Hurricane, cyclone and typhoon are different terms for the same weather phenomenon: torrential rain and maximum sustained wind speeds (near center) exceeding 119 kilometers per hour:
In the western North Atlantic, central and eastern North Pacific, Caribbean Sea and Gulf of Mexico, such a weather phenomenon is called “hurricanes”.
In the western North Pacific, it is called “typhoons”
In the Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea, it is called “cyclones”
In western South Pacific and southeast India Ocean, it is called “severe tropical cyclones”
In the southwest India Ocean, it is called “tropical cyclones”
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