Hurricanes and Tropical Storms
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.
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 ...
Jonathan Comstock, research support specialist in the Department of Horticulture
, replies: 'Typhoon' and 'hurricane' are regional names for the same kind of ...
Oct 10, 2014 ... Hurricanes, cyclones, and typhoons are all the same weather phenomenon; we
just use different names for these storms in different places.
Aug 27, 2015 ... What's the difference between a hurricane and a typhoon? Can a hurricane
become a typhoon?
Oct 23, 2015 ... Find out how hurricanes, cyclones and typhoons differ depending on where they
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 ...
Aug 7, 2014 ... One of the biggest sticking points when it comes to weather forecasts is the
public's confusion over the terms "hurricane," "typhoon," and ...
Nov 11, 2013 ... A powerful typhoon hit the Philippines on Friday before heading toward Vietnam.
Nov 8, 2013 ... It's one of, if not, the strongest storm ever recorded on the planet. Super Typhoon
Haiyan slammed into the Philippines with winds touching 235 ...