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.
Leverages the AIR Northwest-Pacific Basinwide Typhoon Model to capture damage to crops and the resulting monetary losses caused by typhoon wind and precipitation
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.
China is now the fifth largest producer, with over half a million tons per year despite relatively cool conditions and occasional typhoon winds and droughts.
The facility will be able to withstand 170 mph typhoon winds and meet all seismic zone 4 earthquake criteria.
The 26-year-old adventurer was left stranded approximately 560 miles off the coast of Sendai, northeast Japan, after her 22ft boat capsized during typhoon winds.
Yet for all its bucolic charm, the environment can be harsh, with intense heat in summer and frequent typhoon winds, compounded by periodic flooding from the river and seismic activity.
Typhoon winds in Korea have destroyed tents that are being used for the tour.