beibu Wan. Weather forecast for Hong Kong (Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017):Mainly cloudy with isolated showers. Hot with sunny periods during the day. Temperatures will range between 28 and 32 degrees. Moderate east to southeasterly winds.
Outlook: Hot with sunny periods in the following couple of days.
At midnight at the Hong Kong Observatory : Air temperature : 28 degrees Celsius Relative Humidity : 86 per cent The air temperatures at other places were: Hong Kong Observatory28 degrees ; King's Park28 degrees ; Wong Chuk Hang28 degrees ; Ta Kwu Ling27 degrees ; Lau Fau Shan27 degrees ; Tai Po28 degrees ; Sha Tin29 degrees ; Tuen Mun27 degree [air temperatures at other places]