Typhoon Kompasu: 6 injured, 1 dead as T8 city lockdown to remain for most of Wed

A man has died after being injured during Typhoon Kompasu. The T8-signal storm brought severe floods and gales to the city just days after it was hammered by another tropical storm.

Strong waves near Heng Fa Chuen when Typhoon Kompasu hits Hong Kong on October 13, 2021. Photo: Stand News.

Hong Kong remained at a halt on Wednesday with the Observatory saying that the No.8 Northeast Gale warning will stay in place until at least 4 p.m.

Photo: HKO.

According to the Hospital Authority, as at 10.45 a.m. on Wednesday, five men and two women sought medical treatment at the Accident and Emergency Department in local public hospitals following injuries sustained during the typhoon period. One man passed away after he was hospitalised.


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