Victoria Harbour, Hong Kong Photo: HK Observatory

Hong Kong is expecting cool and wet weather over the weekend thanks to a monsoon and a humid maritime airstream expected to arrive in the next couple of days.

The minimum temperature in some districts in the New Territories, including Sheung Shui, Tin Shui Wai and Tai Po, will drop to 14 degrees and 15 degrees on Saturday and Sunday respectively, according to the regional weather forecast of the Hong Kong Observatory.

At 2pm on Friday, the temperature in the city was 24 degrees. Cool and windy weather with some rain is expected over the weekend. Things will then improve gradually over the next couple of days.

A warm and humid maritime airstream is also expected to affect the city and the coast of Guangdong starting from the middle of next week. Relative humidity will reach between 75% to 100%.

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