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Transcript of Typhoon Nina
Images from Shutterstock.com Why it was monumental: •Typhoon Nina that occurred in China was short-lived but intense. It led to the collapse of the Banquio and Shimantan Dams, causing flooding and destruction downstream.
One of the deadliest tropical cyclones recorded in history.
Caused catastrophic damages including the deaths of over 100,000 people because of the resulting floods.
Also caused $1.2 billion dollars in damages.
By:Abby Haverty and Pritha Khanal Typhoon Nina (1975) A typhoon forms in the Northwestern Pacific, which differs from a cyclone that forms in the South Pacific and Indian Ocean. Anatomy and Conditions of the Storm: Category 4
Damage Category: Extreme
130-156 miles per hour maximum wind speed
944-920 mb approximate temperature
13-18 feet approximate storm surge
Brought in heavy rainfall for 3 days – producing more rainfall in 24 hours than an
average years’ worth of rain in Henan Province. THE END Path and Progression:On July 29, 1975, a tropical disturbance arose from a trough line in the Philippine Sea.It then moved southwestward for 36 hours.On July 31, 1975, the storm slowed and turned northwestward before rapidly approaching
the west northwest.
It finally reached typhoon status as it approached Taiwan with winds of 115 mph.
Nina weakened to a tropical storm as it hit mainland China with winds of 70 mph.
Finally dissipated August 6, 1975