Typhoon Khanun (2005)

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May 17, 2022

Typhoon Khanun or what in the Philippines is called Typhoon Kiko (Tagalog: Kiko) was the most intense tropical cyclone to hit the coast of Zhejiang Province since Typhoon Wanda in 1956 formed from a low pressure that day. On September 5, 2006, it developed from a convective area in the southeast of Yap. After that it moved to the northwest. From a tropical depression it became a tropical storm on September 7 and intensified into a typhoon the next day. Typhoon Khanun reached its peak intensity on September 10 with winds of about 195 kilometers per hour (120 mph) and a pressure of 920 hectopascals (27.17 millibars of mercury) after weakening. down a little Typhoon Khanun made landfall in Zhejiang province the next day. and weakened further upon landing After moving into the Yellow Sea on September 12, Tropical Storm Khanun became an extratropical cyclone. These storm debris dissipated into the open North Pacific Ocean before being recorded on Sept. 16. When Typhoon Khanun is moving into China The wind that blows from the storm takes away the polluted air that lies ahead. as the smog shrouded the storm's influence. Typhoon Khanun was the 15th storm to hit China in 2005, mainly from landslides caused by heavy rain that swept into Typhoon Khanun. The land is saturated by other storms, so the risk of mudslides is unusually high. Nearly one million people were evacuated from coastal areas in the path of Typhoon B.