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Hydrometeorological Processes

Processes or phenomena of atmospheric, hydrological or oceanographic nature

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TROPICAL CYCLONE

Are wind systemscirculating around low pressure area. Formed over warm ocean

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TYPHOON

a large, powerful and violent tropical cyclone, a low pressure area rotating conter-clockwise and forms over the Western Pacific Ocean.

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TYPHOON

This the type of tropical cyclone that mostly ravishes Japan, Philippines, and Taiwan.

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Tropical Depression and Tropical Storms

Less powerful tropical cyclones are called ____ and _____.

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Atlantic Ocean

A typhoon is called a hurricane in the _____.

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(TD) Tropical Depression

(TYPES OF TROPICAL CYCLONES) Have a maximum of sustained winds ofbetween 35 KPH and 64KPH.

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(TS) Tropical Storm

(TYPES OF TROPICAL CYCLONES) Have a maximum of sustained winds of between 65KPH and 118KPH.

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(T) Typhoon

(TYPES OF TROPICAL CYCLONES) Have a maximum of sustained winds of between 118 to184 KPH

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Super typhoon

(TYPES OF TROPICAL CYCLONES) Have a maximum of sustained winds greater than185 KPH

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MONSOONS

These are seasonal wind and rain patterns.

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Amihan/Northeast Monsoon

Brings cloudless skies and cold morning.

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Habagat/Southwest Monsoon

Brings heavy rains

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THUNDERSTORM

A weather condition that produces lightning and thunder, heavy rainfall from cumulonimbus clouds and possibly a tornado. It is a violent local disturbance accompanied by lighting, thunder and heavy rain and often by strong gust ofwind, and sometimes by hail.

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STORM SURGE

The rise of the normal sea levelcaused by the winds ( strong-very strong ) that are directed toward the shore.

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TORNADO

Described as a violent rotating column of air extendingfrom thunderstorm to the ground.

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Coastal Processes

Are events happening in the marine environment (waves, tides, sea level change, crustal movement and storm surge).

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