Hong Kong hit by typhoon as 40 reported dead in Philippines

Typhoon pounds southern China after battering Hong Kong

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Along the coast, the gambling enclave of Macau, which was hit hard by Super Typhoon Hato last August, closed all its casinos, and all fishing boats from China's Guangdong province have been called into port. There were no reported deaths in Hong Kong, a city well prepared for tropical cyclones.

At the moment, Mangkhut is positioned 62 miles west of Hong Kong, but high winds are still able to make a full impact.

The world's biggest storm this year left large expanses in the north of the main Philippine main island of Luzon underwater as fierce winds tore trees from the ground and rain unleashed dozens of landslides.

The Hainan provincial tourist department has ordered all scenic areas, schools and outdoor businesses to close on Sunday and Monday morning.

High waves hit the shore at Heng Fa Chuen, a residental district near the waterfront, as Typhoon Mangkhut slams Hong Kong on Sunday.

The Airport Authority Hong Kong reported that most flights have been canceled or delayed.

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Water levels surged 3.5 meters (12 feet) in some places, waves swamped roads and washed up live fish, washing into some residential blocks and a mall in an eastern district. The city of Shenzhen also canceled all flights between Sunday and early Monday morning. Landslides caused by the pounding storm hit two villages in Itogon town in the mountain province of Benguet.

"I thought my child wouldn't survive because cars could not move outside", said this woman in the Philippines.

Super typhoon Mangkhut, with hurricane-force winds well over 200 kilometers per hour (124 miles/h), had barreled past the northern tip of the Philippines, killing at least 50 people.

"The Zhuhai city government spent the financial subsidy that they received from the central government a year ago on rebuilding the city", paving new roads and reinforcing sidewalks, he said.

The typhoon, the strongest to hit the Philippines so far this year, also triggered floods and knocked out electricity in seven provinces, affecting more than 4 million people.

In Zhuhai, traffic resumed normal operations after the local government on Monday morning downgraded the typhoon alert to yellow, second-to-lowest in a four-tier warning system.

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The area was one of the most affected by floods from Typhoon Hato, which left 10 people dead a year ago.

Three more deaths have been reported in northeastern Cagayan province, where the typhoon made landfall.

Overall, at least 64 people have died in typhoon-related incidents in the northern Philippines, mostly from landslides and collapsed houses, according to the national police.

The Philippines appeared to have been spared the high number of casualties many had feared.

Although the typhoon has now passed over the Philippines, police said that 45 people, mostly gold miners - are still missing and feared to have been trapped or killed by the landslides. A massive evacuation ahead of Mangkhut helped lessen potential casualties, with about 87,000 people evacuating from high-risk areas, officials said.

The typhoon lashed the northern Philippines with maximum winds of 205km/h and gusts of up to 285km/h.

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