Waves Batter Coast as Typhoon Hato Sweeps Through Hong Kong

StoryfulPublished: August 23, 201711 views
Published: August 23, 2017

Waves battered the coastal area of Hung Hom in Hong Kong as Typhoon Hato made landfall on August 23. Typhoon Hato was ranked as a number 10 storm by the Hong Kong Observatory – the highest out of the city’s eight storm warnings at 9:10 am. According to the South China Morning Post, this was the first time a number 10 signal has been issued since 2012. The storm was later downgraded. Schools and workplaces were closed and the majority of flights were either suspended or cancelled as a result of the storm’s 81 mph winds, The Standard reported. Credit: Earth Uncut TV via Storyful

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