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Hong Kong Weathers Hail as Year’s Worst Rainstorm Hits City

Heavy rain swept Hong Kong yesterday evening with hail shattering windows as the city issued its highest rainstorm warning this year.

The Hong Kong Observatory declared the black rainstorm signal yesterday evening as wind speeds reached 100 kilometers (62 miles) an hour. Hail was sighted in several areas, it said on its Twitter account. While the storm has subsided, residents should stay alert to the danger of flooding, it said at 12:02 p.m. today.