According to accounts in the media, Asia’s financial center Hong Kong experienced its heaviest rainfall in 140 years on Friday, resulting in two fatalities and more than 100 injuries.
On September 8, 2023, record-breaking rains cause a substantial portion of a retail center in Hong Kong, China, to become submerged. The Hong Kong Observatory recorded more than 158 millimeters (6.2 inches) of rain between 11 p.m. and midnight on Friday, the greatest hourly rainfall since records began in 1884, paralyzing much of Hong Kong. On September 8, after the city experienced the greatest rainfall since records began in 1952, debris can be seen on a road in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China. A view of a landslip after significant rain in Hong Kong, China. Following a lot of rain, people in Hong Kong, China, take pictures of a landslide. Traffic closures, flooding at malls and train stations, massive floods, and landslides have all been brought on by the heavy rains. Following the most rainstorm recorded in Shenzhen since records began in 1952, workers can be seen on a street that has overflowed in Guangdong province, China. Following record-breaking rainfall, volunteers in Hong Kong, China, carry bags and clean up inside a subway station.