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Typhoon batters HK and south China, three dead in Macau

In Heng Fa Chuen, waves smashed against the sides of oceanfront buildings and surged over a promenade, sweeping away walls and swamping vehicles.

Hong Kong

TYPHOON Hato, a maximum Category 10 storm, slammed into Hong Kong on Wednesday, lashing the Asian financial hub with wind and rain that uprooted trees and forced most businesses to close, while in some places big waves flooded seaside streets.

There were reports of 34...

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