A monsoon surge* is expected to affect the South China Sea and our surrounding region over the next few days. The surge is forecast to bring occasionally windy conditions with passing showers in the afternoon on Friday (27 Jan). Cloudy and occasionally windy conditions with periods of showers, heavy at times, are expected on Saturday (28 Jan), the first day of the Lunar New Year.
The surge is forecast to gradually weaken on Sunday (29 Jan), the second day of the Lunar New Year, and it is expected to be occasionally windy, with passing showers in the afternoon. The daily temperature during the weekend is forecast to range between 22°C and 32°C.
*A monsoon surge refers to a strengthening of winds over the South China Sea, causing extensive rainclouds to form over our surrounding region.
(Issued on 26 Jan 2017)