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Typhoon Lashes Hong Kong, Makes Landfall in China

A typhoon swirled past Hong Kong on Sunday, barreling toward the Chinese coast and gaining strength over the South China Sea after it wreaked havoc in the Philippines and killed at least 28 people. Packing gale force winds of more than 200 kph (125 mph), tropical cyclone Mangkhut is considered the strongest to hit the region this year, equivalent to a maximum Category 5 hurricane in the Atlantic. The typhoon came ashore at Taishan, in southern China at 5 p.m. Sunday with torrential...

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