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Hong Kong Typhoon - some photos of Park Island during a typhoon.

There was a strong typhoon that hit Hong Kong today. It was very windy on Park Island, and the typhoon weather in Hong Kong caused damage across the city.
On Park Island the damage was relatively minor. I captured some photos of Hong Kong during a typhoon below:

Some minor damage to a plant.

A tree was blown over at the Ma Wan beach on Park Island. The smell of a freshly collapsed tree is really nice by the way!
 A Ma Wan resident decides to go swimming during the typhoon. Probably not such a good idea...

Various potted plant were blown over.

Heavy rain gets blown across the Park Island estate. The palm trees seem to survive the gale fore winds though :)

Waves crash up against the Park Island surf club-house. Not a single lifeguard in sight by the way, despite one brave (stupid?) soul swimming.

Some parts of the beach on Ma Wan were washed away. If you look closely, you can see what an important part the plants on the beach play in helping to retain sand. In the second photo you can see…