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"Changeable Clouds" educational booklets on sale at HKO Open Day (with photo)

     A new set of educational booklets titled "Changeable Clouds" published by the Hong Kong Observatory (HKO) will be officially on sale at the HKO Open Day, which will be held on March 23 (Saturday) from 1pm to 5pm, and on March 24 (Sunday) from 10am to 5pm.  

     "Changeable Clouds" is a set of four booklets, each with lively designs that appeal to students and children. They contain cloud and weather photographs with brief explanatory notes in both Chinese and English. Books 1, 2 and 3 give a general introduction of different species of low, medium and high clouds, while Book 4 shows some special phenomena and cloud shapes that can be seen in Hong Kong. All photographs in the booklets were taken by HKO staff. The photographs not only capture the beauty of nature under different weather conditions, they also allow readers to have a deeper understanding of the atmospheric phenomena observed.  

     The booklets, at $16 each or $64 for the set, are also on sale at the Hong Kong Observatory Resource Centre, the Publications Sales Unit of the Information Services Department and the Map Publications Centre, Kowloon. They can also be ordered through the online Government Bookstore at

     The Hong Kong Observatory Resource Centre is located at Units 2304-2309, 23/F Miramar Tower, 132 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon (telephone: 2926 8250).

Ends/Thursday, March 21, 2013
Issued at HKT 15:14


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