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Typhoon Hato
Typhoon (JMA scale)
Category 5 (Saffir–Simpson scale)
Rammasun 2014
Hato at peak intensity.
Formed May 9
Dissipated May 17
Highest winds 10-minute sustained: 220 km/h (140 mph)
1-minute sustained:
165 mph (270 km/h)
Gusts: 305 km/h (190 mph)
Fatalities 83
Damage Unknown
Areas affected South China, Luzon, Visayas, Southern Taiwan, Vietnam
Part of the Bluetiger0824’s 2100 Pacific Typhoon Season

Typhoon Hato, known in the Phillipnes as Typhoon Butchoy, is an extremely powerful tropical cylone that existed from May 9 to 17, and perhaps the strongest May typhoon recorded, beating the record set by Typhoon Lola of 1986. It is also considered the worst and the strongest typhoon to hit Macau, Hong Kong and China on reliable record.