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
27 Jul 2014, Inquirer.net
Three incoming senior architecture students from the University of the Philippines Diliman developed a climate-adaptive and disaster-resilient school design strong enough to survive supertyphoons like 'Yolanda'...
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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