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In Pictures: Hong Kong typhoons over the years

A look back at how Hong Kong has coped through over years with typhoons, through AFP photography.

Typhoon Victor,

Typhoon Victor, 1997. Photo: AFP/Stephen Shaver.

typhoon Victor

Typhoon Victor, 1997. Photo: AFP/Stephen Victor.

typhoon sam

Typhoon Sam, 1999. Photo: AFP/Frederic J. Brown.

Typhoon Utor

Typhoon Utor, 2001. Photo: AFP/Peter Parks.

Black rain,

Black rain, 2005. Photo: AFP/Mike Clarke.

Typhoon Chanchu

Typhoon Chanchu, 2006. Photo: AFP/Antony Dickson.

Typhoon Fengshen

Typhoon Fengshen, 2008. Photo: AFP/Mike Clarke.

Typhoon Fengshen

Typhoon Fengshen, 2008. Photo: AFP/Mike Clarke.

Typhoon Vicente

Typhoon Vicente, 2012. Photo: AFP/Philippe Lopez.

Typhoon Vicente,

Typhoon Vicente, 2012. Photo: AFP/Philippe Lopez.

Typhoon Utor

Typhoon Utor, 2013. Photo: AFP/Philippe Lopez.

 Typhoon Kalmaegi

Typhoon Kalmaegi, 2014. Photo: Xaume Olleros.

Typhoon Nida

Typhoon Nida, 2016. Photo: AFP/Anthony Wallace.

Typhoon Haima

Typhoon Haima, 2016. Photo: AFP/Anthony Wallace.

In Pictures: Hong Kong typhoons over the years