(Blue Ocean Network - Sept 23, 2013) -- As the worst storm to threaten Hong Kong in 34 years bore down on the territory yesterday, Cathay Pacific suspended all operations for Sunday and today. The Hong Kong-based airline is monitoring the situation and hopes to resume flights this evening.
Super Typhoon Usagi has affected at least 400 flights around the world. Driven by gusts up to 200 km/h, the storm is battering Hong Kong and China’s southern Guangdong province with extreme winds and heavy rain. It is also pounding Taiwan and the Philippines.