Hong Kong children make their way through trees felled by Typhoon Mangkhut, in Sheung Shui on September 20, 2018. Typhoon Mangkhut, which required the signal No 10 to stay in place for 10 hours on September 16, was the most powerful storm to hit the city since records began in 1946. Photo: Sam Tsang Hong Kong children make their way through trees felled by Typhoon Mangkhut, in Sheung Shui on September 20, 2018. Typhoon Mangkhut, which required the signal No 10 to stay in place for 10 hours on September 16, was the most powerful storm to hit the city since records began in 1946. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong children make their way through trees felled by Typhoon Mangkhut, in Sheung Shui on September 20, 2018. Typhoon Mangkhut, which required the signal No 10 to stay in place for 10 hours on September 16, was the most powerful storm to hit the city since records began in 1946. Photo: Sam Tsang

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Topic |   Climate change
Hong Kong children make their way through trees felled by Typhoon Mangkhut, in Sheung Shui on September 20, 2018. Typhoon Mangkhut, which required the signal No 10 to stay in place for 10 hours on September 16, was the most powerful storm to hit the city since records began in 1946. Photo: Sam Tsang Hong Kong children make their way through trees felled by Typhoon Mangkhut, in Sheung Shui on September 20, 2018. Typhoon Mangkhut, which required the signal No 10 to stay in place for 10 hours on September 16, was the most powerful storm to hit the city since records began in 1946. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong children make their way through trees felled by Typhoon Mangkhut, in Sheung Shui on September 20, 2018. Typhoon Mangkhut, which required the signal No 10 to stay in place for 10 hours on September 16, was the most powerful storm to hit the city since records began in 1946. Photo: Sam Tsang
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