Tropical Storm Lan has intensified into a severe tropical storm. At 4 p.m., Lan was centred about 660 kilometres west of Yap. It is forecast to move slowly at first, and then move northwards later across the seas east of the Philippines and intensify progressively.
Weather forecast for tonight and tomorrow
Mainly cloudy. There will be one or two rain patches at first. Sunny periods tomorrow. Temperatures will range between 24 and 28 degrees. Moderate to fresh northeasterly winds, occasionally strong offshore at first.
Outlook: Fine and dry in the following few days. Temperature difference between day and night will be relatively large.
Bulletin updated at 18:45 HKT 17/ Oct /2017Automatic Regional Weather Forecast >
The maximum UV Index for 18 October (Wednesday) will be about 7. The intensity of UV radiation will be high.
Points to Note:
Bulletin updated at 17:00 HKT 17 / Oct / 2017
At 7 p.m. at the Hong Kong Observatory the air temperature was 26 degrees Celsius and the relative humidity 84 per cent.
Bulletin updated at 19:02 HKT 17/ Oct /2017