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Weather and traffic︱Today's highest temperature of 23 degrees marathon: a list of road closures in various districts

2021-10-22T22:35:10.934Z

The northeast monsoon is bringing cooler weather to the coast of Guangdong. Today, the weather in Hong Kong is forecast to be cloudy and cooler in the morning. The sky was clear during part of the afternoon and the highest temperature was about 23 degrees. There are one or two light rains in the evening. Blow gently until clear



The northeast monsoon is bringing cooler weather to the coast of Guangdong. Today, the weather in Hong Kong is forecast to be cloudy and cooler in the morning.

The sky was clear during part of the afternoon and the highest temperature was about 23 degrees.

There are one or two light rains in the evening.

Blow gently until the wind is fresh from the north to the northeast.

It is expected that there will be one or two light rains tomorrow morning, and the weather will be generally fine for the next two to three days and the temperature will rise again.


In order to coordinate with the holding of the "Hong Kong Marathon 2021", starting from 11:30 pm on Saturday (23rd), temporary road closures will be implemented in various places in Hong Kong in stages until about 4:30 pm on Sunday (24th).

Motorists please avoid driving to the affected area.

In case of traffic congestion, please be patient and drive carefully, and follow the instructions of the police officers present.


Observatory screenshot

The northeast monsoon will continue to bring cooler weather to southern China today.

It is expected that the northeast monsoon will gradually ease from the beginning to the middle of next week. The weather in the coastal areas of Guangdong will improve and the temperature will rise.

A replenishment of the monsoon will affect Southern China later in the next week.

Observatory screenshot

Hong Kong Marathon 2021

Road closure in Kowloon

For full and half marathon races, the northbound lane of Nathan Road between Tsim Sha Tsui and Argyle Street, the southbound lane of Nathan Road between Tsim Sha Tsui and Gascoigne Road flyover, and Argyle Street are adopted as the race track , The area of ​​road closures in Yau Tsim Mong districts will be quite extensive.

The Western Harbour Crossing tunnel towards Kowloon will continue to run, while the tunnel towards Hong Kong Island will be closed from 0:45 am on Sunday and will be reopened in accordance with the progress of the race.

Motorists from West Kowloon to Hong Kong Island should use the Hung Hom Cross-Harbour Tunnel and the Eastern Cross-Harbour Tunnel.

The Transport Department predicts that Nathan Road and its surrounding areas, Argyle Street, Wylie Road, Gascoigne Road flyover, West Kowloon Corridor and Hung Hom Cross Harbour Tunnel will be more congested than usual on Sundays, among which Gascoigne Road Long queues may appear on the flyover and West Kowloon Corridor.

Road closure in the New Territories

As the full marathon will use the Cheung Tsing Highway, Cheung Tsing Tunnel and Nan Wan Tunnel to the Kowloon direction, the traffic from the Lantau Link (Tsing Ma Bridge) to the Kowloon direction must be diverted via Tsing Yi Northwest Interchange, Tsing Yi North Coast Highway, Tsing Yi Tsuen Road, Tsuen Wan Road, Kwai Chung Road, Cheung Sha Wan Road and Lai Chi Kok Road.

It is expected that traffic congestion along the North Lantau Highway, Tsing Ma Bridge and Tsing Yi Northwest Interchange may be congested by then.

The road closure will not affect vehicles travelling from Hong Kong Island/Kowloon/New Territories East to Hong Kong International Airport and Lantau Island.

As for vehicles travelling from the New Territories West via Tuen Mun Road or Tai Lam Tunnel to the airport and Lantau Island, due to the closure of the Ting Kau Bridge (toward Kowloon), they must be diverted via Tsuen Wan Road, Tsuen Tsing Interchange, Tsing Tsuen Road, Tsing Tsuen Road, and Tsing Kau Bridge. Tsuen Bridge and Tsing Yi North Coast Highway to Tsing Ma Bridge.

The Transport Department predicts that the Lantau Link (toward Kowloon) and Tsing Yi Northwest Interchange will be more congested than usual on Sundays.

Road closure on Hong Kong Island

In accordance with the race schedule, the Wan Chai North Exit of the Central and Wan Chai Bypass Tunnel will be closed most of the time during the race. Vehicles from Central to Wan Chai North will be diverted to Connaught Road Central, Harcourt Road and Gloucester Road.

The Transport Department predicts that Victoria Park Road, Leighton Road, Hennessy Road, Gloucester Road, Queensway, Connaught Road Central, Aberdeen Tunnel (towards Wan Chai), and the Central Ferry Pier will be more congested than usual on Sundays.

Source: hk1

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