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.
Hurricanes and typhoons are the same weather phenomenon: tropical cyclones. A tropical cyclone is a generic term used by meteorologists to describe a rotating, organized system of clouds and thunderstorms that originates over tropical or subtropical waters and has closed, low-level circulation.
The area was often referred to as the rice bowl of Vietnam, but the Communist Party’s collectivization of farmland, along with successive typhoons and floods, had decimated the harvests.
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