June rainfall a new record in 125 Years
(30 June 2008)
The heavy rain in Hong Kong in June was associated with the active southwesterlies over the south China coastal areas and Typhoon Fengshen.
Other areas in the Pearl River Delta were also affected by the heavy rain in June. Up to 29 June, the total rainfall for June 2008 recorded at Guangzhou and Macao have already reached 872.7 millimetres * and 1200.8 millimetres# respectively. These figures also were the highest monthly rainfall records at the two places.
1346 MM (53 INCHES) OF RAIN IN A SINGLE MONTH ...