Total rainfall: 495 mm
Rainfall on 1966-06-
11th : 78 mm
12th : 383 mm
13th : 34 mm
Between 11 and 13 June 1966, heavy rainstorms resulted in 64 deaths, 48 persons missing, and 29 injured. The number of affected people amounted to 6,183 and the affected areas included Tsuen Wan, Tai Po, Castle Peak, Yuen Long, the outlying islands, Shau Kei Wan, Aberdeen, Causeway Bay, Kennedy Town and Ngau Tau Kok in Kowloon. The situation was more serious on Hong Kong Island. In the Aberdeen area alone, 1,200 people were affected. 58 In the New Territories, particularly in Tai Po and Yuen Long, farmland was seriously damaged. According to newspapers, 95% of the paddy fields and 50% of the vegetable fields in Tai Po were flooded and destroyed. In Yuen Long, 35% of the rice fields were flooded. As agricultural products suffered severe losses, food prices rose accordingly.
See also:1966 Peak Road landslide
Film on Youtube by British Pathé: Floods And Landslides, Many Dead (1966)