A typhoon is a mature tropical cyclone that develops between 180° and 100°E in the Northern Hemisphere.This region is referred to as the Northwestern Pacific Basin, and is the most active tropical cyclone basin on Earth, accounting for almost one-third of the world's annual tropical cyclones.
Landslides are a particular concern on the mountainous island, where a village was buried during a 2009 typhoon, killing about 700 people. — Fox News, "Taiwan orders evacuations as season's 1st typhoon approaches," 10 July 2018
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ty·phoon (tī-fo͞on′) n. A tropical cyclone occurring in the western Pacific or Indian Oceans. [Alteration (influenced by Chinese terms for typhoons, perhaps Cantonese ...
What's the difference between Hurricane and Typhoon? A cyclone is any mass of air that spirals around a low pressure center. It is an organized collection of thunderstorms embedded in a swirling mass of air.
The Eurofighter Typhoon is a twin-engine, canard-delta wing, multirole fighter. The Typhoon was designed originally as an air superiority fighter and is manufactured by a consortium of Airbus, BAE Systems and Leonardo that conducts the majority of the project through a joint holding company, Eurofighter Jagdflugzeug GmbH formed in 1986.
At least two people were killed and many injured as a mammoth typhoon struck Japan, hurling dangerous winds and threatening to cause major flooding and mudslides.
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