A woman being swept down the junction of Third and Centre Street in Sai Ying Pun as the heavy rainstorm spread across the city on June 12, 1966. Photo: SCMP

The day Hong Kong was hit by one of its deadliest rainstorms ever: in photos

On June 12, 1966, a deluge of rain turned streets into raging torrents that killed at least 50 people, caused cars to be swept down roads like toys, and over 7,000 people lost their homes

Topic |   Old Hong Kong

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A woman being swept down the junction of Third and Centre Street in Sai Ying Pun as the heavy rainstorm spread across the city on June 12, 1966. Photo: SCMP
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