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Casualties and Damage Caused by Tropical Cyclones in Hong Kong since 1960

Casualties and Damage Caused by Tropical Cyclones in Hong Kong since 1960

Year
Date / Month
Name of
tropical cyclone
Persons
dead
Persons
missing
Persons
injured
Ocean-
going
vessels in
trouble
Small
craft
sunk or
wrecked
Small
craft
damaged
1960 4 / 6
-
12 / 6 T. Mary
45
11
127
6
352
462
1961 17 / 5
-
21 / 5 T. Alice
4
0
20
*
*
*
  7 / 9
-
10 / 9 S.T.S. Olga
7
0
0
0
1
0
1962 28 / 8
-
2 / 9 T. Wanda
130
53
*
36
1 297
756
1963 1 / 9
-
9 / 9 T. Faye
3
0
51
0
2
0
1964 26 / 5
-
28 / 5 T. Viola
0
0
41
5
18
18
  2 / 8
-
9 / 8 T. Ida
5
4
56
3
7
60
  2 / 9
-
6 / 9 T. Ruby
38
6
300
20
32
282
  4 / 9
-
10 / 9 T. Sally
9
0
24
0
0
0
  7 /10
-
13 /10 T. Dot
26
10
85
2
31
59
1965 6 / 7
-
16 / 7 T. Freda
2
0
16
0
1
0
  25 / 9
-
28 / 9 T.S. Agnes
5
0
3
0
0
0
1966 12 / 7
-
14 / 7 S.T.S. Lola
1
0
6
0
*
6
1967 19 / 8
-
22 / 8 S.T.S. Kate
0
0
3
3
1
0
1968 17 / 8
-
22 / 8 T. Shirley
0
0
4
1
*
3
1969 22 / 7
-
29 / 7 T. Viola
0
0
0
0
3
0
1970 1 / 8
-
3 / 8 T.D. -
2+
0
0
0
0
0
  8 / 9
-
14 / 9 T. Georgia
0
0
0
2
0
*
1971 15 / 6
-
18 / 6 T. Freda
2
0
30
8
0
0
  16 / 7
-
22 / 7 T. Lucy
0
0
38
10
2
13
  10 / 8
-
17 / 8 T. Rose
110
5
286
33
303
*
1972 4 /11
-
9 /11 T. Pamela
1
0
8
3
0
0
1973 14 / 7
-
20 / 7 T. Dot
1
0
38
14
*
*
1974 7 / 6
-
14 / 6 T. Dinah
0
0
0
1
*
*
  18 / 7
-
22 / 7 T. Ivy
0
0
0
2
*
*
  15 /10
-
19 /10 T. Carmen
1
0
0
5
*
*
  21 /10
-
27 /10 T. Della
0
0
0
2
*
*
1975 10 / 8
-
14 / 8 T.D. -
2
1
0
3
1
*
  9 /10
-
14 /10 T. Elsie
0
0
46
7
2
1
  16 /10
-
23 /10 S.T.S. Flossie
0
0
0
1
*
*
1976 22 / 6
-
4 / 7 T. Ruby
3
2
2
0
0
0
  21 / 7
-
26 / 7 S.T.S. Violet
2
1
1
0
0
0
  5 / 8
-
6 / 8 S.T.S. Clara
0
0
4
0
0
0
  21 / 8
-
24 / 8 T.S. Ellen
27
3
65
0
4
7
  15 / 9
-
21 / 9 T. Iris
0
0
27
6
0
1
1977 4 / 7
-
6 / 7 T.D. -
0
0
2
0
0
0
  3 / 9
-
5 / 9 T.S. Carla
0
0
1
1
0
0
  22 / 9
-
25 / 9 S.T.S. Freda
1
0
37
2
0
0
1978 24 / 7
-
30 / 7 S.T.S. Agnes
3
0
134
0
25
42
  9 / 8
-
12 / 8 T.S. Bonnie
0
0
0
2
0
0
  23 / 8
-
28 / 8 S.T.S. Elaine
1
0
51
8
5
8
  22 / 9
-
26 / 9 S.T.S. Kit
0
7
0
0
1
0
  7 /10
-
16 /10 S.T.S. Nina
0
0
2
0
0
0
  17 /10
-
29 /10 T. Rita
0
0
3
1
5
0
1979 1 / 7
-
6 / 7 T. Ellis
0
0
0
0
2
0
  26 / 7
-
30 / 7 T.S. Gordon
0
0
0
0
2
0
  28 / 7
-
3 / 8 T. Hope
12
0
260
29
167
207
  6 / 8
-
9 / 8 T.D. -
0
0
0
0
3
0
  16 / 9
-
24 / 9 S.T.S. Mac
1
0
67
2
12
0
1980 5 / 7
-
12 / 7 S.T.S. Ida
0
0
0
1
0
0
  18 / 7
-
23 / 7 T. Joe
2
1
59
4
0
1
  20 / 7
-
28 / 7 T. Kim
0
0
0
0
2
1
  29 /10
-
2 /11 T.S. Cary
0
0
0
0
0
2
1981 3 / 7
-
7 / 7 S.T.S. Lynn
0
0
32
0
0
3
1982 27 / 6
-
2 / 7 T.S. Tess
0
0
16
0
1
0
  22 / 7
-
30 / 7 T. Andy
0
0
0
0
0
1
  5 / 9
-
16 / 9 T. Irving
0
0
0
0
0
2
1983 12 / 7
-
19 / 7 T. Vera
0
0
0
0
1
0
  29 / 8
-
9 / 9 T. Ellen
10
12
333
44
135
225
  10 /10
-
14 /10 T. Joe
0
0
58
2
0
3
  20 /10
-
26 /10 S.T.S. Lex
0
0
0
0
0
1
1984 27 / 8
-
7 / 9 T. Ike
0
0
1
0
0
0
1985 19 / 6
-
25 / 6 T. Hal
0
1
13
0
4
2
  1 / 9
-
7 / 9 T. Tess
2
0
12
6
1
3
  13 /10
-
22 /10 T. Dot
0
0
1
0
0
0
1986 3 / 7
-
12 / 7 T. Peggy
1
0
26
3
0
3
  9 / 8
-
12 / 8 T.D. -
0
0
3
0
1
5
  18 / 8
-
6 / 9 T. Wayne
3
1
15+
0
3
0
  11 /10
-
19 /10 T. Ellen
0
0
4
1
2
1
1987 16 /10
-
27 /10 T. Lynn
0
0
1
0
0
0
1988 14 / 7
-
20 / 7 T. Warren
0
1
12
1
2
1
  19 / 9
-
22 / 9 T. Kit
0
0
0
0
0
1
  18 /10
-
23 /10 T. Pat
2
0
1
0
0
0
  21 /10
-
29 /10 T. Ruby
0
0
4
0
0
0
1989 16 / 5
-
21 / 5 T. Brenda
6
1
119
0
3
5
  11 / 7
-
19 / 7 T. Gordon
2
0
31
1
0
8
  8 /10
-
14 /10 T. Dan
0
0
0
1
0
1
1990 15 / 5
-
19 / 5 T. Marian
0
0
0
0
0
1
  15 / 6
-
19 / 6 S.T.S. Nathan
5
1
1
1
0
2
  21 / 6
-
30 / 6 T. Percy
1
0
0
0
0
0
  27 / 7
-
31 / 7 S.T.S. Tasha
0
0
1
0
1
0
  25 / 8
-
30 / 8 T. Becky
0
1
0
0
0
0
  10 / 9
-
20 / 9 T. Ed
0
0
1
0
0
0
1991 15 / 7
-
20 / 7 T. Amy
0
0
1
1
0
2
  20 / 7
-
24 / 7 S.T.S. Brendan
0
0
17
1
1
13
  13 / 8
-
18 / 8 T. Fred
0
0
0
0
1
0
1992 9 / 7
-
14 / 7 T. Eli
0
0
23
0
0
1
  17 / 7
-
18 / 7 T.S. Faye
2
0
24
1
0
3
  19 / 7
-
23 / 7 S.T.S. Gary
0
0
18
2
0
0
1993 21 / 6
-
28 / 6 T. Koryn
0
0
183
0
0
2
  16 / 8
-
21 / 8 T. Tasha
0
0
35
0
0
7
  9 / 9
-
14 / 9 T. Abe
1
0
0
0
0
0
  15 / 9
-
17 / 9 S.T.S. Becky
1
0
130
0
0
10
  23 / 9
-
27 / 9 T. Dot
0
1
48
0
1
0
  28 /10
-
5 /11 T. Ira
2
0
30
0
1
0
1994 23 / 6
-
25 / 6 T.S. Sharon
0
0
5
0
1
1
  25 / 8
-
29 / 8 S.T.S. Harry
1
0
2
0
0
2
1995 7 / 8
-
12 / 8 S.T.S. Helen
3
0
35
0
0
0
  25 / 8
-
1 / 9 T. Kent
0
0
5
0
0
0
  28 / 9
-
4 /10 T. Sibyl
0
0
14
0
0
0
1996 5 / 9
-
10 / 9 T. Sally
2
0
4
0
0
0
  18 / 9
-
23 / 9 S.T.S. Willie
0
1
0
0
0
0
1997 31 / 7
-
3 / 8 T. Victor
1
0
58
0
0
0
  20 / 8
-
23 / 8 T. Zita
0
0
3
0
0
0
1998 7 / 8
-
11 / 8 S.T.S. Penny
1
0
1
0
0
0
  12 / 9
-
14 / 9 T.D. -
0
0
10
0
0
0
  15 /10
-
27 /10 T. Babs
0
0
14
0
0
0
1999 28 /4 - 2 / 5 T.
Leo
0 0 14 0 0 0
  2 /6 - 8 / 6 T.
Maggie
0 0 5 0 2 0
  25 /7 - 28 / 7 T.S.
-
0 0 18 0 0 0
  19 /8 - 23 / 8 T.
Sam
4 0 328 0 0 0
  12 /9 - 17 / 9 T.
York
2 0 500 3 * *
  24 /9 - 26 / 9 S.T.S.
Cam
1 0 23 0 0 0
2000 15 /7
-
16 / 7 T.D. -
0
1
6
0
0
0
  27 /8
-
1 / 9 S.T.S. Maria
2
0
0
0
0
0
  5 /9
-
10 / 9 T. Wukong
0
0
1
0
0
1
2001 30 /6
-
3 / 7 T. Durian
0
0
1
0
0
0
  1 /7
-
8 / 7 T. Utor
1
0
1
0
1
0
  23 /7
-
26 / 7 T. Yutu
0
0
10
0
0
0
  28 /8
-
1 / 9 T.S. Fitow 2
0
0
0
0
0
2002 15 /8
-
20 / 8 S.T.S.
Vongfong
0
0
2
0
0
1
  10 /9
-
13 / 9 S.T.S.
Hagupit
0
0
32
0
0
3
2003 16 /7
-
23 / 7 S.T.S. Koni
0
0
15
0
0
0
  17 /7
-
25 / 7 T. Imbudo
1
0
45
0
2
8
  17 /8
-
26 / 8 T. Krovanh
0
0
11
0
0
2
  29 /8
-
3 / 9 T. Dujuan 0
4
24
0
1
4
2004 14 /7
-
16 / 7 T.S.
Kompasu
0
0
12
0
0
0
2005 10 /8
-
14 / 8 S.T.S. Sanvu
0
0
0
0
0
1
  16 /9
-
19 / 9 T.S. Vicente
2
0
0
0
0
0
  21 /9
-
28 / 9 T. Damrey
0
0
5
0
0
1
2006 9 /5
-
18 / 5 T. Chanchu
0
0
6
0
1
0
  27 /6
-
29 / 6 T.S. Jelawat
1
0
0
0
0
0
  31 /7
-
4 / 8 T. Prapiroon
0
0
8
0
1
4
  6 /8
-
10 / 8 S.T.S. Bopha
0
0
0
0
0
1
  23 /8
-
25 / 8 T.D.
-
0
0
0
0
0
1
  12 /9
-
13 / 9 T.D.
-
0
0
1
0
0
0
  27 / 10
-
6 /11 T.
Cimaron
0
0
4
0
0
0
2007 5 /8
-
11 /8 S.T.S. Pabuk
1
0
17
0
0
0
2008 15 /4
-
20 /4 T. Neoguri
0
0
2
0
0
0
  18 /6
-
26 /6 T. Fengshen
0
0
17
0
0
0
  4 /8
-
8 /8 S.T.S. Kammuri
0
0
37
0
0
0
  17 /8
-
23 /8 T. Nuri
2
0
112
0
0
0
  19 /9
-
25 /9 T.
Hagupit 
0
0
58
0
10
0
2009 15 /7
-
19 /7 T. Molave
0
0
5
0
3
0
  1 /8
-
9 /8 S.T.S. Goni
4
0
10
0
1
0
  9 /9
-
12 /9 T.S. Mujigae
0
0
1
0
0
0
  12 /9
-
16 /9 T. Koppu
0
0
74
0
0
0
2010 19 /7
-
23 /7 T. Chanthu
4
0
30
0
0
0
2011 18 /6
-
25 /6 T.S. Haima
0
0
3
0
1
0
  25 /7
-
31 /7 S.T.S. Nock-ten
0
0
4
0
0
1
  23 /9
-
1 /10 T. Nesat
0
0
26
0
1
1
  27 /9
-
5 /10 S.T. Nalgae
0
0
1
0
0
0
2012 26 /6
-
30 /6 T.S. Doksuri
0
0
2
0
1
0
  20 /7
-
25 /7 S.T. Vicente
0
0
138
0
1
0
  12 /8
-
18 /8 T. Kai-tak
0
0
1
0
0
0
  18 /8
-
30 /8 S.T. Tembin
1
0
1
0
0
0
2013 9 /8
-
16 /8 SuperT. Utor
0
1
9
0
0
0
  17 /9
-
23 /9 SuperT. Usagi
0
0
17
0
0
1
2014 14 /6
-
15 /6 T.S. Hagibis
0
0
1
0
0
0
  14 /9
-
17 /9 T. Kalmaegi
0
0
29
0
0
0
2016 31 /7
-
2 /8 T. Nida
0
0
12
0
0
0
  16 /10
-
18 /10 SuperT. Sarika
0
1
2
0
0
0
  20 /10
-
21 /10 SuperT. Haima
0
0
13
0
0
3
2017 11 /6
-
13 /6 S.T.S. Merbok
0
0
10
0
0
2
  22 /7
-
23 /7 T.S. Roke
0
0
0
0
0
2
  22 /8
-
23 /8 SuperT. Hato
0
0
129
1
0
36
  26 /8
-
27 /8 S.T.S. Pakhar
0
0
62
0
0
15
  2 /9
-
4 /9 S.T.S. Mawar
0
0
0
0
0
8
  14 /10
-
16 /10 S.T. Khanun
0
0
22
0
0
3
2018 5 /6
-
8 /6 T.S. Ewiniar
0
0
1
0
0
6
  17 /7
-
24 /7 T.S. Son-Tinh
0
0
2
0
0
1
  9 /8
-
15 /8 S.T.S. Bebinca
0
0
1
0
0
13
  11 /9
-
13 /9 T.S. Barijat
0
0
0
0
0
2
  14 /9
-
17 /9 SuperT. Mangkhut
0
0
458
0
0
708
  31 /10
-
2 /11 SuperT. Yutu
1
0
1
0
0
2
2019 2 /7
-
3 /7 T.D. Mun
0
0
0
0
0
2
  30 /7
-
3 /8 T.S. Wipha
0
0
20
0
0
8
  24 /8
-
25 /8 S.T.S. Bailu
0
0
0
0
0
2
2020 12 /6
-
14 /6 T.S. Nuri
1
0
1
0
1
5
  31 /7
-
1 /8 T.S. Sinlaku
0
0
4
0
0
4
  18 /8
-
19 /8 T. Higos
0
0
7
0
0
0
  11 /10
-
14 /10 T.S. Nangka
0
0
3
0
0
2
  22 /10
-
24 /10 T. Saudel
0
0
0
0
0
1
2021 6 /7
-
7 /7 T.D. -
0
0
0
0
0
2
  18 /7
-
20 /7 T. Cempaka
1
0
0
0
0
6
  2 /8
-
4 /8 T.S. Lupit
0
0
0
0
0
2
  8 /10
-
10 /10 T.S. Lionrock
2
0
14
0
0
7
  12 /10
-
14 /10 T. Kompasu
0
0
20
0
0
1
N.B.: Based on information supplied by relevant government departments and public utility companies. Damage reports in the local press were also examined and collated.

         * Data unavailable. 

         + Struck by lightning.