A cyclone is a non-frontal storm system that is characterized by a low pressure centre, spiral rain bands and strong winds. Usually it originates over tropical or subtropical waters and rotates clockwise in the southern hemisphere and counter-clockwise in the northern hemisphere. source: CRED
26 Mar 2015, TRF
'There was nowhere to work after the tsunami,' explained Chikako Sasaki. 'So we decided to open this cafe, and now we all enjoy working here together.' The restaurant is just one example of many innovative approaches taken to help eastern Sendai's farmers bounce back from the tsunami...
People exposed per year
|5||Taiwan, prov. of China||6,507,695|
Source of data: 2009 Global Assessment Report
|Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database|
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