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- New damage was reported in southern Japan, where Typhoon Nanmadol hit over the weekend.
- Typhoon Nanmadol is one of the biggest storms to hit Japan in years - and the 14th typhoon of the season. The name was contributed by Micronesia and refers to the Nan Madol archaeological site on Pohnpei.
- A typhoon is a mature tropical cyclone that develops between 180° and 100°E in the Northern Hemisphere. This region is referred to as the Northwestern Pacific Basin, and is the most active tropical cyclone basin on Earth, accounting for almost one-third of the world's annual tropical cyclones.
- For organizational purposes, the northern Pacific Ocean is divided into three regions: the eastern (North America to 140°W), central (140°W to 180°), and western (180° to 100°E).
Like any tropical cyclone, there are several 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-existing low level focus or disturbance, and
(6) a low vertical wind shear.
Read all about tropical Cyclones: https://www.iasgyan.in/blogs/cyclone-burevi-all-about-tropical-cyclones