Typhoon «Pakhar» in Hong Kong claimed the life of one person

© AFP 2017 / Anthony WallaceТропический storm Pakhar in Hong Kong. 27 August 2017Typhoon «Pakhar» in Hong Kong claimed the life of one person© AFP 2017 / Anthony Wallace

One person was killed, 62 injured in Hong Kong due to Typhoon «Pakhar» that hit southern China on Sunday morning, eight people were injured in Macau, according to the newspaper South China Morning Post.

Typhoon «Pakhar» reached the coast of southern China on Sunday around 9 a.m. (04.00 GMT), he addressed the special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macau, and Guangdong province.

Authority of the special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macau due to the Typhoon announced the eighth (on a 10-point scale) the level of storm risk. Because of the rampant disaster in Hong Kong international airport were canceled 670 flights, stopped ferry service, paralyzed public transport, closed schools, banks, government institutions.

On Monday, the meteorological services of Hong Kong and Macau has reduced the danger level to the first and third level, respectively. Works on elimination of consequences of natural disasters, transport gradually returned to work normally.

Macau, Hong Kong and southern districts of mainland China is still recovering from the most powerful this year, Typhoon «Hato» which hit the South of the country last Wednesday. 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», according to the latest data, were 17 people, most of the victims – nine — were in Macau.

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