K S Lall asked in Science & MathematicsWeather · 4 months ago

What is the difference between a hurricane, a typhoon, and a cyclone?

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  • 2 weeks ago

    The difference is where you are standing on earth.

  • Anonymous
    4 months ago

    They're all different word's to describe a tropical stormz

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  • Anonymous
    4 months ago

    wrong forum.  belongs in homework help

  • Zirp
    Lv 7
    4 months ago

    mainly the place where they are. Typhoons are in the pacific, hurricanes are in the americas

    or something like that

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  • 4 months ago

    Depending on their location and strength, tropical cyclones are referred to by other names, such as hurricane, typhoon, tropical storm, cyclonic storm, tropical depression, or simply as a cyclone.

  • 4 months ago

    A hurricane is any storm with sustained winds in excess of 74mph.  A cyclone is a particular weather system characterised by extreme low pressure and may involve hurricane force winds.  A typhoon is a cyclone associated with the Pacific Ocean.  So all typhoons are cyclones but not all cyclones are typhoons and both can be hurricanes.

  • 4 months ago

    Hurricane is a Western world cyclone (more or less). Typhoon is an Eastern world cyclone (more or less). Cyclone is a swirling cloud and thunderstorm over tropical and subtropical waters. 

    If there’s a cyclone in the United States then it’s called a hurricane. If there’s a cyclone in India, it’s called a typhoon. 

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