Typhoon lashes south China after killing 28 in Philippines
Sunday, 16 September 2018 () HONG KONG (AP) - Hong Kong and southern China hunkered down under red alert Sunday as strong winds and heavy rain from Typhoon Mangkhut lashed the densely populated coast, a day after the biggest storm of the year left at least 28 dead from landslides and drownings in the northern Philippines. Nearly half a million people had been evacuated from seven cities in Guangdong province, the gambling enclave of Macau closed down casinos for the first time and the Hong Kong Observatory warned people to stay away from the Victoria Harbour landmark, where storm surges battered the waterfront reinforced with sandbags. Mangkhut is due to make landfall in Guangdong later Sunday. The national...
Typhoon Mangkhut, the year's most powerful tropical storm to hit the Chinese mainland, barrelled into the coast of Guangdong province killing at least four... DNA - Front PageAlso reported by •IndiaTimes •WorldNews •Bangkok Post •Seattle Times
Hundreds of vessels, from luxury yachts to dinghies to dragon boats, were washed ashore, damaged or sunk by the powerful Typhoon Mangkhut, which pummeled Hong Kong on Sunday, September 16.In Sai Kung,..