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

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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