Friday, December 14, 2012

How Hong Kong Escapes from Storm Flooding?


Since after watching how this major Superstorm Sandy can cause a huge disaster of flooding, damaging properties and cutting power to millions of American residents in some parts of the U.S East Coast recently, an NBC News shares an insights news from Hong Kong, situated in a small island in Asia region with proper structure of a huge drainage system under the city in order to escape from flooding and tropical storm (or typhoon) every year.



Hong Kong offers insight into storm prep 

Source: 8 December 2012, Behind the Wall on NBC News 

Hong Kong gets slammed with seven tropical storms a year on average and escapes flooding with a drainage system that looks like a set from a James Bond movie. NBC’s Ian Williams reports.



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(Source: http://behindthewall.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/12/10/15811450-hong-kong-offers-insight-into-storm-prep?lite)