• Short Summary

    TYPHOON "WANDA" DID GREAT DAMAGE TO HONG KONG NEW TERRITORIES, ESPECIALLY IN CHATIN, TAIPO AND SHATAUKOK.

  • Description

    1.
    LS (PAN) DAMAGED HOUSES IN SHATIN
    3 ft

    2.
    MS - DO. -
    5 1/2 ft

    3.
    MLS PEOPLE (2 SHOTS)
    8 1/2 ft

    4.
    LS (TILT) DAMAGED NEON SIGN
    14 ft

    5.
    LS STREET
    16 1/2 ft

    6.
    MLS CAR HIT BY FALLING WALL
    18 ft

    7.
    MLS PEOPLE CLEANING DEBRIS
    22 ft

    8.
    LS DOG AROUND
    24 ft

    9.
    LS BOATS WASHED UPSHORE (2 SHOTS)
    27 ft

    10.
    LS MEN PUSHING BOATS TO SEA (2 SHOTS)
    31 ft

    11.
    LS BRITISH ARMY HELPING (3 SHOTS)
    38 1/2 ft

    12.
    LS DAMAGED HOUSES
    43 1/2 fat

    13.
    LS ROAD TO UNWRECKED WATERFRONT
    49 ft

    14.
    MLS DAMAGED PIER
    51 ft

    15.
    MLS DAMAGED PIER (PAN TO) GROUNDED SHIP
    54 ft

    16.
    MLS SHIP (3 SHOTS)
    60 ft

    17.
    LS WATERFRONT
    66 1/2 ft

    18.
    LS GROUNDED SHIP
    70 ft



    Initials VTS/S/MK/GAP/AMR



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: TYPHOON "WANDA" DID GREAT DAMAGE TO HONG KONG NEW TERRITORIES, ESPECIALLY IN CHATIN, TAIPO AND SHATAUKOK.

    THE NEW SHATIN MARKET HAS COMPLETELY FLOODED AND A VILLAGE OF 300 HUTS WAS DESTROYED LEAVING NEARLY 3,000 PEOPLE HOMELESS. A HUGE TIDAL WAVE COVERED SHATIN FOR FOUR HOURS AND MADE IT LOOK LIKE A PART OF SEA.

    MORE THAN 2,000 FISHERMAN AND FARMERS IN TAIPO LOST THEIR HOMES. ONE WAS REPORTED DEAD AND TWO MISSING IN THE TYPHOON. 200 BOATS WERE SWEPT AWAY.

    BOTH CIVIL AND MILITARY AUTHORITIES HAVE MOVED IN TO HELP THE VICTIMS.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACUT3H8LOVHEI9X90ZPSHHY82V
    Media URN:
    VLVACUT3H8LOVHEI9X90ZPSHHY82V
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/09/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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