The Philippines are visited on the average by twenty or more typhoons annually.
could approach no nearer than two miles to the shore, where typhoons of the southwest monsoon not infrequently obliged them to lie several days before they could be unloaded.
He is also the father of dangerous winds (typhoons), and by later writers is identified with the Egyptian Seth.
A calamitous atmospheric feature is the periodical arrival of storms called typhoons (Japanese tai-fu or great wind).
The sea immediately south of Formosa is the birthplace of innumerable typhoons, but the high mountains of the island protect it partially against the extreme violence of the wind.
It forms part of the long line of islands which are interposed as a protective barrier between the Asiatic coast and the outer Pacific, and is the cause of the immunity from typhoons enjoyed by the ports of China from Amoy to the Yellow Sea.
A uniformly high temperature, excessive humidity, heavy rainfalls and violent tropical storms, known as typhoons or baguios, are characteristic of the Philippine climate.
The meteorological record for ten years ended 1905 shows a total of 120 typhoons, being an average of 12 annually.
Out here in Southern Kyushu we 've typhoons [hurricanes ].
Out here in Southern Kyushu we 've typhoons [hurricanes] .
Specifically, it named the powerful typhoons that in 1274 and 1281 destroyed the Mongol fleets that were set to invade Japan.
In summer, it bakes in its own heat before the arrival of autumn heralds a wave of powerful typhoons.
The native's traditional homes are underground in order to offer safe refuge from the severe typhoons that ravage the area every autumn.
Also the costs of Japanese typhoons could increase by around two-thirds to reach £ 19 billion.
Alf was one of a party of POW's who were tragically attacked by RAF typhoons when they were being marched to another camp.
The native 's traditional homes are underground in order to offer safe refuge from the severe typhoons that ravage the area every autumn.
Alf was one of a party of POW 's who were tragically attacked by RAF Typhoons when they were being marched to another camp.
This system allowed them to make very accurate predictions about earthly changes such as typhoons and other storms, as well as the best time for farmers to plant and harvest crops.
Maximum sustained winds were near 90 knots and was one of the strongest typhoons to impact the region in several years.
In Annam the rainy season begins during September and lasts for three or four months, corresponding with the northeast monsoon and also with a period of typhoons.
Impacted by summer typhoons and winter snowstorms, the park requires careful environmental conservation and maintenance of hiking trails.
In the months before our visit Taiwan was hit by a few typhoons and a lot of people were killed.
Thus, in 1902by no means an abnormal yearstatistics show the following disasters owing to typhoons: casualties to human life, 3639; ships and boats lost, 3244; buildings destroyed wholly or partially, 695,062; land inundated, 1,071,575 acres; roads destroyed, 1236 m.; bridges washed away, 13, 685; embankments broken, 705 m.; crops damaged, 8,712,655 bushels.
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