The death toll of this month's Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines has risen to 5,209. Learn more about the devastating typhoon.
What's the difference between a typhoon and a hurricane? Depends on where you live. Tropical cyclones with sustained surface winds of 74 mph or more are known as typhoons when they form west of the international date line. East of the line, they're known as hurricanes.
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