Super Typhoon Mangkhut: Hong Kong Braces Itself

Super Typhoon Mangkhut: Hong Kong Braces Itself

Super Typhoon Mangkhut: city’s residents prepare for worst as most powerful storm since records began edges closer to Hong Kong

According to the South China Morning Post today, residents are beginning boarding up homes, building flood defenses and stocking up on essential supplies as cost of everyday items soars ahead of the weekend.

Predicted to be the most powerful storm since records began, with maximum sustained winds of up to 240km/h (149mph), the tropical cyclone is forecast to pass within 100km of the city on Sunday morning.

It's without doubt, Airfreight, in particular, could be affected by delays to many flights departing and arriving Hong Kong and Shenzhen.

The port operations could also be affected due to likely quay crane closures. 

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