Typhoon leaves more than 100 injured in Hong Kong

Almost half a million flee cities in Guangdong after dozens are killed in the Philippines.

Typhoon leaves more than 100 injured in Hong Kong

Typhoon Mangkhut continued on its destructive path on Sunday as it hit the southern coast of China, killing two, after leaving at least 64 dead in the Philippines amid landslides and flooding. The storm battered the heavily populated Guangdong region on Sunday afternoon with 100mph (160km/h) winds, after skirting 62 miles from Hong Kong.

In Guangdong, more than 2.4 million people have been evacuated. The storm made landfall in the the city of Haiyan around 5pm local time, according to China’s central meteorological observatory. China Central Television said the had typhoon triggered storm surges as high as 3 meters. By late evening, the Chinese state broadcaster said two lives had already been lost.

 

Related Post

Palmyra: Syria forces ‘enter Islamic State-held city’
views 58
Syrian government forces have advanced into Palmyra on several fronts backed by air strikes and artillery, a monitoring group has said. The UK-based ...
Germanwings pilot deliberately smash jet into Alps?
views 90
Aviation experts say evidence suggests the Germanwings plane crash which left 150 dead could have been the result of a tragic pilot murder-suicide. It...
Georgia floods: Lions, tigers, crocs and hippos roam free after killer floo...
views 194
CROCODILES, lions, tigers, bears, wolves and a hippo have escaped from a major city zoo after freak floods which are now believed to have killed 12 pe...
Turkish football fan breaks TV after his wife pranks him
views 76
The football fan, who has been identified as Izzet Salti, was attempting to watch his country Turkey play Croatia in the Euros when his wife began tur...
Typhoon lashes China after over 1 million people evacuated
views 37
SHANGHAI: One of the most powerful typhoons to strike eastern China in decades disrupted air, rail and sea transport on Saturday after forcing the eva...

SHARE WHAT YOU THINK