cyclone

Strong cyclone hits Tonga, killing at least 1

NUKU’ALOFA, Tonga (AP) — Authorities were searching remote islands for cyclone victims on Sunday after the most powerful storm to hit Tonga in decades cut a swathe of destruction through this South Pacific archipelago, leaving […]

01/12/2014

This Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows Typhoon Haiyan over the Philippines, at 22:30 UTC (5:30 p.m. EST). Haiyan, the world's strongest typhoon of the year, slammed into the Philippines early Friday. (AP Photo/NOAA)

Hurricane? Cyclone? Typhoon? Here’s the difference

WASHINGTON (AP) — A powerful typhoon hit the Philippines on Friday and moved out to the South China Sea: HURRICANE? CYCLONE? TYPHOON? They’re all the same, officially tropical cyclones. But they just use distinctive terms […]

11/09/2013

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