New language versions of MyWorldWeather app launched at Hong Kong Observatory ceremony

New language versions of MyWorldWeather app launched at Hong Kong Observatory ceremony

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17 July 2013

MyWorldWeather, a free mobile application (app) with official weather forecasts across the globe, has introduced new language versions to reach a growing number of people on the move.

Developed by the Hong Kong Observatory on behalf of the World Meteorological Organization, MyWorldWeather is now available on both iPhone and Android platforms in Chinese, English, German, Korean, Polish, Portuguese and Spanish.

The Director of the Hong Kong Observatory (HKO), Mr Shun Chi-ming, performed a launch ceremony for the MyWorldWeather with officiating guests including the President of the WMO, Mr David Grimes; the Deputy Administrator of the China Meteorological Administration, Shen Xiaonong; and Permanent Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development Andrew Wong  on 23 March, marking World Meteorological Day and the 130th anniversary of the Hong Kong Observatory. “Without the close collaboration and partnership that we have enjoyed in the past years, the Observatory alone could not have reached its current level of development and sophistication,” he said

 

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