Typhoon Hato, labelled as one of the biggest storms to hit the region has left a path of destruction across Southern China, Hong Kong and Macau. The storm was reported as a category 10 storm with reported 8 fatalities. Here are a few high-level details based on what we know:
- Reported maximum winds near Hato’s centre of 155km/h (95 mph) with damaging results to residential and commercial areas.
- Winds intensified in the morning with winds recorded at Tate’s Cairn and Waglan Island at 77km/h and 72km/h, with maximum gusts of 103km/h and 86km/H.
- Power was lost forcing business, government offices, schools and the stock market to close. Commuter services were also cancelled.
- Residents have been warned to prepare for continued destructive winds, possible flooding and landslips and to stay clear of submerged surrounding areas of the sea.
Cunningham Lindsey Asia has received several claims from local markets. With a network of 9 country offices across Asia, Cunningham Lindsey is ready to assist you and your clients. An initial team of 35 Adjusters have mobilised in Zhuhai and surrounding locations to assist. A team of Adjusters are ready to assist in Macau with more support arriving tomorrow. For more information please contact your local area manager:
Head of MCL Asia Pacific, Head of FAS Global
Cunningham Lindsey Australia
M + 61 408 851 963
CEO Cunningham Lindsey (Singapore) Pte Ltd
D +65 6391 1575
M +65 9622 8529
Managing Director Cunningham Lindsey (Hong Kong) Limited
T +852 2866 8868
M +852 2520 4180
Major & Complex Loss
Cunningham Lindsey China Co. Ltd
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M +86 1380 188 9068
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