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This book was written to help all interested readers discover the whole exciting and ungovernable world of such weather phenomena as typhoons, hurricanes and cyclones. The history and science of cyclones around the planet have both considerably evolved since the first edition of this popular wnd world recognized publication was released about twenty years ago. Among the changes made to the content of this volume we would note the improved techniques for the forecasting, increased duration and intensity of the associated records and new naming systems. The book also features many serious updates and data on the recent cyclones, typhoons and hurricanes together with the loss and devastation caused by them. We all know how destructive and deadly they were. This is a completely revised and updated edition of the book containing many photos and illustrations, plus historical events, and other information. A generally excellent title giving readers a truly impressive amount of information related to the hurricanes as well as all related terminology using an encyclopedic layout allowing for the fast search. It is expected to be of great interest not only to a technical-related people but also to a general audience. The names of the individual storms have also been provided.