Typhoon Usagi kills 25 in China and causes chaos at Hong Kong airpor

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Typhoon Usagi has hit Hong Kong and the south China Guangdong province, killing 25 people and injuring at least four others.

Winds of up to 180km/h were recorded in some areas. The victims have either drowned or been hit by debris from trees, buildings and cars.

Air travellers faced another day of chaos today as airlines struggled to clear a backlog of passengers at Chek Lap Kok airport.

Hundreds of passengers were left stranded at the airport after flights were cancelled or delayed. On Sunday, at least 370 flights were cancelled and 76 delayed.

A woman was injured by a falling sign on Au Pui Wan Street in Sha Tin. She was taken to Prince of Wales Hospital with minor injuries and released, reports South China Morning Post. http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1315653/25-dead-china-and-chaos-hong-kong-airport-wake-typhoon-usagi

A woman was injured by a falling sign on Au Pui Wan Street in Sha Tin. She was taken to Prince of Wales Hospital with minor injuries and released.

Later, a car carrying a Now TV news team crashed near the Cross Harbour Tunnel entrance in Wan Chai. A male driver and a male passenger were hurt. They were taken to Ruttonjee Hospital with minor injuries.