At the airport in Hong Kong has canceled more than 140 flights due to Typhoon «Pakhar»

© RIA Novosti / Valery Melnikova in fotobounce to Hong Kong. Archival photoAt the airport in Hong Kong has canceled more than 140 flights due to Typhoon «Pakhar»© RIA Novosti / Valery Melnikovite the image Bank

More than 140 flights canceled at the international airport of Hong Kong due to the upcoming second week of a powerful tropical Typhoon «Pachar,» reports the newspaper South China Morning Post.

«As of 06.00 (01.00 GMT) in Hong Kong international airport were canceled 140 flights», — reports the edition with reference to the administration of the airport.

Also suspended ferry service.

Typhoon «Pakhar» reached the coast of Taishan city in Guangdong province about 9 a.m. (04.00 GMT). The maximum wind speed in the epicenter of the Typhoon is 33 meters per second, which is equivalent to 12 points. Previously, the government of the special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macao announced the eighth (on a 10-point scale) the level of a storm with the approach of Typhoon «Pachar».

Macau, Hong Kong and southern districts of mainland China is still recovering from the most powerful this year in China Typhoon «Hato» which hit the South of the country on Wednesday afternoon. The authorities of Hong Kong and Macau for the first time since 2012, and 1999, respectively, announced higher, the tenth level storm hazard. Victims of the «Hato» the latest figures were 17 people, most of the victims — nine — were in Macau.

For liquidation of consequences of the city government for the first time in history attracted troops of the people’s liberation army (PLA).

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