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
14 Sep 2014, IBTimes
One year after Super Typhoon Haiyan, during which many of the 8,000 killed drowned in the surges, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council warned of possible landslides, two-metre storm surges and flash flooding as typhoon Kalmaegi slams into the northeast provinces of the Philippines...
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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