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Storm Pakhar hits Hong Kong & Macau

No serious damage has been observed in Hong Kong so far


Tropical storm Pakhar brought strong winds and heavy rain to Hong Kong and Macau on Sunday, just four days after one of the strongest typhoons on record, Hato, caused serious flooding and damage in the territories and killed at least 10 people in the gaming hub. Pakhar brushed passed both cities on Sunday morning and landed in the southern Chinese city of Taishan, according to local weather authorities. Macau will lower the typhoon signal at 1 pm local time while Hong Kong is considering the same. Both cities issued their third-highest weather warnings, storm signal Number 8, early ...

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First Published: Mon, August 28 2017. 02:45 IST