A typhoon is a tropical storm occurring in the Northwest Pacific Ocean and having sustained winds in excess of 73 miles per hour. In other parts of the world, these types of storms can be called hurricanes or cyclones. More »

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Hurricanes occur in the Atlantic and eastern Pacific ocean, and typhoons takes place in the western Pacific ocean. Both hurricanes and typhoons are tropical cyclones, which are masses of air that gather around low pressu... More »

Tropical storms originating in the Atlantic Ocean are called hurricanes while the same storms originating in the Pacific are called typhoons. Both storms are associated with winds that move in a circular vortex pattern. ... More »

A typhoon is a tropical cyclone that occurs in the Northwest Pacific Ocean, explains the National Ocean Service. Typhoons, cyclones and hurricanes are all the same type of weather disturbance, but different names are use... More »

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To be classified as a hurricane, a storm must have sustained winds of at least 74 miles per hour. On the Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale, a Category 1 hurricane has sustained winds of from 74 to 95 miles per hour. More »

Hurricanes, typhoons and tropical cyclones all refer to storms in which the winds reach more than 74 miles per hour. The difference in the names refers to the location where the storm originates. A hurricane is confined ... More »

According to Accuweather, for a snowstorm to be classified a blizzard, it needs winds of at least 35 miles per hour, and blowing or falling snow must reduce visibility to less than a quarter of a mile. If the storm susta... More »