1926 St. Francis Street, Wan Chai = 聖佛蘭士街

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Rainstorm, Hong Kong, July 1926.

Rainfall, described at the time as ''phenomenal'' during a prolonged and very severe thunderstorm hit Hong Kong on the 19th July 1926. 21 inches of rain fell in 18 hours causing severe flooding and massive landslides. The photograph shows St. Francis Street, in Wan Chai extensively damaged by the rainstorm.

Original from The National Archives UK


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Date picture taken
19 Jul 1926
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