Tropical cyclones include depressions, storms and hurricanes. It drifted for 5 days, slowly organizing into a tropical storm on the 15th. Excessive rains fell in mainland China, with locations in Changjiang county measuring up to 831.1 mm in the 3 day period ending late on August 31. For example, the six-year cycle of permanent lists began in 1979. These named storms cause a degree of chaos, with flooding and trees coming down, although often not as bad as it affects other parts of the country. A total of 2 had died in Taiwan due to strong winds and high waves. Initially Faxai was classified as part of Tropical Depression 31W, but post-analysis considers the early part of Faxai's life a separate storm. Early on August 31, the tropical storm began to drift north towards China. Hurricane names are chosen by the World Meteorological Organization. If there are more than 21 named storms in a given year, the Greek alphabet is used for subsequent storms. Posted on July 23, 2011 by stevengoddard I extrapolated out NOAA’s current rate of storm naming and it looks like they could name 200 storms … Damage from the storm amounted to 296.024 million yen (US$3.4 million). Haiyan finally dissipated on October 18. The 2001 Atlantic hurricane season was a fairly active Atlantic hurricane season that produced 17 tropical cyclones, 15 named storms, nine hurricanes, and four major hurricanes. Damage from the storm amounted to 1.1 billion yen (US$12.8 million). Tropical cyclones include depressions, storms and hurricanes. Damages and deaths from a storm include when the storm was a precursor wave or extratropical low. As Faxai moved more quickly to the northwest, its wind speeds increased, becoming a typhoon on the 20th and rapidly intensifying to a peak of 180 mph (290 km/h) on the 23rd. On December 13, a tropical depression formed in the open waters of the West Pacific. August 6, 2001 – Tropical Storm Barry causes tides of 2–3 ft (0.61–0.91 m) along the southeastern coast of Louisiana before it makes landfall on Santa Rosa Beach, Florida on August 6. As the high-pressure moved westwards, Haiyan rapidly weakened to a minimal typhoon and moved westwards too, affecting Taiwan. The name Durian was submitted by Thailand and refers to the Southeast Asian fruit of the same name. Four of the nine were from a Belizean freighter that sank during the storm. Storms in the 1930s. The former’s spelling was corrected to "Wipha" in 2002,[14] while the latter was retired. The Halloween Storm of the Century in 1991, Hurricanes: Overview, Growth, and Development, The Top 10 Earliest 'First' Atlantic Cyclones, M.A., Geography, California State University - Northridge, B.A., Geography, University of California - Davis. The season officially lasted from June 1, 2001, to November 30, 2001, dates which by convention limit the period of each year when tropical cyclones tend to form in the Atlantic Ocean basin. Storms in the 1900s. 45 mph (72 km/h) Tropical Storm Usagi, which formed in the South China Sea on August 8, hit northern Vietnam on the 10th. This is the only time that the names "Vipa" and "Vamei" was used. Late on August 28 it formed into a tropical depression about 300 miles (480 km) south-southwest of Hong Kong. On September 10, Danas spawned a tornado near the city of Ochiai, just outside Tokyo. Late on November 20, 29W became a tropical storm. (When a name is retired, it’s replaced by a new name.) This is the first storm to move in an eastward direction near the equator, since Tropical Storm Greg in 1996. Tropical Depression 22W formed in open waters on September 18. Storms in the 1950s. Lingling continued to intensify, reaching a peak of 130 mph (210 km/h) winds on the 10th in the South China Sea. As a result of Helene, 2 people were killed and there was $16 million in damage. It intensified into a Category 2 typhoon as it created a small eye on September 7. Typhoon Podul became a super typhoon according to the JTWC, attaining strong winds but remaining away from land. Hurricane Ivan was the strongest hurricane of the 2004 Atlantic hurricane season. The initial position of 1.4° N means this storm formed only 85 nautical miles (157 km) north of the equator. During the season 26 named tropical cyclones developed in the Western Pacific and were named by the Japan Meteorological Agency, when it was determined that they had become tropical storms. Should the list of names for a given year prove to be insufficient, names are taken from an auxiliary list, the first 10 of which are published each year before the season starts. It rapidly intensified to a tropical storm, being named as Francisco on September 20. It moved west-northwest over northeastern Hainan late on August 29, before becoming a tropical storm 24 hours later. As such, Faxai was classified as 33W in post-analysis. The storm also crippled ground and air traffic. Still moving eastwards, the storm intensified into a depression by the JMA, two days later. Tropical Depression 08W was a short-lived system that remained far away from land in mid-July. Anyone who watches the weather on TV has heard meteorologists referring to tropical storms and hurricanes by people's names, alternating male and female names, alphabetically. Where Does the Word 'Hurricane' Come From? ", ThoughtCo uses cookies to provide you with a great user experience. Translate this page into Spanish using FreeTranslation.com. In the middle of February, a tropical depression moved across the Philippines. Storms that form east of the date line and north of the equator are called hurricanes; see 2001 Pacific hurricane season. It then became the trend to give hurricanes human names. Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration. Storms that form east of the date line and north of the equator are called hurricanes; see 2001 Pacific hurricane season. A trough forced Chebi west and northwest where it made landfall near Fuzhou City, China. It became a typhoon on September 21 as it moved north. PAGASA assigns names to tropical depressions that form within their area of responsibility and any tropical cyclone that might move into their area of responsibility. Hurricane Case Studies. Chebi killed 82 people, mostly in China, and left $422 million (2001 USD), $457 million (2005 USD). Storms in the 2000s. Later that day, it was designated 24W by the JTWC. The Met Office decided to start giving storms names back in 2014, in the same way they do in America. 1942A, 1942 B, etc.). The 1998 Atlantic hurricane season was the second deadliest Atlantic hurricane season. Storms in the 1940s. The first windstorm to be named was Abigail on 10 November 2015. The JMA classified a small tropical depression on September 16. Emerging into the Indian Ocean on December 29 as a Tropical Depression, it briefly re-strengthened before dissipating on January 1. It became Tropical Storm Lekima on September 24, as it was reported that 1 died. Pressure dropped to 4 millibars, but it failed to reach minimal tropical storm strength. Hurricane Felix was the seventh tropical cyclone, sixth named storm, and the second hurricane of the 2001 Atlantic hurricane season. It was last seen as an exposed surface circulation virtually where it formed on August 21.[11]. Using the criteria of extensive damage and loss of life could lead Harvey, Irma, and Maria to be under consideration for retirement, after devastating Texas, Florida, and Puerto Rico, among other areas, in 2017. Francisco became extratropical on September 25 and dissipated on September 26. Damage from Pabuk amounted to 619.166 million yen (US$7.1 million). Man-yi became a strong typhoon, remaining away from land before dissipating on August 9 east of Japan. On September 8, Danas became a Category 3 typhoon as it moved northwest towards Japan by Typhoon Nari. According to reliable records, this was the eleventh tornado to touch down in the Kanto region. Maring steadily moved northwards due to an intensifying high-pressure area moving southwestwards, as the JTWC upgraded it to a tropical storm on October 13. On September 22, it reached peak intensity as a strong typhoon. Hurricane Harvey at its peak was a category three storm. The National Hurricane Center's Tropical Cyclone Reports contain comprehensive information on each tropical cyclone, including synoptic history, meteorological statistics, casualties and damages, and the post-analysis best track (six-hourly positions and intensities). Seven Other Retired I Storms This Century . Throughout Japan and the Ryukyu Islands, two people were killed by the typhoon and another was injured. It was classified as a Tropical Depression, receiving the name Darna on June 17. Prior to making landfall, tropical storm watches and warnings are issued along the Gulf Coast, west to New Orleans. However, if there is an unusually large or damaging hurricane, the name is retired by the World Meteorological Organization’s hurricane committee because using it again could be considered insensitive and could also cause confusion. Storms before the 1900s. Prior to 1950, hurricanes were named by the year in which they occurred, plus a letter from the alphabet (i.e. But Irene hasn't been the only one lately. Kong-rey developed south of Japan, initially moved to the west but recurved to the northeast, dissipating on July 28. Tropical depressions in this basin have the "W" suffix added to their number. The depression strengthened over the archipelago, becoming a tropical storm on the 7th. Forming east of the Philippines, Trami moved northwestward through its life and dissipated on July 11 over southeastern China. The first hurricane name retired was Carol, a category 3 hurricane (up to 129 mph winds) at its worst when it hit landfall Aug. 31, 1954, in the Northeast. 93 named storm days, 45.5 hurricane days, 22.25 major hurricane days Tied with 1995 for the No. On October 6, it reached peak intensity as a Category 3 storm and weakened to a Category 2 later that day. The name "Nanang" was retired by PAGASA and was replaced by Nando for 2005. The strongest storm on the list was Hurricane Isabel in 2003, a category 5 hurricane with minimum pressure of 915 millibar (mbar). Storms during the season caused more than 12,000 deaths. Tropical Storm Cimaron developed on May 9 and moved northward through the Philippines, dissipating on May 14. [8][9] At least 30 people were killed in a village located in Nantou County which was completely buried by mud and rocks. Power outages and tree damage was widespread in this area. the Southeast Asian fruit of the same name. The names not retired from this list will be used again in the 2005 season. Fortunately, it never approached land. [1] These dates conventionally delimit the period of each year when most tropical cyclones form in the northwestern Pacific Ocean. [2] The Penghu Islands, which took the brunt of the typhoon, suffered considerable damage as 102 fishing boats sank and ten thousand people were left without power. There are six lists of names for Atlantic and Pacific storms. Faxai, the strongest storm of the year, was one of the most intense December typhoons ever recorded. In all, 3680 houses were nearly destroyed, four died, and 3.5 million people were impacted by the weak tropical storm.[11]. Severe Tropical Storm Utor, which developed on June 30 east of the Philippines, brushed northern Luzon on the 4th as a 90 mph (140 km/h) typhoon. It moved westward, hitting the Philippines on the 6th. It dissipated on October 9 as it was absorbed by a trough of low-pressure. 78 casualties and $446 million (2001 USD) in damage can be attributed to Typhoon Durian hitting southern China on July 1 as an 85 mph (137 km/h) typhoon. With Atlantic storm names repeating every six years, that meant Irma would replace Irene in 2017. It continued westward, and finally made landfall east of Hong Kong as a 65 mph (105 km/h) tropical storm on the 20th. This can often result in the same storm having two names. [3] A rain laden typhoon, Chebi produced 100 millimeters of rain across Guangdong. It rapidly became a typhoon and reached peak intensity as a Category 2 on September 27. From April 17 through April 21, a tropical depression persisted to the east of the Philippines. Starting in 2001, new sets of names are implemented. Storms in the 1960s. The names used each year for the storms in the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, and the Caribbean come from six lists of 21 names, established by the World Meteorological Society, that rotate in a cycle in a system that dates back to the 1950s, though the naming convention has evolved over time. When there are more than 21 storms big enough to be named, like happened in 2005, Katrina's year, the Greek alphabet letters come into play for names. Typhoon Krosa was a fast-paced storm that peaked as a Category 3 typhoon. Short-lived tropical depression that did not affect land. Due with land interaction, it was rapidly downgraded to a severe tropical storm and finally dissipated over China on September 30. Later on the 23rd Chebi reached a peak intensity of 85 knots (160 km/h, 100 mph) as the center of the storm was 75 miles (121 km) south of Taiwan. 1. Initially, the storm was classified as Tropical Depression Seven. It later on got back to the Atlantic Ocean before it died on September 25. Nari caused 92 casualties[13] and up to 50 inches (1,300 mm) of rain led to torrential flooding. Remnants of Tropical Storm Allison June 11, 2001 . Names are assigned to storms in alphabetical order as the storms occur.In o… "Typhoon Committee Operational Manual Meteorological Component", "Monthly Tropical Cyclone summary December 1999", "Typhoon Committee Operational Manual 2012", Satellite movie of 2001 Pacific typhoon season, Macau Meteorological Geophysical Services, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=2001_Pacific_typhoon_season&oldid=992586447, Articles with dead external links from August 2019, Articles with permanently dead external links, Articles with unsourced statements from February 2020, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Caroline Islands, Mariana Islands, Philippines, This page was last edited on 6 December 2020, at 01:49. It impacted Japan later that day, bringing strong winds and minimal damage. Atlantic tropical cyclone name lists repeat every six years unless a storm is so severe that the Hurricane Committee votes to retire that name from future lists. This table lists all the storms that developed in the western Pacific Ocean to the west of the International Date Line during the 2001 season. [15] The Japan Meteorological Agency's RSMC Tokyo — Typhoon Center assigns international names to tropical cyclones on behalf of the World Meteorological Organization's Typhoon Committee, should they be judged to have 10-minute sustained windspeeds of 65 km/h, (40 mph). Chebi's heavy rains and strong winds left nine people dead, 28 missing and $13 million (2001 USD) in damage in the Philippines. 1998 Hurricane Georges September 28, 1998. (taken from AccuWeather.com) To Track the current tropical storms click here Storms in the 1920s. The 22nd storm would be named Tropical Storm Alpha, the 23rd would be Tropical Storm Beta, and so on. Here is the list of names for the current hurricane season. Storm surges in Providence, Rhode Island, reached 14.4 feet (4.4 m), and a quarter of the city's downtown ended up underneath 12 feet of water (3.7 m). Early on September 17, it became a tropical storm naming it Vipa. In the wake of the storm, Taiwan's Premier, Chang Chun-hsiung criticized the excessive development of Taiwan and lack of heedance of possible negative effects for the significant loss of life from Toraji. The JMA and other weather centers stopped issuing advisories when the remnants of Chebi dissipated in the eastern Pacific on June 30. Tropical Storm Hermine September 20-21, 1998. Moving northeastward for its entire duration, Wutip became a super typhoon before dissipating on September 2. The name Vamei was retired by the ESCAP/WMO Typhoon Committee. It is extremely unusual to see tropical development this close to the equator. Storm names are retired if they were so deadly or destructive that the future use of the name would be insensitive. It started to move south southwestwards towards the southern part of the South China Sea. Names can be repeated after an interval of six years, but the names of especially severe storms are permanently retired from use. Hurricane Erin August 3, 1995 . Within the North-western Pacific Ocean, both the Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) and the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration assign names to tropical cyclones that develop in the Western Pacific, which can result in a tropical cyclone having two names. Due to the coriolis effect, it became a tropical disturbance on November 16. [16] Should the list of names for the Philippine region be exhausted then names will be taken from an auxiliary list of which the first ten are published each season. Ivan reached Category 5 strength on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale, the highest possible category and the only one of the season. Utor, while not a very strong storm, brought heavy rain amounting to $297.2 million (2001 USD) in damage, as well as causing 197 fatalities. The 2001 Atlantic hurricane season was a fairly active Atlantic hurricane season. Uncommon letters for first names, such as U, X, Y, Q, and Z, are skipped. Incidentally, one somewhat common ice storm corridor is along the Columbia River, where subfreezing air spilling over the Continental Divide can sometimes remain trapped ahead of a wet Pacific storm. Hurricane Isaac. Damages from this storm was unknown. It restrengthened to a typhoon, and as it continued southwestward, Nari reached 100 mph (160 km/h) winds before hitting northeastern Taiwan on the 16th. It finally dissipated on November 24. 2001- Tropical Storm Allison. Storms in the 1970s. [6] About 22 people were killed in Hangzhou when a landslide burst through a construction wall.[7]. Hurricane Earl September 3, 1998 . For several hundred years many hurricanes in the West Indies were named after the particular saint's day on which the hurricane occurred. In the summer of 2019, the Met Office and Met Éireann reopened their social media call for storm names and said that thousands of suggestions were received. To become classified as a tropical storm, a tropical depression needs to graduate to having sustained winds of more than 39 miles per hour; after 79 mph, a storm becomes a hurricane. It then dissipated on September 11. The name Vipa was changed to the correct spelling Wipha in 2002.[14]. For that reason, the World Meteorological Organization develops a list of names that are assigned in alphabetical order to tropical storms as they are discovered in each hurricane season. Continuing northward, it reached it maximum intensity of 45 kts/50 mph before losing organization on the 28th. That evening, it struck Dongxing before weakening back into a tropical depression on September 1 and dissipating the following day. Matt Rosenberg is an award-winning geographer and the author of "The Handy Geography Answer Book" and "The Geography Bee Complete Preparation Handbook. Felix formed on September 7 as a tropical wave had acquired a well-defined center of circulation. The next day, the three agencies, upgraded it to a typhoon. Vipa underwent an extratropical transition on September 21, and fully dissipated southeast of Kamchatka Peninsula on September 23. An area of thunderstorms formed late on the 19th about 100 miles (160 km) south of Pohnpei. List I is a list that usually supplies the names for a below average to normal season, due to being in line during El Niño.List I is made it as far down as the P named storm, which occurred in 2003, with the naming of Peter during that season. This season had 14 named storms, 10 hurricanes, and 3 major hurricanes. Storms in the 1990s. The scope of this article is limited to the Pacific Ocean, north of the equator and west of the international date line. When a tropical storm, or hurricane develops, it is assigned a name by the National Hurricane Center This is so that these particular systems can be identified and explained easily to the people who may be affected by them during the course of a hurricane season.. In Ningde, about 321,400 houses were destroyed by the typhoon. Storms in the 1910s. It rapidly was upgraded to Tropical Depression 21W by the JTWC as it headed towards warm waters. Storms in the 1980s. Krosa did not cause any damage or casualties, but it did affect the Micronesian Islands. When the pilot scheme was announced in 2015, the offices used social media to collect a list of names. This is the current list in use by the National Hurricane Centre. 1995 Hurricane Opal October 4, 1995 . Unused names are marked in gray. The tradition of naming storms … Moving disjointedly northward, by the 27th it developed into a tropical depression 250 miles (400 km) northwest of Wake Island, and by early the next day it had attained tropical storm strength. At first, it was only female names, but after 1978, they used male and female names alternately. The storm made landfall near Freeport, Texas later that day. A tropical depression formed in the Philippine Sea on November 5. List of retired Pacific typhoon names (JMA), http://72.14.207.104/search?q=cache:B1Z3B7KbI6kJ:www.japantoday.com/gidx/news37918.html+Typhoon+Chebi+,+Taiwan&hl=en&gl=us&ct=clnk&cd=4, Typhoon Chebi Brings Rainstorm for Guangdong, http://72.14.207.104/search?q=cache:9R6lRuW8kScJ:www.japantoday.com/gidx/news37987.html+Typhoon+Chebi+,+Taiwan&hl=en&gl=us&ct=clnk&cd=3, Typhoon Chebi Savages Fujian, At Least 79 Killed, https://web.archive.org/web/20010913040430/http://english.pravda.ru/world/2001/06/27/8836.html, "Debris flow hazards and emergency response in Taiwan", http://www.typhoon2000.ph/garyp_mgtcs/aug01.txt. The only time that there is a change in the list is if a storm is so deadlyor costly that the future use of its name on a dif… On July 29, 115 mph (185 km/h) Typhoon Toraji hit eastern Taiwan and continued westward to make landfall on southeast China on the July 30. The depression degenerated after moving westward for about 24 hours. The season had 17 tropical cyclones.Out of the 17 cyclones, 15 became named storms, 9 became hurricanes, and 4 became major hurricanes. Home > History > Featured Storms > Storms in the 2000s. Tropical depressions in this basin have the "W" suffix added to their number. Two people were killed as a result of the storm and damage across several islands amounted to roughly $1 million. The National Hurricane Center's Tropical Cyclone Reports contain comprehensive information on each tropical cyclone, including synoptic history, meteorological statistics, casualties and damages, and the post-analysis best track (six-hourly positions and intensities). Tropical Depression 04W formed on June 19 near Palau where it moved westward and strengthened into Tropical Storm Chebi six hours later. Atlantic Pronunciation Guide (PDF) Since 1953, Atlantic tropical storms had been named from lists originatedby the National Hurricane Center. A cluster of thunderstorms formed and rapidly became Tropical Depression Labuyo by the PAGASA and 23W by the JTWC on September 22. Tropical Storm Helene weakened fast over land. Nari stalled near Okinawa, and became a typhoon on the 7th. It formed on October 3 and was first classified as a tropical depression by the JMA. The next day, the typhoon hit central Vietnam as a 110 mph (180 km/h) typhoon, and dissipated on the 12th. Weak currents, which were prevalent throughout its lifetime, caused it to drift to the northeast where it became a tropical storm on the 6th. [citation needed]. On September 5, a tropical depression developed northeast of Taiwan. Three circulations developed in a monsoon trough in the South China Sea in mid-August. However, one storm lasted until after the end of the season. Tropical Storms formed in the entire west pacific basin are assigned a name by the Tokyo Typhoon Center. Tropical depressions that enter or form in the Philippine area of responsibility are assigned a name by the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration or PAGASA. The name Vamei was retired in 2004 and replaced with Peipah, because of the unique formation and track of this storm. The third formed into a tropical depression which remained stalled west of Luzon between August 16 and 19. Overall, 10,000 potential names were submitted and the list of names was sorted by the organisation's staff members. Chebi then moved generally west-northwest and then to the northwest as the tropical storm passed north of the Philippines on June 21 and entered the Luzon Strait on June 23 as a Category 1 typhoon. Convection increased which made Labuyo go on favorable conditions of becoming a tropical storm. Every six years, the lists of names repeat (not including the names of particularly destructive storms, which are retired). In 2001, Tropical Storm Barry developed in August over the southeastern Gulf of Mexico and made landfall near Destin, Florida, on August 6. Total economic losses in Hainan were near 1.367 billion yuan (US$201.7 million). The storm formed as a Cape Verde-type hurricane in early September, and became the ninth named storm, the sixth hurricane, and the fourth major hurricane of the year. A tropical disturbance formed northeast of the Philippines on June 15. Yutu made landfall to the west of Hong Kong and dissipated on July 26. 200 Named Storms In 2011? Annually, the hurricane season lasts from June to November. This list of names is repeated every 6 years, so that the 1999 list of names is used in 2005 and 2011; 2000 - in 2006 and 2012, etc. Following an assessment of the damage, the Tokyo District Meteorological Observatory ranked it as an F1 on the Fujita scale. It began on June 1, 1998, and it ended on November 30, 1998. The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season list of names includes several that might sound familiar, along with one new name. 1985 Hurricane … These names were contributed to a list of a 140 names submitted by the fourteen members nations and territories of the ESCAP/WMO Typhoon Committee. The 2001 Pacific typhoon season has no official bounds; it ran year-round in 2001, but most tropical cyclones tend to form in the northwestern Pacific Ocean between May and November. Irma was a category five hurricane when it hit the island of Barbuda . On September 22, Helene made landfall in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. 2001 Tropical Storm Barry August 6, 2001. Another short-lived tropical depression persisted from July 16 through July 19. Tropical Depression 32W formed 200 nautical miles (370 km) east of Singapore at 1200 UTC (2000 SGT) on December 26. Along its track, the tornado damaged roofs, downed trees and injured one person. A tropical depression formed on September 3. Cooler waters and upper level shear weakened it until it became extratropical on the 25th. It continued west-northwestward to hit southeastern China on the 6th. Throughout Japan, the storm resulted in six fatalities and injured another 32, nine of which were severe. [15] The names of significant tropical cyclones are retired, by both PAGASA and the Typhoon Committee. Then that name is replaced on its list with another short, distinctive name of the same letter as the name retired. The storm drifted across the island, emerging into the South China Sea on the 18th as a tropical depression. The depression became a tropical storm and was named "Helene". Naming progresses through the year with names assigned in alphabetical order. Up … Tropical Depression 25W formed over the Philippine Sea on October 11. All damage figures are in 2001 USD. No casualties were reported and damages were unknown. Some of the storms experienced by Jamaica have formed… Hurricane Sandy, Hurricane Katrina… The names of hurricanes often carry a lot of history. Tropical Storms formed in the entire west pacific basin are assigned a name by the Tokyo Typhoon Center. (MORE: Hurricane Central)Atlantic hurricane and tropical storm name … The PAGASA named it as Maring 3 hours later. Accelerating as it recurved well northwest of Midway Island, it became a nontropical low late on the 31st as it approached the International Dateline to the south of the Aleutians. Due to the strong pull from Tropical Storm 28W, it gathered more strength becoming Tropical Depression 29W, moving northwestwards and affecting Borneo. The practice of retiring storm names was begun by the United States Weather … The names used each year for the storms in the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, and the Caribbean come from six lists of 21 names, established by the World Meteorological Society, that rotate in a cycle in a system that dates back to the 1950s, though the naming convention has evolved over time. [12] Throughout Japan, Danas was responsible for eight fatalities and injured 48. A tropical depression moved towards the Philippines in the middle of November before turning to the northeast, dissipating on November 25. Lingling, like most typhoons, brought torrential rains and flooding, resulting in 171 deaths in the Philippines (with 118 missing) and 18 deaths in Vietnam. On October 7, Krosa entered cool waters as it rapidly weakened to a tropical storm. Typhoon Haiyan reached peak intensity as a category 2 on October 15, without furthering intensifying to a category 3. 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