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A large-scale closed circulation atmospheric system that develops above the western Pacific Ocean with low barometric pressure and strong winds—64+ knots/hour—that rotate clockwise in the southern hemisphere and counter-clockwise in the northern hemisphere
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In this town where Typhoon 'Nina' (international name: Nock-Ten) made its second landfall on Christmas Day, residents said it took only several minutes of heavy pounding from strong winds to flatten their coastal community.
Celerina Miranda, DA provincial chief, said they have already completed the report of damages caused by the two typhoons right after their landfall since last week which includes the proposed Rehabilitation Plan for the affected farmers.
Typhoon Haima has killed at least seven people in the Philippines, the Washington Post (https://www.
Summary: Haima to develop into super typhoon in the coming days
by Bloomberg A vendor takes shelter next to his closed shop in Manila as Typhoon Sarika slammed central and northern Philippines, on October 16, 2016.
Currently, Eurofighter Typhoons are protecting the skies of Europe, the Middle East and even the Southern Hemisphere.
Hundreds of thousands of people were evacuated from the central Philippines on Monday as a typhoon with winds of up to 150 kph (95 mph) made landfall, dumping heavy rain that could cause flooding, landslides and storm surges, authorities warned.
In September 2009, awareness on typhoons changed dramatically.
Warming waters may boost the destructiveness of future typhoons.
in the Philippines, will start selling “Typhoon Guard (Insurance)”, an insurance product for agricultural producers in the island of Mindanao in southern Philippines to mitigate damages caused by typhoons, after successful acquisition of approval.
The above relationship exists mainly in places affected by typhoons.
Cimafranca said: "This is one of the worst typhoons to hit Philippines in recent times.