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Hong Kong hunkers down for massive Typhoon Usagi

Severe Typhoon Usagi barrelled towards Hong Kong on Sunday, shutting down one of the world’s busiest sea ports and throwing flight schedules into disarray from Europe to the United States. Usagi packed winds of 165 kilometres (103 miles) per hour as it closed in on China’s densely populated Pearl River…

Super Typhoon Usagi on path of destruction towards Philippines, Taiwan and Hong Kong

Super Typhoon Usagi — one of the strongest storms of the year — barrelled towards Hong Kong and southern China on Friday, prompting warnings of fierce winds and torrential rains. Packing gusts of up to 205 kilometres (127 miles) per hour, the storm is projected to roar between the Philippines…