Tuesday/ typhoon Hato hits Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Observatory issued a rare No. 10 ‘Severe Typhoon’ signal at 9:10 a.m. local time and said it will remain in force for “a couple of hours”.
Photographer: Anthony Wallace/AFP via Getty Images. The tall building in the center of the picture is the International Commerce Center.

I see Typhoon Hato is brushing by the south of Hong Kong, closing the stock market as well as the airport there. Here is a write-up just in from Bloomberg Business Week.

I’m sure it’s a somewhat unsettling day for the occupants of the 102nd – 108th floors in the swank Ritz Carlton, at the top of the International Commerce Centre building in Hong Kong!

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