One dead, 21 injured as severe storm hits Hong Kong

BEIJING (AP) – A strong tropical storm bearing down on Hong Kong on Wednesday left one person dead and 21 others injured, as city authorities suspended classes, stock market trading and government services.

Typhoon Kompasu moved across the South China Sea before hitting China’s southern island province of Hainan, where it was downgraded to a severe tropical storm with maximum sustained winds of 105 kilometres per hour.

More details on Friday’s Borneo Bulletin