Bulletin updated at 03:45 HKT
Local Weather ForecastThe subtropical ridge is covering southeastern China. Meanwhile, the area of low pressure over the seas east of the Philippines is intensifying gradually. A tropical cyclone appears to be forming.Tropical Storm Sonca has weakened into a tropical depression. At 3 a.m., Sonca was centred about 300 kilometres east-southeast of Vientiane. It is forecast to move west at about 15 kilometres per hour across the inland areas of Indo-China and dissipate gradually.Weather forecast for today Mainly fine apart from isolated showers. The minimum temperature will be about 28 degrees. Very hot during the day with a maximum temperature of around 33 degrees. Moderate easterly winds.Outlook: A few showers in the following couple of days.