The leading edge of typhoon Usagi was expected to make landfall near Hong Kong on Sunday night, after the powerful storm battered the Philippines and Taiwan, with forecasters warning of flooding in the city during high tide.

Flights in Hong Kong were canceled, ferry services were disrupted and the government advised its citizens to head home.

At 5 p.m. local time Sunday, the Hong Kong Observatory said Usagi—which was downgraded from a “super” typhoon to “severe”—was about 210 kilometers east of Hong Kong and moving west-northwest at about 20 kilometers per hour.

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