The rain has halted, and the sun has come out, sending temperatures soaring – with steamy humidity too.
At lunchtime, the Praya was crowded…
Some streets were crowded.
Accessible restaurants were doing a roaring trade – here selling typical vegetarian food.
At the festival site, giant incense sticks burned outside a temporary shrine, where people burned joss sticks before the effigies of gods who had joined the festival (from temples around Cheung Chau).
News crews filed reports.