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What is difference between hurricane,typhoon,cyclone?

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Asked by Pathfinder, 30 Oct '12 01:09 am
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The only difference between a hurricane, a cyclone, and a typhoon is the location where the storm occurs..In the Atlantic and Northeast Pacific, the term hurricane is used. The same type of disturbance in the Northwest Pacific is called a typhoon and cyclones occur in the South Pacific and Indian Ocean.
Answered by beena john, 30 Oct '12 09:24 am

 
  
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Due to their long-term persistence, and the need for a unique identifier in issuing forecasts and warnings, cyclones are given names according to policy . .A typhoon is a mature tropical cyclone that develops in the northwestern part of the Pacific Ocean between 180 and 100E.Identical phenomena in the eastern north Pacific are called hurricanes.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 30 Oct '12 04:25 am

 
  
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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 Northeast Pacific, the term hurricane is used. The same type of disturbance in the Northwest Pacific is called a typhoon and cyclones occur in the South Pacific and Indian Ocean.

The ingredients for these storms include a pre-existing weather disturbance, warm tropical oceans, moisture, and relatively light winds. If the right conditions persist long enough, they can combine to produce the violent winds, incredible waves, torrential rains, and floods we associate with this phenomenon.

In the Atlantic, hurricane season officially runs June 1 to November 30. However, while 97 percent of tropical activity occurs during this time period, there is nothing magical in these dates, and hurricanes have occurred outside of these six months.
Answered by Raaj, 30 Oct '12 01:17 am

 
  
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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 Northeast Pacific, the term hurricane is used. The same type of disturbance in the Northwest Pacific is called a typhoon and cyclones occur in the South Pacific and Indian Ocean.

The ingredients for these storms include a pre-existing weather disturbance, warm tropical oceans, moisture, and relatively light winds. If the right conditions persist long enough, they can combine to produce the violent winds, incredible waves, torrential rains, and floods we associate with this phenomenon.

In the Atlantic, hurricane season officially runs June 1 to November 30. However, while 97 percent of tropical activity occurs during this time period, there is nothing magical in these dates, and hurricanes have occurred outside of these six months
Answered by Aman anand, 30 Oct '12 03:33 pm

 
  
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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 Northeast Pacific, the term hurricane is used. The same type of disturbance in the Northwest Pacific is called a typhoon and cyclones occur in the South Pacific and Indian Ocean.
Answered by aflatoon, 30 Oct '12 09:38 am

 
  
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Google is more knowledgable than me in that :P
Answered by MAdhavan Avadhany, 30 Oct '12 01:10 am

 
  
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