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Heat of the Street

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Hong Kong is baked in the stiff hotness while expecting the arrival of the first tropical cyclone to enter its precautionary radar zone this Saturday. The heat is caused by the strengthening of the typhoon, literally "big wind", which slows down the air movement in the surrounding atmosphere. But people like me were braving the heat of the street to check out what was going on in this city that never sleeps.

I also took the opportunity to check out the availability and price of the GRD IV.  There are not many left for sale but the price goes as low as HK$2480 for a black body and HK$3180 for a white one which comes with the cover (the cover makes for good protection for the lens as it stops accidental power-up which in some real cases has caused the black IV's driving motor to malfunction eventually).

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