Hong Kong transport resumes after typhoon, Macau struggles to recover
Aug 26, 2017, 01:18
The help of the PLA is allowed for disaster relief, under the Basic Law of both Macau and Hong Kong, if the government of the Special Administrative Region in question requests it. The gambling hub was forced to rely on backup generators to power its casinos.
Rated non-life insurance companies in Macau are expected to be able to withstand the losses driven by Typhoon Hato, which made landfall north of Macau as a Category 2 typhoon on the Saffir-Simpson Scale on the 23rd of August, 2017, with much of the loss being passed to reinsurers, according to A.M. Best.
As Hong Kong cleaned up after the trail of wreckage left behind by Typhoon Hato on Wednesday, one unlikely resident was spotted lending a helping hand and clearing fallen tree branches by the side of a road - movie star Chow Yun-fat. "Hato is the strongest typhoon in 53 years and has brought tremendous damage to Macau", Chui told reporters. The official death toll in Macau hit 10 on Friday night after yet another man's body was pulled from an underground vehicle park.
Amidst mounting public outrage at the government's handling of the storm, including the perceived failure to adequately warn residents as the storm approached, Macau's leader Chui apologised and said the head of the local observatory, Fong Soi-kun would step down. Schools, businesses and the stock market were forced to close in Hong Kong, and flights were canceled.
Hong Kong braces for tropical storm just days after Hato
Severe flooding overwhelmed Macau, which is in the process of building new infrastructure such as a light rail, to cope with a surge in visitors.
Three men, aged 30, 45 and 62, were killed in falls and accidents related to the heavy rain and gusting winds from the typhoon and two other people were listed as missing, Macau's Government Information Bureau said. Macau has rapidly transformed since 1999 into a gambling hub many times larger than Las Vegas, with major USA casinos piling in.
The level 10 warning typhoon Hato headed towards Hong Kong Wednesday morning, coming within 37 miles of land before heading west towards China, where it lost some of its strength.
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