Hong Kong hit with strongest Typhoon ‘Nida’ in three decades

Published by August 2, 2016 | 7:30 am

Beijing: Typhoon Nida, which has hit the coast of Chinese territory of Hong Kong, continues to create havoc with residents observing a virtual lockdown in early hours of Tuesday.

Strong winds at 94 mph has gusted the northeast of Hong Kong at Ngong Ping on Tuesday morning.

Chinese authorities have already issued a high alert and the people have been warned to stockpile food and other essentials, as per reports.

Typhoon Nida is considered to be the strongest typhoon in the region since 1983.

Life has come to a standstill for thousands of passengers as trains, planes and even the local transportation system remains shut.

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