HKO Open Day Showcases Latest Tech on November 26-27

Hong Kong Observatory Holds Open Day to Celebrate HKSAR Anniversary

The Hong Kong Observatory (HKO) will hold open days on Nov. 26-27 to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), according to a government press release on Monday.

The HKO will adopt the theme of World Meteorological Day, which occurs on March 23 each year. This year’s theme is “Early Warning & Early Action. Hydrometeorological & Climate Information for Disaster Risk Reduction.”

The exhibitions featured at the HKO open day include the latest technology used to forecast the weather, aviation weather services, microclimate monitoring, and radiation monitoring.

The theme of World Meteorological Day 2022 highlights the critical point at which water scarcity and climatic destruction have affected the world. South Asia Island countries are especially susceptible to suffering the consequences of sinking into the Indian Ocean in the near future.

World Meteorological Day loaned the 2021 theme “The Ocean, Our Climate, and Weather” to the HKO open day in the previous year.

Those who want to attend the HKO open day can request a maximum of four tickets for a one-hour session through online pre-registration. The tickets are free, and computer balloting will finalise successful registrations.

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