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  1. News - China - DISASTER

    Hainan villagers weren't warned how devastating superstorm Rammasun would be

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 05:53am by Keira Lu Huang

    ... haunts victims in China's Hainan province Located on Puqian Bay, Beigang Island lies between two of the areas hardest hit by the storm- the cities of Haikou and Wenchang. Each village ... a tangle of tree limbs, refuse and wrecked boats. The worst typhoon to make landfall in southern China in 41 years killed 62 people. Twenty-one were listed as missing as of July 25. About 386,000 ...

  2. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Making sense of typhoons by flying into the eye of the storm

    Posted Sep 01st 2013, 12:00am by Martin Williams

    ... in the afternoon of August 13, while the No 3 signal was issued in Hong Kong, the Observatory meteorologist Wong Wai-kin was in a small plane over the South China Sea, flying at 2,400 metres, just above ... and experience to decide which warning signals to issue, and when. With typhoons posing threats to life and property, the Observatory team is always seeking ways to improve its forecasts. One way ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    Hong Kong quickly returns to normal after storm warnings cancelled

    Posted Sep 23rd 2013, 08:55am by Staff Reporters

    ... injured Sunday night by falling objects, and some properties in low-lying areas such as Tai O suffered flooding damage.  The Observatory said it was the strongest typhoon to brush Hong Kong since ... on the mainland were killed after Typhoon Usagi hit Hong Kong and the southern China coast on Monday. Reports said that at least 13 had been killed in Shanwei in the east of Guangdong province. ...

  4. Weather - Hong Kong

    Typhoon Nuri threatens HK with direct hit

    Posted Aug 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Fiona Tam

    ... forced businesses and schools to close under typhoon signal No 8. The approaching typhoon has already affected sea traffic. At least four China Airlines flights to and from Taiwan were cancelled ... up their properties and laying sand bags to minimise damage. The previous No 10 storm to hit Hong Kong was Typhoon York, which left three people dead in 1999.     ...



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