Campers Caught Out By Hong Kong's Typhoon Hato

StoryfulWeatherPublished: August 24, 2017
Published: August 24, 2017

Campers vacationing in Hong Kong’s Pui O beach area were swamped by waves and rain on August 23 when Typhoon Hato battered the coast. Typhoon Hato was ranked as a number 10 storm by the Hong Kong Observatory – the highest out of the city’s eight storm warnings. 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. This video shows a swamped campsite and poor weather conditions in Hong Kong on August 23. Credit: Instagram/Yura Kutsij via Storyful

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