- Title: Typhoon batters south China, three dead in Macau
- Date: 23rd August 2017
- Summary: ZHUHAI CITY, GUANGDONG PROVINCE, CHINA (AUGUST 23, 2017) (ORIGINALLY PORTRAIT) (REUTERS) VARIOUS OF BROKEN TREES ON GROUND DEBRIS IN HOSPITAL HALL
- Embargoed: 6th September 2017 12:42
- Keywords: damage Macau China weather Typhoon
- Location: TAISHAN CITY AND ZHUHAI CITY, GUANGDONG PROVINCE AND MACAU, CHINA
- City: TAISHAN CITY AND ZHUHAI CITY, GUANGDONG PROVINCE AND MACAU, CHINA
- Country: China
- Topics: Disaster/Accidents,Wind/Hurricane/Typhoons/Tornadoes
- Reuters ID: LVA0036VDN4N9
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: Typhoon Hato made landfall in China's Guangdong province, in Zhuhai city adjacent to Macau, state media reported on Wednesday (August 23).
Hato first slammed into Hong Kong, injuring 34 in the city while killing three in Macau, according to authorities.
Thousands of residents along the Chinese coast were evacuated and fishing vessels were called back to port.
Maximum winds near Hato's centre were recorded at a destructive 155 kph (95 mph) as it continued to move west across Guangdong in the general direction of Hainan island.
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