Typhoon Level 10 Hato Dessimated 1000’s of trees in Hong Kong, Arborists Are Working to Remove Fallen Trees and Inspect Potentially Dangerous Ones

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Typhoon Level 10 Hato Dessimated 1000’s of trees in Hong Kong, Arborists Are Working to Remove Fallen Trees and Inspect Potentially Dangerous Ones

In the aftermath of Typhoon Hato yesterday (August 23, 2017), Hong Kong is left with an utter mess of trees having fallen across major roads, impacting infrastructure and damaging property.  Here are some of the news articles showing the extent of the damages:

http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/health-environment/article/2108014/battered-hong-kong-cleans-after-typhoon-hato

http://hk.apple.nextmedia.com/realtime/breaking/20170823/57115264http://hk.on.cc/hk/bkn/cnt/news/20170823/bkn-20170823081013968-0823_00822_001.html

https://news.mingpao.com/ins/instantnews/web_tc/article/20170823/s00001/1503452809503

https://www.hk01.com/%E6%B8%AF%E8%81%9E/113921/-%E5%A4%A9%E9%B4%BF%E9%A2%A8%E7%90%83-%E8%81%AF%E5%90%88%E9%86%AB%E9%99%A2%E5%A4%96%E5%A4%A7%E6%A8%B9%E5%80%92%E5%A1%8C-%E6%95%91%E8%AD%B7%E8%BB%8A%E4%B8%8D%E8%83%BD%E9%80%B2%E5%87%BA%E6%80%A5%E7%97%87%E5%AE%A4

http://hd.stheadline.com/news/realtime/hk/991553/

http://hk.epochtimes.com/news/2017-08-23/71637502http://passiontimes.hk/article/08-23-2017/41126

https://www.hk01.com/%E6%B8%AF%E8%81%9E/113900/-%E5%A4%A9%E9%B4%BF%E9%A2%A8%E7%90%83-%E8%A5%BF%E8%B2%A2%E5%85%AC%E8%B7%AF%E5%B8%82%E6%B0%91%E5%90%88%E5%8A%9B%E6%90%AC%E6%A8%B9-%E6%9C%AC%E6%B8%AF%E5%A4%9A%E5%8D%80%E7%8F%BE%E5%86%A7%E6%A8%B9%E5%BE%85%E6%B8%85%E7%90%86

https://www.hongkongfp.com/2017/08/23/%F0%9F%94%B4-t10-live-typhoon-hato-batters-hong-kong-city-raises-highest-storm-warning/

Typhoon Preparation for Trees

This shows the high importance of preparing the trees on your property for such massive events.  It is also extremely import to check trees that did not fall down to ensure that they are still structurally stable and not dangerous to people or property.  There is something we call “residual failure” which refers to tree damages that have occurred during a storm, but have not yet fallen down.  These can be extremely dangerous and require attention.

Contact ATP’s team of experienced arborists to check the trees on your property after such a typhoon.

 

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By | 2017-08-24T13:09:50+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Asia Tree News, ATP Company, Hong Kong Tree News, Tree Failure News|0 Comments

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