Typhoon Koinu strengthened as the storm headed across the South China Sea toward Hong Kong, contrary to earlier expectations by most meteorologists who had predicted it would weaken.

At 5 p.m. Hong Kong time, Koinu had maximum sustained winds of 145 kilometers per hour (90 mph), putting it near a category two hurricane. According to the latest forecast by the city’s observatory, Koinu will be closest to the finance hub during the day on Sunday, when it will pass to the south wi

 » Read More