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In pictures: Super typhoon Mangkhut rocked Hong Kong en route to mainland China after killing 64 in Philippines

Typhoon Mangkhut slammed into mainland China late on Sunday after leaving a trail of destruction in Hong Kong and Macau and killing at least 64 people in the northern Philippines. The world's biggest storm this year felled trees and sent skyscrapers swaying in high-rise Hong Kong, injuring more than 200 people there before making landfall on the coast of Jiangmen city, in southern China's Guangdong province.

In pictures: Super typhoon Mangkhut rocked Hong Kong en route to mainland China after killing 64 in Philippines
Aerial shot of houses destroyed at the height of Typhoon Mangkhut in Gattaran, in Cagayan province, on September 16, 2018.
In pictures: Super typhoon Mangkhut rocked Hong Kong en route to mainland China after killing 64 in Philippines
A man wades across the floods in Heng Fa Chuen during the approach of super Typhoon Mangkhut to Hong Kong on September 16, 2018.
In pictures: Super typhoon Mangkhut rocked Hong Kong en route to mainland China after killing 64 in Philippines
Aerial shot of flooded rice and corn fields due to heavy rains brought about by Typhoon Mangkhut near Alcala, Cagayan province, on September 16, 2018.
In pictures: Super typhoon Mangkhut rocked Hong Kong en route to mainland China after killing 64 in Philippines
Fire rescue members help a woman to cross a flooded street in the village of Lei Yu Mun during Super Typhoon Mangkhut in Hong Kong on September 16, 2018.
In pictures: Super typhoon Mangkhut rocked Hong Kong en route to mainland China after killing 64 in Philippines
People battle strong winds as they cross a street ahead of the arrival of Super Typhoon Mangkhut in Yangjiang in China's Guangdong province on September 16, 2018.
In pictures: Super typhoon Mangkhut rocked Hong Kong en route to mainland China after killing 64 in Philippines
A man wades through floodwaters in the village of Lei Yu Mun during Super Typhoon Mangkhut in Hong Kong on September 16, 2018.
In pictures: Super typhoon Mangkhut rocked Hong Kong en route to mainland China after killing 64 in Philippines
Rescuers retrieve one of the bodies trapped in a mudslide in Baguio City, north of Manila on September 16, 2018.
In pictures: Super typhoon Mangkhut rocked Hong Kong en route to mainland China after killing 64 in Philippines
Large waves hit Repulse Bay beach during Super Typhoon Mangkhut in Hong Kong on September 16, 2018.