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Are Hurricanes, Cyclones and Typhoons all the same?
Hurricanes, Cyclones and Typhoons are all the same weather phenomenon! Scientists name them differenetly depending just on "Where" the phenomenon occurs.
Hurricanes - Northeast Pacific/ Atlantic region
Typhoon - Northwest Pacific region
Cyclones - South Pacific/ Indian Ocean
Typically, to be classified as a hurricane a.k.a. typhoon, cyclone, the storm must reach a wind speed of at least 118Km/ hour.
Duration can be from the shortest of 1 to 2 days to the longest of 2 weeks, averaging about 4 to 5 days per cycle.
Although there is no scientific consensus linking climate change and hurricane, global warming theoretically causes hurricanes to occur more frequently and making them stronger!!! ...