typhoon wind

typhoon wind

[tī′fün ‚wind]
(meteorology)
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3 degrees more by 2100, the team predicts that the average peak typhoon wind speed will increase from 198 to 225 kilometers per hour.
Even so, typhoon wind loads require a steel braced core, outrigger trusses every eight to 10 floors and concrete-filled box columns.
South Korea's previous record for typhoon wind speed was 129.
Leverages the AIR Northwest-Pacific Basinwide Typhoon Model to capture damage to crops and the resulting monetary losses caused by typhoon wind and precipitation
The company said that despite its light-weight feature, ERS structures "are strong and durable, and can withstand typhoon wind speed.
The latter is the intention of Atsushi Shimizu, the founder of Challenergy, a company dedicated to making turbines that can harness typhoon winds.
The entire province is still in total darkness after some electric posts of the Northern Samar Electric Cooperative (Norsamelco) were toppled by strong typhoon winds.
Nothing seems to have changed since then, except the strength of typhoon winds.
The typhoon winds and fierce rainfall triggered landslides, uprooted trees and ripped off roofs, Southern Leyte governor Roger Mercado said.
Yet despite the rural idyll, conditions here can be harsh, with overpowering summer heat and humidity, typhoon winds, periodic seismic activity and flooding from the nearby river.
The Buildings to the Limits exhibition at London's Science Museum shows how the world's tallest building - Taipei 101 in Taiwan - can stand up to 240km/h typhoon winds and reveals the design process behind the world's most unusual building - Beijing's 2008 Olympics National Swimming Centre.