Their average wind speed at landfall could strengthen by 6 per cent, or 7.2km per hour, the study found. Photo: AP
Their average wind speed at landfall could strengthen by 6 per cent, or 7.2km per hour, the study found. Photo: AP

Climate Change: Typhoons in coastal Asia and China could be twice as powerful by 2100, says Chinese University of Hong Kong study

  • Their overall destructive power could double by the end of the century in the worst-case climate change scenario
  • The projection also suggests that an average typhoon by then will last 56 per cent longer and travel 50 per cent further inland

Topic |   Climate change
Their average wind speed at landfall could strengthen by 6 per cent, or 7.2km per hour, the study found. Photo: AP
Their average wind speed at landfall could strengthen by 6 per cent, or 7.2km per hour, the study found. Photo: AP
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