Why is Philippines often visited by typhoons?
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The three requirements for the formation of tropical revolving storms (typhoons, tropical cyclones, hurricanes - all the same thing) are a sea surface temperature in excess of 26°C, a pre existing low pressure system and further than 5° from the equator.
When the monsoon trough is in the northern hemisphere that provides the low pressure system. The Philippines stretch from 5°N to about 20°N so ...
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