No, the largest typhoon in Hong Kong’s recorded history did not flip a plane 360 degrees right before landing — that viral video is fake. But its wind and rain were a spectacle to behold throughout southern China, where four people died, more than 100 were injured, and over 3 million were evacuated before the storm hit.
Here’s what Typhoon Mangkhut actually looked like in ChinaJia GuoSeptember 17, 20180
Jia Guo is from the coastal city of Qingdao. She has an M.A. in multimedia journalism from NYU and has worked at Facebook and Bloomberg TV in New York City.
June 7, 2019
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