Super Typhoon Hinnamnor
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According to a forecast by the Japan Meteorological Agency, the strongest tropical storm of 2022 'Super Typhoon Hinnamnor' is moving toward the East China Sea, threatening Japan's southern islands.
About Super Typhoon Hinnamnor :
It is similar to a category-5 hurricane.
It is currently moving across the East China Sea, threatening the southern islands of Japan and the eastern coast of China.
It is bringing about 257 kilometres per hour and gusts of 314 kilometres per hour.
Hinnamanor is the 11th and strongest tropical storm of 2022.
The epicentre of the storm was about 643 km south-southeast of the island of Kyushu, Japan.
About Tropical Storms :
Hurricanes, cyclones and typhoons are types of tropical storms.
But they are given different names depending on where they appear.
Hurricanes are tropical storms that form over the North Atlantic Ocean and the Northeast Pacific.
Cyclones form over the South Pacific and the Indian Ocean.
Typhoons form over the northwest Pacific Ocean.
To be classified as a super typhoon, a hurricane needs to attain sustained wind speeds of at least 240 kmph.
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