Map: Tracking Typhoon Hinnamnor

Typhoon Hinnamnor could be the strongest storm to make landfall in South Korea’s recorded historical past.

The storm is producing tropical storm power winds over a large swath that additionally consists of elements of China and Japan.

Hinnamnor comes a few month after record-setting rainfall brought deadly flooding to Seoul.

The phrases storm, hurricane and cyclone all confer with tropical cyclones; the time period that’s utilized to a given storm depends on where it originates. Typhoons develop within the northwestern Pacific and often have an effect on Asia. Hurricanes type within the North Atlantic, the northeastern Pacific, the Caribbean Sea or the Gulf of Mexico.

In the Atlantic, major hurricanes are outlined as tropical cyclones with most sustained winds of 111 m.p.h. or increased and are classed as both Category 3, 4 and 5 storms. But within the Asia Pacific area, there are variations in how particular person international locations grade typhoons.



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