The strength of Mangkhut near Hong Kong was slightly weaker than that of Super Typhoon Hato which affected Hong Kong in 2017. Moreover, its closest distance to Hong Kong was also farther than that of Hato. However, the overall wind strength over the territory was stronger than that of Hato. The reasons will be explained from the structural point of view of Mangkhut in the latest episode of "Cool Met Stuff".
The video is now available on the "MyObservatory" mobile application and the Observatory's website for your viewing (programme is broadcasted in Cantonese).
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