Question: What are the 5 categories of typhoon?

These classifications are Tropical Depression, Tropical Storm, Typhoon, and Super Typhoon.

What are the 5 categories of typhoon and the wind speed?

TROPICAL STORM (TS) - a tropical cyclone with maximum wind speed of 62 to 88 kph or 34 - 47 knots. SEVERE TROPICAL STORM (STS) , a tropical cyclone with maximum wind speed of 89 to 117 kph or 48 - 63 knots. TYPHOON (TY) - a tropical cyclone with maximum wind speed of 118 to 220 kph or 64 - 120 knots.

What are the 5 types of typhoon?

PAGASAs Tropical Cyclone Intensity ScaleCategorySustained windsTyphoon (TY)118–220 km/h 64–119 knotsSevere tropical storm (STS)89–117 km/h 48–63 knotsTropical storm (TS)62–88 km/h 34–47 knotsTropical depression (TD)≤61 km/h ≤33 knots1 more row

What are the categories of typhoons?

Japan Meteorological Agencys Tropical Cyclone Intensity ScaleCategorySustained windsVery Strong Typhoon85–104 knots 157–193 km/hTyphoon64–84 knots 118–156 km/hSevere Tropical Storm48–63 knots 89–117 km/hTropical Storm34–47 knots 62–88 km/h2 more rows

What makes a typhoon strong?

Like any tropical cyclone, there are few main requirements for typhoon formation and development: (1) sufficiently warm sea surface temperatures, (2) atmospheric instability, (3) high humidity in the lower to middle levels of the troposphere, (4) enough Coriolis effect to develop a low pressure center, (5) a pre- ...

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