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A hurricane is a tropical cyclone with winds exceeding 74 miles per hour. Typhoons are the name given to these storms when they occur in the Eastern Hemisphere, usually in the western Pacific. Tropical depressions and tropical storms are tropical cyclones with lesser intensity.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Typhoon

A typhoon is a mature tropical cyclone that develops in the western part of the North Pacific Ocean between 180° and 100°E. This region is referred to as the ...

oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/cyclone.html

Hurricanes, cyclones, and typhoons are all the same weather phenomenon; we just use different names for these storms in different places. In the Atlantic and ...

climatechange.cornell.edu/what-is-the-difference-between-a-typhoon-and-a-hurricane

Jonathan Comstock, research support specialist in the Department of Horticulture , replies: 'Typhoon' and 'hurricane' are regional names for the same kind of ...

www.cwb.gov.tw/V7e/knowledge/encyclopedia/me024.htm

Typhoon. a. The origin of the name "typhoon". We all know that a typhoon comes with strong wind and torrential rain, and with these it brings terrible damage to ...

www.cwb.gov.tw/V7e/knowledge/encyclopedia/ty001.htm

What is "typhoon"? A typhoon is a violent tropical cyclone, in meteorological term, which is a low pressure system occurring in tropical oceans. The winds above ...

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Kris Kortokrax on May 23, 2017. According to the Merriam Webster website (the dictionary), a typhoon is: “a hurricane occurring especially in the region of the ...

www.openhazards.com/faq/hurricanes-tropical-cyclones-and-typhoons/what-typhoon

A typhoon is a type of large storm system having a circular or spiral system of violent winds, typically hundreds of kilometers or miles in diameter. The winds ...

www.cbsnews.com/news/typhoon-hurricane-cyclone-heres-the-difference

Nov 11, 2013 ... A powerful typhoon hit the Philippines on Friday before heading toward Vietnam.

news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2013/09/130923-typhoon-hurricane-cyclone-primer-natural-disaster

Sep 25, 2013 ... A powerful typhoon that struck Hong Kong on Sunday killed at least 30 people and forced the evacuation of thousands of people on the China ...