Hurricanes typhoons and cyclones a world of difference

Hurricanes, Typhoons, and Cyclones: A World of Difference


by RV staff writer JCH

What's the difference in a hurricane, a typhoon, and a cyclone? As the saying goes, "location, location, location." The same type of storm, generically called a tropical cyclone, changes its name depending on its location. Students will read about these deadly storms and respond to questions on the facts and the vocabulary.