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typhoon nancy (1961)

Super Typhoon Nancy, also known as the 2nd Muroto Typhoon...

wikipedia - 16 Sep 2016
Super Typhoon Nancy, also known as the 2nd Muroto Typhoon (第二室戸台風, Daini-muroto Taifū?), was an extremely powerful tropical cyclone of the 1961 Pacific typhoon season. The system had possibly the strongest winds ever measured in a tropical cyclone, tied with Hurricane Patricia of 2015. It caused extensive damage and at least 173 deaths and thousands of injuries in Japan and elsewhere in September 1961.
typhoon nancy (1961)

The US-based Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) as reference, Masters said that Yolanda's average strength of 195 mph (315 kph) with gusts up to 235 mph (378 kph) during landfall surpassed the previous record set in 1969 by Hurricane Camille, which ...
typhoon nancy (1961)

Is climate change making hurricanes worse? - 19 Sep 2017
The world's records for most intense hurricane (by wind speed) remain tied: Sustained winds of 215 mph for Typhoon Nancy (1961) in the Northwest Pacific Ocean and Hurricane Patricia (2015) in eastern Pacific Ocean. Irma's 185 mph winds were some of ...
typhoon nancy (1961)

Just How Strong Is Hurricane Irma?

Scientific American - 06 Sep 2017
By the way, hurricanes, cyclones and typhoons are all the same thing; they're just different names used in different regions. “Smaller” hurricanes can still be terribly dangerous and damaging, too; Hurricane Harvey, which just drowned Texas and ...
typhoon nancy (1961)

Typhoon Tip: Earth's largest, most intense storm ever recorded

Yahoo News Canada (blog) - 11 Sep 2017
The Pacific Ocean gets these massive storms, too, except they're not called hurricanes, they're dubbed typhoons. Hurricanes and typhoons are both tropical cyclones, another term for large rotating storm systems carrying an enormous amount of power.
typhoon nancy (1961)

Hurricane Irma shatters multiple records | SunStar

Sun.Star - 11 Sep 2017
HURRICANE Irma, rampaging across the Caribbean toward the Bahamas and south Florida, is smashing not only homes and hotels but weather records as well. The Category Five super-storm has generated winds averaging 295 kilometers per hour (183 ...
typhoon nancy (1961)

We may have just seen a truly ominous new weather record

Washington Post - 11 Feb 2016
The first is the simple fact that, as Masters noted, when you pore over our hurricane records, it turns out that the 1961 Pacific typhoon Nancy was also recorded as having 185 knot winds. However, Masters discounted this measurement, writing that “the ...
typhoon nancy (1961)

Was Typhoon Haiyan a Record Storm?

Scientific American (blog) - 17 Nov 2013
Three others had higher sustained winds while out at sea, then weakened before hitting land: Typhoon Nancy in 961, with 215 mph winds; Typhoon Violet in 1961, with 205 mph winds; and Typhoon Ida, in 1958, with 200 mph winds. All three eventually hit ...
typhoon nancy (1961)

Why did Hurricane Patricia become a monster so quickly?

Chicago Tribune - 23 Oct 2015
In the Eastern Hemisphere, satellite estimates measured Typhoon Nancy at 215 mph in 1961 and Typhoon Violet at 205 mph also in 1961, but satellite measurements aren't as precise, Masters said. (Hurricanes, typhoons and cyclones are all the same thing ...
typhoon nancy (1961)

ASU Child Drama Collection extends its reach to scholars

Arizona State University - 20 Sep 2017
Arizona State University's Child Drama Collection is the largest, most utilized and internationally renowned youth-theater repository in the world, according to university officials. It lures scholars, playwrights, performers and students from around ...
typhoon nancy (1961)

4 Deadliest Typhoons in History

Global Indonesian Voices ( - 20 Nov 2013
An aerial view of a coastal town, devastated by super Typhoon Haiyan, in Samar province in central Philippines November 11, 2013. (Photo source: Reuters/Erik De Castro). Many people consider typhoons and hurricanes as same entities. According to ...
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Hurricane Patricia breaks several records - 24 Oct 2015
In an El Nino year, typhoons often reach the Saffir-Simpson category 5. These cyclones have so far provided the most extreme figures: Super Typhoon Nancy (1961), Super Typhoon Violet (1961), and Super Typhoon Ida (1958) all have been listed with winds ...
typhoon nancy (1961)

Deadliest typhoons in the Philippines - 08 Nov 2013
But the strongest cyclone in history in terms of winds was Super Typhoon Nancy, which whipped Japan in 1961. It packed maximum sustained winds of 346 kph. It made landfall as Category 2. Yolanda, described as an equivalent of a Category 5 hurricane in ...
typhoon nancy (1961)

Hurricane Patricia 'Records' Not Real

The Epoch Times - 01 Nov 2015
The most intense TC, as defined by maximum sustained surface wind speed, was Typhoon Nancy in the Northwest Pacific Ocean in 1961. Nancy attained 215 mph. Six TCs between 1959 and 1997 exceeded 190 mph. According to The Weather Channel, ...
typhoon nancy (1961)

Did El Niño give Hurricane Patricia more kick?

The Conversation US - 26 Oct 2015
That 1979 typhoon was the most intense ever recorded with a central pressure of 870 mbar. Nor did it include Typhoon Nancy, a 1961 typhoon which holds the record for the highest ever 1 minute sustained wind speed of 215 miles per hour. Read more.
typhoon nancy (1961)

Strongest Hurricanes Getting Stronger - 03 Sep 2008
However, Typhoon Nancy in 1961, in the Northwest Pacific Ocean, was said to have maximum sustained winds of 215 mph, according to the World Meteorological Organization's Commission on Climatology, a clearinghouse for climate records set up at ...

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