Typhoons. By Katherine Kosup. This picture is from NASA. It shows the paths of typhoons. Typhoons mostly happen in the west Pacific Ocean. Where do typhoons typically happen?. This chart shows the frequency of typhoons. As you can see October is the month that has the most typhoons.
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By Katherine Kosup
This picture is from NASA. It shows the paths of typhoons. Typhoons mostly happen in the west Pacific Ocean.Where do typhoons typically happen?
This chart shows the frequency of typhoons. As you can see October is the month that has the most typhoonsHow of often do typhoons happen?
Category One: Winds: 74-95 mph. Storm surge: 4-5 feet.
Category Two: Winds: 96-110 mph. Storm surge: 6-8 feet.
Category Three: Winds: 111-130 mph. Storm surge: 9-12 feet.
Category Four: Winds: 131-155 mph. Storm surge: 13-18 feet.
Category Five: Winds: over 156 mph. Storm surge: over 18 feet.What type of scale is use to classify typhoons?
Typhoons only have many after affects and one is storm surge. “Storm surge is when winds produces a rush of seawater that can devastate coastal areas.” “Storm surge is a local raise in sea level caused by a combination of wind and low atmospheric pressure.” “Storm surge can become more destructive on high tide.
Tropical Depression - An organized system of clouds and thunderstorms with a defined surface circulation and maximum sustained winds of 38 MPH (33 knots) or less. Sustained winds are defined as one-minute average wind measured at about 33 ft (10 meters) above the surface.
“The word typhoon comes from the Chinese term tai-fung, meaning great wind.