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Hong Kong hit by coldest temperatures in nearly 60 years

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COLD. Morning temperatures drop to 3.3 Celsius in urban areas Hong Kong, where most buildings lack central heating, and below freezing on the hills. File photo by Dale De la Rey/AFP
Weather officials issue a frost warning saying an ‘intense cold surge’ was in place, coupled with chilling monsoon winds

HONG KONG (Jan. 24, 2016) — A cold snap gripped Hong Kong on Sunday, January 24, with residents shivering as temperatures plunged to the lowest point in nearly 60 years and frost dusted the mountaintops of a city accustomed to a subtropical climate.

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