If so, you can save yourself a lot of time by downloading our modules below. Tropical storms that originate above oceans in tropical areas and move toward the coastal areas brings about large scale destruction because it is accompanied with violent winds and heavy rainfall. This is one of the most destructive natural calamities. Tropical storms are quite unique because they usually only occur during the warmer months of the year.
The Philippines consists of a group of islands in the South China Sea. The country regularly suffers from large typhoons that move in from the south west every year during the tropical storm season. This case study is about Typhoon Haiyan, which is unofficially the fourth most intense tropical cyclone ever observed. Sea-level rise is happening globally but is particularly affecting the Philippines.
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