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tlr online
01-06-03, 23:00
In a mere four days, Tropical Cyclone Chan-hom grew from a Level 1 storm with 65 knot winds, up to a Level 4 with 115 knot winds, and back down to 1 in the southeast Asian region of the Pacific Ocean (1 knot = 1.15 mph). Chan-hom put Guam, Saipan, and the other Northern Mariana Islands on a typhoon watch for a couple of days, but ultimately didn't come near enough to the islands to bring anything more than rain and a little volcanic ash from the erupting Anatahan Island volcano. Chan-hom traveled on a northeasterly path past the islands, and eventually died out on May 27, 2003.

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GeorgeM
01-06-03, 23:28
I've lived through a few typhoons. They look so much tamer from a few miles away eh?

Draco
02-06-03, 05:12
Typhoon is basically the Pacific version of a hurricane...its also a Russian Ballistic Missile Submarine made from Titanium... http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/wave.gif

[ 02. June 2003, 06:13: Message edited by: Draco ]