In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Summer brings warm winds from the South Pacific, and typhoons, especially to the southern regions of the country.
- Hurricanes, like their regional cousin a typhoon, both come from the family of tropical cyclones.
- They include delays caused by storms, typhoons and snowfall.
- Many lives in Pacific states have been spared from earthquakes, tsunamis, typhoons and hurricanes in the last 50 years or so thanks to the system.
- Severe tropical cyclones correspond to the hurricanes or typhoons of other parts of the world.
- He complained that the community flooded every time a typhoon or tropical storm swept through Taoyuan.
- In the Pacific they are known as typhoons, in the Indian Ocean as cyclones.
- Other great winds like hurricanes, typhoons and cyclones, are essentially just high winds.
- Hurricanes, typhoons and tornados are commonplace.
- The Far East, Australasia and the Indian Ocean have their fair share of typhoons and monsoons.
- You have a lot of coastal dwellers particularly in the north, where cyclones and even typhoons, hurricanes are a problem, and we warmer waters are going to generate more intense cyclones.
- It is the super-cells within the tropical cyclones, such as hurricanes or typhoons that produce very heavy downpours as these storms start to move inland.
- There has been an observed and recorded link between the sea surface temperature and the frequency and intensity of tropical storms, typhoons and hurricanes.
- Kobayashi said last month's deadly earthquake in the central region of Niigata and typhoons that hit western provinces would have dampened the figures.
- Each year, the tropics are battered by up to 40 hurricanes, typhoons, and cyclones, while floods and landslides occur everywhere in numbers too great to keep track of.
- Well, there have been strong hurricanes and cyclones and typhoons in other parts of the world this year.
- In other parts of the world, the same types of storms are called typhoons or cyclones.
- Hurricanes, tornadoes, typhoons, lightning storms, nothing was a match for what was experienced almost every night in our house.
- Records for heavy rain, flooding, hurricanes and typhoons as well as drought and dust storms are increasingly being broken.
- The archives show names for typhoons in the western Pacific all of the way back to 1945.
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