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What’s the difference between cyclones, hurricanes, typhoons? The answer: there is no difference. The National Ocean Service says that hurricane, typhoon, and cyclone are all terms used to describe “a rotating, organized system of clouds and thunderstorms that originates over tropical or subtropical waters.” The location where the storm originates is how scientists determine what …

Almost 300,000 people are set to be evacuated to 700 shelter homes, a spokesperson for India’s Home Ministry said Wednesday. Schools and colleges in affected districts are closed until Friday, officials said. With winds in excess of 120 kph (75 mph), Tropical Cyclone Vayu could become the strongest cyclone to strike northwestern India in decades. …

Gujarat Cyclone Vayu Updates: The NDRF, the army and other agencies have been roped in. New Delhi:  Nearly three lakh people are being evacuated from the western coast as Gujarat prepares for Cyclone Vayu, which is inching closer to the coast. The entire coastline, from Kutch to south Gujarat has been put on “high alert”. …