At least 12 people killed by Typhoon “Hato” in southern China

The country’s authorities say it is the most intense typhoon in the last 53 years

Typhoon Hato has left at least 12 people dead and more than 270 wounded as it passes through southern China , CCTV reported on Thursday, which has indicated that eight of the dead have occurred in the administrative region Special of Macau.

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The Chinese authorities have pointed out that it is the typhoon with the greatest intensity of the last 53 years. In Macau, where power supplies and water resources have been cut since noon on Wednesday, a hundred people are still missing.

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“It seems that the city is at war,” said an official in relation to the meteorological phenomenon, which has caused winds of more than 200 kilometers per hour and damages in houses and infrastructures.

Hato landed on Wednesday in Hong Kong, where about 400 flights have been canceled and more than 30 people have been injured.

Chinese authorities have reported that the typhoon, which has arrived in Zhuhai, Guangdong province, continues to travel west to the south of the country on Thursday.

In Guangdond Province, public transport service has been suspended. Thousands of residents have been evacuated to the coastal towns of southern China.

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