To this day children are drawn to the natural beauty of Tai Po Kau, where 62 years ago a party of youngsters were swept to their death by a flash flood. Photo: David Wong

When ‘picnic tragedy’ flash flood in Hong Kong left 28 dead on an August day 62 years ago

Groups from Kowloon-Canton Railway Staff Club and the St James’ Settlement, including many children, were enjoying a Sunday outing at Taipo Kau when calamity struck in 1955

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To this day children are drawn to the natural beauty of Tai Po Kau, where 62 years ago a party of youngsters were swept to their death by a flash flood. Photo: David Wong
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