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Typhoon

Typhoon – Is a tropical cyclone that forms in the northwestern Pacific Ocean. The basin is demarcated within the Pacific Ocean from Asia, north of the equator, and west of the international date line. Typhoons feature heavy rains and winds that maintain speeds equal to or greater than 74 mph (119 km/hr). Orgin: Hakka dialect “tai foon”, Cantonese phrase “dai fung”, Mandarin “dà fēng all with the meaning “Big Wind”