Typhoon / Cyclone / Hurricane Images
: Hurricanes, cyclones, and typhoons are all the same weather phenomenon; we just use different names for these storms in different places. In the Atlantic and Northeast Pacific, the term “hurricane” is used. The same type of disturbance in the Northwest Pacific is called a “typhoon” and “cyclones” occur in the South Pacific and Indian Ocean.
Paramilitary policemen remove toppled trees after Typhoon Meranti swept through Xiamen, Fujian province, China, on September 15, 2016.
A woman stands amid downed tree branches on a street in Xiamen, Chinas eastern Fujian province, after Typhoon Meranti made landfall on September 15, 2016.
An ancient bridge is seen collapsed as typhoon Meranti hits southeast China, in Yongchun, Fujian province, China, on September 15, 2016. Typhoon Meranti made landfall in Fujian early September 15 with winds up to 230kph, knocking out electricity in some areas and causing rail delays.
A man stands in front of a damaged vehicle and convenience store after Typhoon Meranti made landfall, in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, on September 15, 2016.
A general view shows an overturned fishing boat in the aftermath of super typhoon Meranti, at Sizihwan in Kaohsiung on September 15, 2016.
A man carries a woman across a river at Petit Goave where a bridge collapsed during the rains of the Hurricane Matthew, southwest of Port-au-Prince, on October 5, 2016.
A man is carried across the river La Digue in Petit Goave where the bridge collapsed during the rains of the Hurricane Matthew, southwest of Port-au-Prince, on October 5, 2016.
An aerial view of a collapsed bridge after Hurricane Matthew passes Petit Goave, Haiti, on October 5, 2016.
Haitian people cross the river La Digue in Petit Goave where the bridge collapsed during the rains of the Hurricane Matthew, southwest of Port-au-Prince, on October 5, 2016.
People bike on the beach ahead of hurricane Matthew in Atlantic Beach, Florida, on October 5, 2016.
People cook their meal next to fallen trees after Hurricane Matthew passes Jeremie, Haiti, on October 5, 2016.
People who were evacuated return to their homes in the Carbonera community of Guantanamo, Cuba following Hurricane Matthew, October 5, 2016.
A car stands on its side after being blown away by winds brought by Hurricane Matthew in Jeremie, Haiti, on October 7, 2016. People across southwest Haiti were digging through the wreckage of their homes Friday, salvaging what they could of their meager possessions after Matthew killed hundreds of people in the impoverished country.
A man starts repairs on his home destroyed by Hurricane Matthew, in Jeremie, in western Haiti, on October 7, 2016. The full scale of the devastation in hurricane-hit rural Haiti became clear as the death toll surged over 400, three days after Hurricane Matthew leveled huge swaths of the country’s south.
A teenage boy lugs two buckets of water through a street permeated with wreckage caused by Hurricane Matthew in Baracoa, Cuba, on October 7, 2016.