Tropical Storm Pakhar and Typhoon Hato

Severe Tropical Storm Pakhar has swept into southern China, bringing heavy rain and strong wind to Hong Kong and Macau as the region reels from the strongest typhoon in decades that left at least 22 dead.

Storm Pakhar packed maximum sustained winds of 90km per hour and gusts of up to 106kph.

Typhoon Hato, known in the Philippines as Tropical Storm Isang, was a strong tropical cyclone that struck South China in August 2017.