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a tropical cyclone occurring in the western Pacific or Indian oceans

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Both the typhoon and Captain MacWhirr presented themselves to me as the necessities of the deep conviction with which I approached the subject of the story.
At a less advanced season of the year the typhoon, according to a famous meteorologist, would have passed away like a luminous cascade of electric flame; but in the winter equinox it was to be feared that it would burst upon them with great violence.
As for Phileas Fogg, it seemed just as if the typhoon were a part of his programme.
We must have been well in the path of the trans-Pacific steamships when the typhoon moderated, and here, to the surprise of the hunters, we found ourselves in the midst of seals--a second herd, or sort of rear-guard, they declared, and a most unusual thing.
She trotted forth to raise a typhoon off the cook-house, and almost on her shadow rolled in the Babu, robed as to the shoulders like a Roman emperor, jowled like Titus, bare-headed, with new patent- leather shoes, in highest condition of fat, exuding joy and salutations.
Woodburn's optimism could revive hopes in the industry that there might be progress on the much-anticipated, but yet to materialize deal to sell 48 Typhoons to Saudi Arabia.
Four Typhoons will be flown by pilots from 29 (R) Squadron RAF, normally based at RAF Coningsby where they train RAF pilots how to fly and fight Typhoon.
This typhoon brought more destruction than (typhoons) 'Yolanda' and 'Reming' (international name: Durian),' Oliveros said.
The government is hastening the provision of various assistance for victims severely affected by previous typhoons Karen and Lawin, Department of Agriculture (DA) officials here said.
uk/news/2016/10/20/typhoon-haima-philippines-death-toll-rises-as-ferocious-gales-an/) one of the most powerful typhoons to hit the Philippines.
The Philippines is normally visited by some 20 typhoons and storms annually.
About 20 storms and typhoons hit the Philippines each year.
While deployed, Typhoons carried Enhanced Paveway II bombs and logged some 3,000 flying hours and over 600 sorties during a six-month period.
About 20 major typhoons pass through the Philippines each year.
Based on historical data on typhoons or tropical cyclones, around 19 to 20 typhoons enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) annually.