The weather event on Wednesday (3 August 2006) was a Number Three in name only.
Here's some of what happened when typhoon Prapiroon, 'god of rain', skirted the westerly environs of the territory:
(five-minute TVB News clip)
This longer, English-language news clip was found as a result of having seen a shorter Chinese-language clip posted at EastSouthWestNorth
Hereabouts got off lightly. Thirty-one dead and fourteen missing in Guangdong province.