Hong Kong has been battered by a powerful typhoon as weather authorities raised the hurricane threat to 10 for the first time in five years.
Offices and schools were closed, the stock market suspended trading, ferries stayed in port, and hundreds of flights were cancelled.
h3. Strong winds and risk of floods
Typohoon Hato brought with it sustained winds of 165 kilometres per hour and gusts of up to 192 kilometres per hour.
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