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Typhoon_Ruby_destruction_in_Hong_Kong_1964

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1964

From Wikimedia Commons

Source:Ta Kung Pao (6 September 1964, page 4)

Another tram disaster. Update: more likely busses than trams.

1964 Scaffolding brought down by 'Typhoon Ruby' is caught by overhead tram power lines on Des Voeux Road West

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1964

1964 Des Voeux Rd Central after Typhoon Ruby

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1964
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18 Typhoon Ruby

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1964

Typhoon damage.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1950

Typhoon damage downtown.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1962

Ships aground after typhoon.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1962

Rare November typhoon's Eye passes directly over Hong Kong.jpg

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1939

An interesting description of a late season typhoon and its “Eye” passing directly over Hong Kong.

2017 Typhoon Hato

place North Point Waglan Island
maximum hourly mean wind 85 km/h 130 km/h
Max wind speed 137 km/h 193 km/h


Injured :129

 

Tregunter Path Between Branksome Towers and Tavistock after Typhoon Rose (I think)

Date picture taken (to nearest decade for older photos): 
1971

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