The Observatory's director, Shun Chi-ming, forecasts that four to seven typhoons could come within 500km of the city this year. He said this was "normal" and similar to last year's total of four. Photo: Felix Wong The Observatory's director, Shun Chi-ming, forecasts that four to seven typhoons could come within 500km of the city this year. He said this was "normal" and similar to last year's total of four. Photo: Felix Wong
The Observatory's director, Shun Chi-ming, forecasts that four to seven typhoons could come within 500km of the city this year. He said this was "normal" and similar to last year's total of four. Photo: Felix Wong

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The Observatory's director, Shun Chi-ming, forecasts that four to seven typhoons could come within 500km of the city this year. He said this was "normal" and similar to last year's total of four. Photo: Felix Wong The Observatory's director, Shun Chi-ming, forecasts that four to seven typhoons could come within 500km of the city this year. He said this was "normal" and similar to last year's total of four. Photo: Felix Wong
The Observatory's director, Shun Chi-ming, forecasts that four to seven typhoons could come within 500km of the city this year. He said this was "normal" and similar to last year's total of four. Photo: Felix Wong
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