Cyclone, hurricane, typhoon: Different names, same phenomenon

Cyclone, hurricane, typhoon: Different names, same phenomenon

Paris, France | AFP |   – They may have different names according to the region they hit, but typhoons, hurricanes and cyclones are all violent tropical storms that can generate 10 times as much energy as the Hiroshima atomic bomb. Typhoon is the Asian term for a low-pressure system that is called a hurricane […]

09.12.2014 · Filled under: Environment, World News ·
PAGASA to use old list of cyclone names for 2014

PAGASA to use old list of cyclone names for 2014

MANILA (Mabuhay) — State weather forecasters are using a new old list of names for the cyclones that will enter the Philippine area of responsibility in 2014. While the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration’s 2014 list is different from that of last year, it has the same names as those in 2010. The […]

09.01.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Expect increasingly violent cyclones, weather experts warn

Expect increasingly violent cyclones, weather experts warn

By Jean-Louis Pany PARIS (AFP) – Meteorologists have yet to formally link global warming to typhoons like the one that devastated the Philippines, but they expect increasingly extreme weather phenomena due to a rise in ocean temperatures. The trail of death and destruction left in the wake of Super Typhoon Haiyan was at the forefront […]

13.11.2013 · Filled under: Environment, Science & Technology, World News ·
Cyclone, hurricane, typhoon: Different names, same phenomenon

Cyclone, hurricane, typhoon: Different names, same phenomenon

PARIS  (AFP) – They may have different names according to the region they hit, but typhoons, hurricanes and cyclones are all violent tropical storms that can generate 10 times as much energy as the Hiroshima atomic bomb. The typhoon that devastated the Philippines, wiping out entire towns with a death toll that could soar well […]

12.11.2013 · Filled under: Environment, Science & Technology ·
3 cyclones to hit PHL in October

3 cyclones to hit PHL in October

MANILA (Mabuhay) – At least three tropical cyclones may develop inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) for the month of October, a state weather forecaster said. PAGASA weather division chief Robert Sawi said the cyclones are most likely to make landfall in northern and central Luzon, and western Visayas. Sawi added that October is […]

02.10.2012 · Filled under: Philippine News ·