Kai-tak, which in 2017 killed hundreds in the Philippines, is one of three typhoon names being retired. Photo: AFP

Deadly typhoon names Hato, Kai-tak and Tembin to be dropped from official list of future storm titles, says Hong Kong Observatory

  • Replacement names agreed by United Nations committee that mean lynx, puppy and mandarin duck
  • Changes made as mark of respect to the hundreds who died in the 2017 disasters
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Kai-tak, which in 2017 killed hundreds in the Philippines, is one of three typhoon names being retired. Photo: AFP
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